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Blackened Music Weekend Takes Hold of New York City
New York City's Blackened Music Series has announced a three-day mini-festival featuring Krallice, Liturgy, Skeletonwitch, Black Anvil, Rwake, Malkuth, Orphan and capped off by the premiere performance of doom supergroup Shrinebuilder. Set for November 13-15, the Blackened Weekend follows in the foo…
Misery Index Prove Metal Is Alive and Well at CMJ
When I entered the dark, cave-like Fontanas, Rhode Islanders Howl just finished moving their gear off the stage, which meant Complete Failure was minutes away from sonically demolishing a room full of CMJ-ers. It also meant I missed death metallers Gloominous Doom, who started the night off after Cr…
Burnt by the Sun Have Played Their Last U.S. Show
Burnt by the Sun frontman Mike Olender is a true Jersey boy. On Oct. 2, the metallic hardcore band's last American show ever, he admitted that his first hardcore show was at the Jersey shore 20 years ago. Visions of Disorder was mentioned in his long last of bands included on that bill...
Getting Heavier, the Evolution of Black Anvil
The three former Kill Your Idols members that make up Black Anvil are energetic fire-starters. Kick off a topic, and they'll spark into conversation. In the lapse of half minute, the band simultaneously revealed the basic elements behind their vision: aging and anger...
Brian Fair of Shadows Fall Interview — ”Creep Show’
Attention, Massachusetts metalcore fans: There's a new Shadows Fall album coming out next week -- which explains what their vocalist Brian Fair was doing in the AOL studios for this week's ''Creep Show.' In addition to plugging the record, 'Retribution' -- the first to be issued on Shadows Fall's ow…
From the Depths: Nazxul, Maniac, Merrimack
THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER: Legendary Australian black metallers Nazxul have been confirmed for the 2010 edition of the Maryland Death Fest, marking the band's first-ever performance on North American soil. They are currently plotting a full North American tour in support of their new album Iconoc…
Veterans of NWOBHM, Raven Make Crowds Want More
"Anybody remember this place in Brooklyn called L'amours? Where the beers were tall and the skirts were very short?" Raven vocalist/bassist John Gallagher knew just how to ignite a spark in Europa's metal-hungry crowd. With the band's home being Newcastle, England, t…

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