Creator-Destructor Records is ultra-stoked to announce the impending release of Critical Hits, the debut LP by California-based quartet, GYGAX, release the first single into the public with an exclusive stream of […]
NEUROSIS announces the details for the band’s upcoming stateside 30th anniversary performances set to take place in San Francisco this March, including the opening support acts and ticket links. Passing […]
Another night, another show, that’s what I like to say. There is a certain pleasure in seeing the same touring package on consecutive nights in cities four hours apart, and that’s what I ended up doing when I saw Fulgora, Child Bite and King Parrot […]
Scott Kelly is an inspiring dude and one who is a pleasure to talk to. He has a lot of deep thoughts and well articulated emotions and getting to pick […]
Mike Scheidt is a cosmic dude and he has some pretty fascinating views about the nature of reality as well as what doom metal means in a larger context. In an in depth interview we get to see Scheidy at his absolute finest, shooting the shit about what he loves.
Heavy metal masters who are on the brink of becoming true lords of the genre, Battlecross are one of the most exciting bands out there today. It was an honor to sit down the always eloquent Hiran Deraniyagala and learn about what makes his music so special.
Among Dubai’s most extreme bands to emerge from the territory, death/thrash legion,NERVECELL, is readying for the re-release of their critically fawned-upon Psychogenocide full-length, set to drop via Unique Leader Records […]
Battlecross have started to carve out their own spot in the scene as a sort of ‘gateway band’. Sure they’re no Metallica, but when it comes to group ushering fans into the world of death metal it seems that there is no better option than Battlecross. These guys have a decidedly accessible sound that’s a lot less alienating than the music of many of their peers.
I’ve been having a hard time lately. School has been getting intense, past demons are catching up to me, and I have to, God forbid, see my family in a few weeks. Yet when the ghosts of the past start to find you, you need something that cleanses, something that allows you to stand up and shout, finding your own way forward through the darkness, the thorns in the side of anybody and everybody sent to this cursed world of ours. For me, it seems that the way forward was provided by means of a modern day legend, Whitechapel.
As a whole, metal is a genre traditionally define by testosterone driven competition; Whether, it’s 90’s European black metal, or millennial death core, there is a certain reptilian-brain need where fans/bands feel the need to assert their superiority as the most ‘heavy, brutal, ect’. ……..