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Top 5 bands that shaped Disparager’s sound

Posted by on April 25, 2019

Next Friday (3rd) Brooklyn’s melodic heavy metallers Disparager’s new album Existential Dread will be released (order here).  The LP was produced by Ja Maas (Defeater, Bane, H2O, Counterparts) and mastered by Mike Kalajian (Machine Head, Saosin, Moving Mountains). Their latest effort touches the subject surrounding human emotions such as sorrow, sadness, and anguish. As the […]

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Watch Isis perform for the first time in eight years at Caleb Scofield tribute show

Posted by on October 15, 2018

The livestream from the West Coast tribute show to the late Cave In, Old Man Gloom, Zozobra bassist Caleb Scofield that took place on Saturday (13th) is still available. A Celebration of the Life & Art of Caleb Scofield was held at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA, which featured the return of post metallers […]

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Cave In, Old Man Gloom, Converge, Isis comment on passing of Caleb Scofield

Posted by on March 30, 2018

On Wednesday, the world lost a very talented musician and great person when Cave In, Old Man Gloom and Zozobra singer and bassist Caleb Scofield died in a car accident. As donations continue to pour in for his family, some of the bands and musicians that he played in and in his community are paying […]

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Spotify playlist: Songs that inspire Fortis Amor mastermind Ryan Duke

Posted by on May 10, 2017

Next Friday (19), one-man progressive metal machine Ryan Duke’s project, Fortis Amor, will be releasing a self-titled album. Following two EP’s, Fortis Amor consists of earlier material from Ryan. The 10-track album will appeal to fans of Between the Buried and Me and Nevermore, and while Ryan created almost everything on the album, it does feature guest […]

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Top 10s of the year from members of Melvins, Palms, Byzantine, Primordial, Oni, Gozu

Posted by on December 19, 2016

We’ve gotten a lot of great music this year, and while you may have been following along with our list of the best music of 2016 as according to us, the artists that made some of that music should have a say in it as well. That’s why we reached out to a handful of […]

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Isis probably not reforming but Sumac is recording

Posted by on October 30, 2015

Our friends at Metal Injection recently stumbled upon an ISISTHEBAND Instagram account, with just two photos, the word “Reunion,” and a link to their (at the moment) blank website. The text that accompanies the two photos says “we want a reunion,” so it’s pretty certain that this isn’t legit. After forming in 1997, Isis called it […]

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Metal albums in MS paint are as hysterical, intentionally bad as they sound

Posted by on August 19, 2015

Thanks to our friends at Metal Injection (who in turn found this on Reddit), we were hipped to a Facebook page titled Minimalist awful album art on ms paint and also avant garde haikus. The page is pretty self-explanatory, and it’s as funny, bizarre, and sometimes strangely well-done as you might expect to see some […]

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I See Stars Facebook page hacked by ISIS?

Posted by on June 17, 2015

Just twelve hours after Donald Trump publicly announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election, Michigan band I See Stars declares allegiance to ISIS. Errrr… well, not exactly. Sometime late last night somebody got ahold of their Facebook account and decided to have a little fun. While the exact motives behind the hack were unknown, […]

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Old Man Gloom bringing Mare on the road

Posted by on May 15, 2015

After a short run of West Coast tour dates with Coliseum earlier this year, Old Man Gloom will be hitting the road again and playing a few shows in the northeast in early September. Along on this tour will be Mare from Toronto. Anyone who remembers this band and their lone 2004 self-titled EP can attest […]

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Spylacopa streaming entire Parallels album

Posted by on March 31, 2015

The new Spylacopa album, Parallels, is offically out and can be streamed below. Candiria guitarist John LaMacchia is the sole official member of the Spylacopa, but works with former ISIS bassist Jeff Caxide and Made Out of Babies vocalist Julie Christmas on this release, among others. It’s been since 2008 when the band released their self-titled EP, as it was the […]

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