Photos by: Amy Ray – UK extreme metal band Cradle of Filth, who released their eleventh album, Hammer of the Witches, on July 10th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast, which is the first release with the band’s new line-up, which includes new guitarists Marek ‘Ashok’ Šmerda and Richard Shaw and new keyboardist & female vocalist Lindsay Schoolcraft, performed at … Continue reading
By: Staff – Metallica have announced that they will reissue their first two albums Kill ‘Em All and Ride The Lightning on April 15th. Both albums have been remastered for the most advanced sound quality and will be available in three formats – CD, vinyl, and Deluxe Box set. Both Deluxe Box sets include original source material from the band’s personal collection … Continue reading
Photos by: Rossi Ivanova – UK progressive metal band Tesseract, who released their third album, Polaris, on September 18th, 2015 via Kscope, which followed up their 2013 album, Altered State, which was produced, mixed, mastered and engineered by Tesseract guitarist, Acle Kahney, performed at KOKO in London, UK last night with progressive metal band The Contortionist, who … Continue reading
Photos by: Kate Scott – Groove metal band Lamb of God, who released their eighth album, VII: Sturm und Drang, on July 24th, 2015 via Epic/Nuclear Blast, which serves as the first album after lead vocalist Randy Blythe’s manslaughter case, and which followed up their 2012 album Resolution, performed at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago last night with acclaimed … Continue reading
Photos by: Kelsey Giesbrecht – San Jose-based doom metal band Sleep, who released their newest album, Dopesmoker, in 2003, which followed up their 1999 album, Jerusalem, and who reunited in 2009, performed at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto last night with Montreal-based experimental band Big Brave, who released their newest album, Feral Verdure, on September 2nd, 2014. … Continue reading
Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – Portuguese gothic band Moonspell, who released their eleventh album, Extinct, on March 6th, 2015 via Napalm, which followed up their 2012 album, Alpha Noir/Omega White, which was produced by Tue Madsen (The Haunted, Hatesphere, Born From Pain), performed at The Opera House in Toronto last night with Chicago-based death metal band … Continue reading
By: Staff – Following the news of the release of Rob Zombie’s sixth solo studio album, a string of Spring 2016 dates has also been announced, including a co-headlining tour with Disturbed and several festival dates. Zombie will be hitting the road this May in support of his upcoming full length, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic … Continue reading
By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – They fell 30 feet. In a bus. Off of a viaduct. That Baroness survived is incredible. That Purple is as good as it is proves not even an event this catastrophic could damage the Savannah, GA band’s vision and resiliency. After 2012’s aforementioned accident, it would have been completely … Continue reading
Photos by: Priti Shikotra – San Antonio, TX-based alternative metal band Nothing More, who released their self-titled sixth album on June 24th, 2014 via Eleven Seven Music, which featured the singles “This is the Time (Ballast)”, “Mr. MTV”, and “Jenny”, performed at the Manchester Academy in Manchester, UK last night.
Photos by: Cameron Bartlett – Canadian progessive metal quintet Protest The Hero, who released their fourth album, Volition, on October 29th, 2013 via Razor & Tie, performed at The Mod Club in Toronto last night.