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Photo Book of Classic Bay Area Metal Scene Photos to be Released This Fall
'Murder in the Front Row: Bay Area Bangers and the Birth of Thrash Metal,' a hardcover photo book by San Francisco Bay Area photographers Brian Lew and Harald "O" Oimoen, will be released this fall via Bazillion Points Books. The book will boast hundreds of candid, live, and studio shots, making it the quintessential book for any self-respecting metalhead...
Free Extreme Metal Comp to be Handed Out at Maryland Deathfest
Maryland Deathfest performers Watain and Pentagram have contributed songs to a free digital extreme metal compilation that will be distributed at the event by Metalhit.com. Other artists on the collection are Revocation, the Crinn, Wormrot, Graves of Valor, Hail of Bullets, Nominon, Cardiac Arrest, Sectioned, Diabolic, Colonize the Rotting, Aldaaron, Sacrilegious Impalement, Vulvectomy and Othrus.
Rumpelstiltskin Grinder to Tour with Deceased in August
Following a collection of tour dates that span the next five months, Rumpelstiltskin Grinder will join Deceased on a West Coast tour in August. Including several dates in California, Arizona and a handful of other states, it'll be Deceased's first time in some of these cities in 25 years...
Ramming Speed Fortell the Death of ‘Retro’ Thrash
Oh, 'retro' thrash. Was the thrash metal explosion of the past few years a marketing ploy cooked up by label executives or the long-awaited recognition of a hardworking bunch of bands? It's anybody's guess, though many artists and fans seem to be leaning towards the former nowadays...
Fun Fun Fun Fest Solidify Lineup, Sell Out Pre-Sale
Austin, Texas' fourth annual Fun Fun Fun Fest, set to take place Nov. 7 and 8 at Waterloo Park, has announced a solidified lineup, including headliners Danzig, the Jesus Lizard, Ratatat, the Cool Kids, Of Montreal, the Whitest Kids U Know, Pharcyde and Brian Posehn...