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New & Noteworthy, July 22nd – Stranger Things

Posted by on July 22, 2016

After a couple of weeks of quiet, the release calendar has come roaring back, with a deluge of new items appearing to form a list that is the very definition of eclectic. You’re not likely to find a list as diverse as this for awhile, so be prepared to jump around in different genres for […]

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The Absence, Black Crown Initiate members detail their favorite NES games

Posted by on July 18, 2016

Last week, Nintendo announced that they would be reissuing their flagship 1985 NES system as the NES Classic Edition. Given that it was everywhere for a good decade (it wasn’t discontinued until 1995, and was in 30% of U.S. households by 1990), several generation of gamers grew up on the console.  We asked some bands and […]

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Contest: Win a copy of Black Crown Initiate’s ‘Selves We Cannot Forgive!’

Posted by on July 15, 2016

Next Friday (22), Pennsylvania’s Black Crown Initiate will release their long-awaited sophomore album, Selves We Cannot Forgive. We’ve already heard a few songs from it, like “For Red Cloud” and yesterday, the band unveiled another song, “Vicious Lives,” that shows the softer side of the band. The two songs show off the range the band has, and […]

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‘Metalix’ host Brad Lopez on metal he’s looking forward to this year

Posted by on March 11, 2016

Metal fans have plenty to be excited about in 2016. Megadeth and Anthrax are both touring in support of highly anticipated new releases; Between the Buried and Me headlines a guitar virtuoso showcase in the US with August Burns Red and The Faceless and the Summer Slaughter Tour is already asking fans who they want to see this […]

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Jungle Rot release “Doomsday” video after alleged government flagging

Posted by on March 9, 2016

Last time we spoke about Jungle Rot, aside from their appearance at this year’s edition of the Metal Alliance tour with Dying Fetus and The Acacia Strain, it was regarding their latest music video “Doomsday” getting flagged by the government for inciting “dissention.” The had previously posted the news and said the video was going […]

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Metal Alliance announces tour dates, confirms bands for 2016 edition

Posted by on March 7, 2016

A few days ago, we got some leaked information regarding the Metal Alliance tour’s lineup for its comeback this year and it was just a matter of time to be able to confirm that information and it seems like the information was right. The tour has officially confirm the bands it will boast on this […]

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Rumor: Dying Fetus, The Acacia Strain, Jungle Rot to play Metal Alliance tour

Posted by on February 25, 2016

Last year, we saw the end of many festivals, including the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and its sister tour Uproar Festival because of the million problems they had to face, mostly on the business side of things, but another tour that went through some struggle as well was the Metal Alliance tour. The tour went from dropping […]

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This is the best ‘Star Wars’ theme cover ever

Posted by on December 18, 2015

By now, you’ve either already seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens or are actively avoiding spoilers. We don’t have any, since we haven’t seen it yet. However, this is the best cover of the theme we’ve heard, by a band calling themselves Galactic Empire. Featuring a pair of Stormtroopers, Darth Vader on guitar and Boba Fett […]

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CMJ Music Marathon 2015: The week in metal

Posted by on October 13, 2015

This week marks the annual CMJ Music Marathon, an annual convention and music festival that takes place in New York centered around college radio. While radio can get ignored by some in the face of so many other entertainment options, there are still about 200 radio stations around the United States and Canada that feature metal programming. […]

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Cattle Decapitation announce North American tour, stream new album

Posted by on August 4, 2015

If for any reason, you’re missing the Summer Slaughter tour happening right now but wanted to catch Cattle Decapitation on stage, we got great news for you. With the upcoming release of their newest album The Anthropocene Extinction on August 7th via Metal Blade Records, it was just a matter of time for them to hit the road on their […]

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