Cool Chair’s “HorrorShow” Is a Bloody Jubilant Joyride (Early EP Stream + Interview)
Mixing pop-punk, death metal, hardcore and more into a singularly catchy offering, Cool Chair's debut EP is a reminder that horror is generally pretty awesome, and that genre labels are increasingly ineffective. Stream it now and check out an interview with the band.
Metal Shoebox #5: Tom Ballard of Allfather & Herzschlager
Tom Ballard, vocalist for Allfather, Herzschlager, and Wretched Empires, shows us a few select sneakers from his closet and pairs them with some high quality albums.
“In Depths We Sleep”: The Doomier Side of Necropanther’s Multifaceted Metal (EP Premiere +…
Necropanther's new EP is the creative brainchild of guitarist Paul Anop, and it's aquatic doom instead of the band's main fare of melodic death/thrash. Check out an interview with the band that dives into the history behind the EP, their take on the metal scene today, and more.
Moral Collapse’s Brain-Shattering Madness Demands “Suspension of Belief” (Video Premiere, …
The Indian death metal group (featuring Hannes Grossmann, ex-Necrophagist) teamed up with performance artist Olivier de Sagazan for a skin-crawling video accompanying this hectic instrumental track. Check it out, plus an in-depth interview.
Metal Shoebox #4: Ross Sewage of Exhumed
Exhumed bassist Ross Sewage gives us a peek at his extensive Chuck Taylor collection in the fourth edition of Metal Shoebox.
Ivan Belcic’s Top Albums Of 2020
Ivan Belcic's eclectic list runs the gamut from the horrifying to the exuberant.
Ivan Belcic’s Top 10 EPs of 2020
Staff writer Ivan Belcic recalls his favorite 2020 EPs in a special, non-ordered list.
“And This Too Shall Pass”: Demonstealer’s Blistering Rage Confronts a Tattered Reality (EP…
We're premiering the Indian death metal act's latest EP, plus an interview with the mastermind Sahil Makhija -- who also happens to be a YouTube chef ("Headbanger's Kitchen"), diving into two delicious subjects: metal and cooking.
“The Negationist”: Æolian Ponders A Tortured Earth’s Next Move (Early Album Stream + Inter…
The Spanish melodic death metal group's second full length explores the damage that man has done to the earth and where it will take us next. Check out a thoughtful interview with the band and stream the whole album now.
Perfectly Calibrated Horror: Heads for the Dead Presents “The Coffin Scratcher”
On their upcoming sophomore record "Into the Red," the UK/Germany scare-obsessed death metal group further refine their approach to grisly death metal. Stream a track from the album now.