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Wayfarer’s “Vaudeville” Sets the Silver Screen Ablaze
We unveil a new single from the Denver quartet's upcoming full-length "A Romance with Violence" -- here, Wayfarer echoes the American West through cinematic songwriting and dense atmospherics.
Postmodern Surge: The Ocean, Robin Staps, and Two Decades of Titanship (New Single + Inter…
The Ocean's latest and potentially greatest album "Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic" emerges later this month -- we unveil a new single "Pleistocene" (in music video form) and then catch up at length with founder Robin Staps about what's to become.
Undeath’s “Lord of the Grave” Cuts Your Head Right Off (New Single + Interview)
And you thought death metal couldn't possibly get any better -- here's a new single from Undeath's noggin-loppin' debut album "Lesions of a Different Kind" + an interview with vocalist Alex Jones.
Skeletal Remains’ “Congregation of Flesh” (New Single + Music Video)
California death metal quartet Skeletal Remains will be releasing their fourth full-length "The Entombment of Chaos" next month -- watch the music video for the latest single now.
Desolator Lay Down “The Great Law of the Dead” (Song Premiere)
New death metal? New death metal. This Swedish outfit will release their first full-length in seven years next month -- stream the album's closing song now which features a guest solo by Nile guitarist Karl Sanders.
Symphonic Death Grooves: Foretoken’s “His Rage Made Manifest” (Song Premiere)
We unveil a fresh new single from Virginia melodic death metal duo Foretoken's upcoming debut release "Ruin" -- get ready to bump your knee, bop your head, or headbang in place.
We Miss Live Music: 250+ Metal Show Photos to Remind Us What It’s Like
IO Editor-in-Chief Andrew Rothmund moonlights as a show photographer (well, not right now of course) -- he's gathered his favorite images from 2019 onward (incl. Bell Witch, Heilung, Sleep, Cattle Decapitation, and more) to help rekindle memories and sensations of being right there.
Osi and the Jupiter’s New “Appalachia” EP is Ethereal Folk (Listen Now)
We unveil the new three-song EP from Ohio folk duo Osi and the Jupiter -- intensely minimal and subtly vivid, this release comprises a set of beautiful contrasts.
Editor’s Choice #3: Tumble Dry on High (or Die)
A two-hour black metal magnum opus is the selected soundtrack for this (far briefer) reflection on doing the laundry.
Black Magnet to Release Industrial Metal Debut via 20 Buck Spin (Stream New Single Now)
20 Buck Spin announced today the upcoming debut release of industrial-meets-extreme-metal crossover band Black Magnet -- you can listen to the first single from "Hallucination Scene" now.