Kings of Mercia Rule Over Hard Rock and Heavy Metal On Self-Titled Debut (Interview with Jim Matheos)
Kings of Mercia, featuring members of Fates Warning, Toto, Mercyful Fate, and more, lets Fates Warning guitarist Jim Matheos tap into his love of hard rock and early heavy metal. We spoke to Matheos about the band's self-titled debut.
Dreadnought’s New Album Represents “The Endless” Power of Change (Interview)
The Denver progressive metal band's latest album elevates their craft, with a lineup change provoking additional shifts in their sound. Read about the album and the band's recent time on the road here.
Cloud Rat Crosses a New “Threshold” in Grindcore (Early Track Stream + Interview)
Listen to "Corset," off the Michigan grind band's upcoming album "Threshold," and read an interview with the band here.
Long Time Coming: Boris Levels Webster Hall with Nothing, 9/2/2022 (Live Report)
Unable to tour for the release of their previous album 'NO,' Boris is in the midst of a US tour for 'Heavy Rocks (2022)' and is making up for lost time. Read about their recent NYC show and see remaining North American tour dates here.
KEN Mode Stares into the Abyss on “NULL” (Interview)
Recorded early on in the pandemic, the Manitoba-based noise rockers base their upcoming album "Null" on the battered early-pandemic psyche. We spoke to frontman Jesse Matthewson about the record.
Revocation Sails Toward the “Netherheaven” In Style (Tour Dates, New Album Soon)
The tech-death/thrash establishment will release their eighth album next week - bassist Brett Bamburger tells us a bit about the photo that adorns this post. Plus, check out their upcoming tour dates.
How Goatsnake’s Soulful, Bluesy Doom Blossomed On “1” (Interview with Greg Anderson)
The influential Los Angeles doom band's debut record is being reissued through Southern Lord. To commemorate the occasion, we spoke with guitarist Greg Anderson about how the band and the record came to be.
Hive Crosses “Parallel Lines” With Raging Metallic Hardcore (Early Track Stream + Interview)
Stream a new track from the Minneapolis-originating group's new album "Spiritual Poverty" and read an interview with vocalist Morgan Carpenter.
Eyehategod’s Grievous Sludge Returns to Saint Vitus Bar with Bat, Come to Grief, and Escuela Grind (Live Report)
After a four year gap, the New Orleans group made it back to Saint Vitus Bar in New York to lay waste. Read a live report and check out some photos here.
Undeath’s Alex Jones Dissects “It’s Time… To Rise from the Grave” (Track-by-Track Video Breakdown)
Undeath's mighty second album is out today, full of maniacal death metal. Vocalist Alex Jones gives us a video breakdown of the album to help you digest the record.