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Former Spylacopa Drummer Shot Dead in Brooklyn
The metal community has suffered a lot of loss in 2009, and on Dec. 11, it suffered yet another. Dillinger Escape Plan frontman Greg Puciato revealed via Twitter that drummer Troy Young, who pounded the drums on some of the tracks on his experimental side project Spylacopa's debut EP, was found…
Best Albums of the 2000s
Although the mainstream largely shunned heavy metal in the 1990s, the last decade found our music getting more attention that it's ever gotten. Some of the finest releases the music has ever had were released from 2000 to 2009 and shows like VH1's 'The Metal Show' have proved ver…
Isis, ’20 Minutes/40 Years’ — Video
Isis have just released their video for the song '20 minutes/40 Years' -- actually calling it a video is a little deceiving, as it acts as more as a short story set to a score using one of the songs off the post-metal band's 'Waving Radiant' album that was released earlier t…
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…
Jodis were Nearly Fronted by Uncontrollable Bulgarian
Chances are, you haven't heard of Jodis yet. The band features James Plotkin and Tim Wyskida from Khanate and Isis frontman Aaron Turner. The band's new album, 'Secret House,' drops Oct. 27, but isn't for everybody. The music would best be described as moody prog...
A Storm of Light Frontman Inspired by Classic Film
If you've been lucky enough to see Neurosis live, you've probably marveled at the mesmeric images that are projected during the band's droning, apocalyptic music. The artist and editor behind the film is Joshua Graham, who also designed the live visual show for Mastodon's tour in…
Keelhaul Play U.S., Tour Europe With Isis
Cleveland's crushing post-metal outfit Keelhaul have announced two U.S. shows in their hometown to take place before the band embarks on a full European tour supporting Isis this November. The quartet will be playing an off-date with Converge and High on Fire -- who are currently on tour with Mastod…

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