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Mastodon Compare New Direction to Metallica
During Mastodon's recent tour with Dethklock, Converge and High on Fire, rhythm guitarist Bill Kelliher had a little bit to say about the band and its new album. Talking about the band's namesake, which for them had more to do with 'Star Wars' than 'Lord of the Rings,' …
The Evolution of Heavy Metal Design
In heavy metal design, images of dragons, maidens and swords have been replaced with an enigmatic mixture of color, shape and mood that reflect the "glacially slow" and intricate heaviness in drone and avant-garde metal's rising popularity.
Ian Christe, author of 'Sound of the Beast: The Co…
High on Fire Reveal Tentative Album Title
The album isn't expected to drop until sometime in February, so things could change -- but according to High on Fire frontman Matt Pike, the sludge metal trio's forthcoming LP is tentatively titled 'Snakes for the Divine.' And Pike says its perhaps the most progressive offering t…
Converge Dissects ‘Axe To Fall’ with Decibel
'Axe to Fall' has been receiving scores of praise since its recent release. The latest record from metalcore mainstays Converge is solidly produced and, according to Decibel magazine, possibly their greatest album yet. The publication's December issue features the album, but their Web…
Guy Kozowyk of the Red Chord Interview — ”Creep Show’
If ever a band's album sounded like its title it's the Red Chord's new disc 'Fed Through the Teeth Machine,' a carnage-spewing showcase of rapid-fire rhythm shifts, acrobatic guitar runs, seasick tremelo bends and regurgitated vocals.
But the 'Teeth Machine' isn't a diabolical instrument of death lik…
Dethklok, Mastodon, Converge Rock Chicago
The Windy City rumbled Oct. 17, as one of the biggest metal shows currently crisscrossing the States hit Chicago's Aragon Ballroom. And the city's illustrious blog, Chicagoist, was there to cover the debauchery. Imagine this: The gig started promptly at 6:30 PM, with High on Fire tearing &…
Animosity Break Up
San Francisco deathcore outfit Animosity have split up, according to a statement provided to Lambgoat. In it, frontman Leo Miller thanks fans for their support, and says that "if you haven't gotten enough of Animosity, please rest assured that we have
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