Invisible Oranges Staff
Iron Maiden’s Wild and Extraordinary Self-Titled Debut Turns 40
Over the hill we go with Iron Maiden's self-titled debut album, released 40 years ago today. With much to say about this release (and the band's legacy thereafter), three of us teamed up to reflect on what "Iron Maiden" means to us.
Upcoming Metal Releases: 4/12/20 — 4/18/20
All the new metal releasing between April 12th and April 18th, 2020 -- spin (or skip) new music from The Black Dahlia Murder, Oranssi Pazuzu, Khemmis, Ripped to Shreds, and more.
Upcoming Metal Releases: 4/5/20 — 4/11/20
All the new metal releasing between April 5th and April 11th, 2020 -- spin (or skip) new music from Like Rats, Dool, Fange, and more.
VivianKrist: Onkyokei Shaman
The former Gallhammer member reflects on her career as a noise musician.
March 2020 Release Roundup
IO staffers and editors came together to assemble eight gnarly and heavy releases that hit shelves last month -- March 2020 brought us some of the most challenging and exciting heavy music to date, and here are our top favorites.
Entry Level: Wintherr’s Varied Metal Lineage
The Paysage d'Hiver and Darkspace mastermind reflects on the pivotal albums which made him get into metal.
Upcoming Metal Releases: 3/29/20 — 4/4/20
All the new metal releasing between March 29th and February 4th, 2020 -- spin (or skip) new music from Testament, Live Burial, Night, and more.
How Alcest’s “Écailles de Lune” Set Off the Blackgaze Craze
We interviewed numerous bands from blackgaze and beyond (incl. Unreqvited, Sivyj Yar, and more) about Alcest's seminal second album “Écailles de Lune" -- released ten years ago today, it stands now as a genre-defining landmark influential to so many.
Upcoming Metal Releases: 3/22/20 — 3/28/20
All the new metal releasing between March 22nd and March 28th, 2020 -- spin (or skip) new music from Candemass, Telepathy, Igorrr, Wake, and many more.
Four “Sanity’s Sake” Classic Heavy Albums Helping Us Weather the Coronavirus Pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic takes the world by storm, we're holed up and anxious just like so many others -- now's the time to throw back to some old-school jams for the sake of our sanities.