The Jesus Lizard and Plaque Marks @ Union Transfer, Philadelphia (Live Review + Photos)
The Jesus Lizard joined up with Plaque Marks to close out 2019 with a bang -- here's our live review of their Philly set which flat-out rocked in all the best ways possible.
Fen as Fenster: “The Dead Light” Forever Shines Through the Glass of Memory
We review the sixth full-length from UK-based black metal project Fen -- how does the band stack up after nearly a decade of releases?
Brian O’Neill’s Top Albums of 2019
Brian O'Neill lays down old-school wise wisdom with his top picks of 2019.
Electric Wizard and Midnight @ The Fillmore, Philadelphia (Live Review + Photos)
The stoner doom masters lay thick fog over Philly as Midnight joins them in giving praise to metal's undying spirit; photos and live review inside.
Live Review: Iron Kingdom + Built from Chaos @ The Tusk, Philadelphia (Photos)
The fiery traditional metal of Iron Kingdom set our hair alight; the groove and bombast of Built from Chaos had heated things up plenty beforehand.
Warbringer and Enforcer Thrash the Fillmore in Philadelphia (Live Report)
These two heavyweights combine forces to stir up crowds on their latest (and extensive) tour -- we caught the Philly set on Tuesday, and here's what we found out.
Ogre’s Strength Grows Threefold with “Hive Mind,” Solidifying into Rock
This Portland, Maine outfit tears it up the old way with their upcoming full-length "Thrice as Strong" -- here's a taste now before the album is out later this month.
Lingua Ignota’s Musical Performance is Sheer Performance Art (Philly Live Report)
We caught the Lingua Ignota show in Philadelphia on Tuesday -- project mastermind Kristin Hayter follows few (if any) conventions in her esoteric and moving performance.
New Project Eye Flys Talks Noisy-as-Fuck “Context” EP
Meet Eye Flys, a new project featuring members of Full of Hell, Backslider, and Triac -- their high-octane debut EP just landed today via Thrill Jockey.
Live Report: Crypt Sermon, Eternal Champion, Sanhedrin Kicked Out of PhilaMOCA, Immediately Moved to Century Bar to Kick Ass
The Philly doomsters tried to throw a record release party. Cops shut it down. But the musicians and crowd hauled ass and moved elsewhere. Try to stop metal? Hah!