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Howl, ‘Jezebel’ and ‘Asherah’ — New Songs
Howl's 'Full of Hell' is one of the most anticipated album releases from the Relapse roster this year, and the Providence, R.I. metal act just debuted the first tracks from it on their MySpace page. 'Jezebel' and its intro piece, 'Asherah,' are just a taste of the record, which was recorded at Machine With Magnets studios (Battles, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Lightning Bolt, Daughters) in December
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...
Javelina … From the City of Brotherly Sludge
After spending the end of their summer training new drummer Joe Hienricks for tour and releasing their second album, 'Beasts Among Sheep' via Translation Loss, Javelina are back home in Philadelphia. Thanks to their nasty, doomy and feedback-ridden blend of thrashy noise, the band may as well re-christen their city of origin as the City of Brotherly Sludge...
Atlas Moth Feel at Home on the Road
The Atlas Moth hail from Chicago, but at this point in their budding career, they feel as at home in a van as they do on the streets of the Windy City. The psychedelic doomriders have criss-crossed the U.S. multiple times in the past few years, and this time around, they were hauling ass down those 99-odd miles of bad road alongside brothers-(and sister...
Black Cobra Played a Secret Show in New York
Brooklyn, N.Y. venue The Charleston is smelling more and more like a sewer everyday. But that hasn't prevented people from getting wasted and watching some super awesome and angry acts. Bands like Kylesa, Rorshach and Weedeater have played secret shows in the low-capacity venue...
The Atlas Moth Take Flight in Philadelphia
Philadelphia's underground metal scene is nothing if not incestuous (in the best possible way, of course). Take for example up-and-coming black metallers Woe, who boast members of Infernal Stronghold, Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, Absu, the Green Evening Requiem, Krieg and XXX Maniak amongst their ranks -- and there are only five dudes in the band...
New Metal and Rock Releases — September 2009
Attention class, metal is back in session for the month of September -- as if it ever really went away. With a myriad of new metal and rock releases coming in, veterans of the genre Ace Frehley and Megadeth are making their appearance right back in the spotlight...