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Javelina Forced to Play One More in New York
When a crowd requests an encore, it's usually a comforting compliment for the band playing. But when that band has run out of material to play, it can also be awkward -- which was the visible feeling Javelina members had when they played Fontana's on Feb...
Skeletonwitch Bring a Brutal Lineup on the Road
Back on the road in February and Skeletonwitch's 12 upcoming tour dates were just reported, taking place around the eastern half of the U.S. Shortly after releasing their third studio album, 'Breathing the Fire,' in September, the band shot a bad-ass video for 'Repulsive Salvatio…
Howl In Studio Recording Debut Full-Length
Providence, R.I. metallers Howl recently finished work on their full-length debut for Relapse Records, and the follow-up to their self-titled EP. "The new album is, if anything, more extreme than the EP, moving from aggression to slow doom, through both black metal atmospheres and blues-bas…
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…
Give Atakke Fog They Can Get High Off Of
Atakke played a park in August. And they opened for Amebix in February. Yet, the Brooklyn band, which formed in 2006, still remains under the radar of underground extremers you need to watch.
"We're Atakke, and we're from here. Yeah, we live in the club," vocalist Chloe Pu…
Providence’s Howl are Howling for Environmental Justice
Providence, R.I.'s Howl -- not to be confused with Oslo, Norway's Howl -- are about to decimate the East Coast. Then, perhaps the world. Why? This fiery quartet recently secured a deal with Relapse Records, and any time a good band hits the Relapse roster, you know good things are in store…
More Bands Announced for Maryland Deathfest 2010
The madmen behind America's biggest heavy metal party, Maryland Deathfest, have recently announced that the reunited Gorguts have confirmed an appearance at this year's festival. In addition, the following bands have recently been confirmed for MDF 2010, including Possessed, Asphyx (Nethe…

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