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Droids Attack Don’t Care About Standards and Metal Conventions

Perhaps it's because they base themselves out of the relatively low-key music scene of Madison, Wisc., but Droids Attack don't seem too concerned with adhering to any sort of standard that their more famous peers may have established. While their music is seriously crushing, as demonstrated on their…
High on Fire Release Artwork for ‘Snakes for the Divine’
Heavy metal titans High on Fire have just released the stunning cover art for their forthcoming full-length, 'Snakes for the Divine.' The cover image was conjured by longtime High on Fire cover artist Arik Roper in his signature painterly style, and it really brings the album's title …
Sourvein Love Doing Split Releases

Split releases make up one of the strongest staples of the underground music scene. Whether it's releasing a three-way tape with your buddies' powerviolence bands or going all out on a 180 gram picture disc with one of your idols, doing a split is one of the best ways to get your music heard by unfa…
Sourvein Stoked to Play With Pentagram, Really Dig Shrinebuilder

North Carolina sludgemongers Sourvein are gearing up for one hell of a busy year. Currently locked away in a studio somewhere on the wrong side of the tracks, working hard to finish up their next full-length for Candlelight, the intriguingly-titled 'Aquatic Occult' while plotting a split release wit…
Artists of the 2000s
The last decade was kind to heavy metal. Not only did veteran acts release some of their most exciting work, a flurry of new bands also came out of nowhere to demand their place among the greats. Noisecreep recently compiled lists of the best songs and albums of the past decade and it's been no…
Slayer, Megadeth Confirm American Carnage Tour
In what has been highly speculated, thrash giants Slayer and Megadeth have finally confirmed their massive U.S. tour. Co-headlining the trek for the first time in close to 20 years, this half of thrash's 'Big Four' have teamed up to bring on the 'American Carnage...
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,' …
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…

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