October 13, 2021 Shawn Macomber
The gods of Greece make themselves heard once again in the doom-infused black metal of Agnes Vein.
October 6, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Underground metallic hardcore killers Jesuit continue to enjoy a vibrant and murderous life after premature death.
September 30, 2021 Shawn Macomber
The horror-obsessed Richmond, Virginia avant punk outfit Bleach Everything seeks/finds Hell on earth.
September 29, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Doom-y noise rockers Grizzlor are here to drop the hammer (of life) straight down on your unsuspecting noggin.
September 22, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Filth is Eternal brings that pandemic-defying spark of life with a new video for “The Ritual.”
September 21, 2021 Shawn Macomber
The seminal sonic slaying of Deadguy gets the documentary treatment just ahead of the classic lineup’s first show in more than a quarter century at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest.
September 15, 2021 Shawn Macomber
A new book and covers album shows Die Young/Tooth and Claw frontman Daniel Austin in brutal renaissance.
September 8, 2021 Shawn Macomber
From the depths of Iranian prisons to heavy metal triumph, Confess has paid. their dues — and then some.
August 25, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Australian avant garde black metallers Norse bring the strange dissonant fire on “Zero Insight.”
August 18, 2021 Shawn Macomber
The power of The Blood of Christ compels you…to listen to top notch 90s death metal.
DARE deserve to be spoken of in the same breath as Rotting Out, Mizery, Incendiary and others at the vanguard of hardcore.
August 11, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Noisy post-punk/hardcore supergroup Bitter Branches takes a switch to bad cops and inner demons on its latest EP.
August 4, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Self-described “extreme musick-devoted freak” Robert Williams has a song in his heart — a throat full of broken glass.
July 28, 2021 Shawn Macomber
You may think clean living and bloodbaths are mutually exclusive, but the punk slasher Straight Edge Kegger suggests otherwise.
July 21, 2021 Shawn Macomber
If you’re ready to bleed New Jersey metallic hardcore beatdown artists Departed have got the sonic shiv at your jugular.
July 14, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Your ears do not betray you: The post-hardcore vets of The Judas Knife have defied death (seriously) and are here to slay.
July 7, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Philadelphia duo Old City deconstructs classic hardcore, punk, and metal to imbue hip hop with new heaviness.
June 30, 2021 Shawn Macomber
With a (new) name like Filth is Eternal you just know the latest from these Seattle levelers has to be brutal.
June 16, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Looking to sharpen your corpse pose game? Cop Problem/Painbody front woman Deb Cohen has got you covered.
June 9, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Legendary hardcore vocalist Chaka Malik talks transcendence, time, and the long, impactful tailwind of 1990s NYC hardcore and post-hardcore.
June 8, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Love may bite, but Tokyo shredders LOVEBITES are here to prove old school heavy metal most certainly does not.
June 2, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Burning Tongue offers up a blackened crust soundtrack to suburban madness on new track “Cult-De-Sac.”
May 19, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Get ready for some 8-bit black metal dimension hopping courtesy Gonemage.
May 12, 2021 Shawn Macomber
The latest soot-encased blast from Our Place of Worship is Silence is anything but tranquil or hushed.
May 5, 2021 Shawn Macomber
A revelatory new documentary on metal-tinged progressive hardcore outfit Beyond lives up to the band’s moniker.
April 28, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Forget flies. You catch more killer old school thrash riffs with Honey than vinegar, too.
April 14, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Are you ready to fight Tooth and Claw to avoid “Your Crucifixion”?
March 24, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Writer/award-winning educator/hardcore punk trailblazer Nancy Barile curates an eclectic, vivifying playlist to mark the release of her stellar new memoir “I’m Not Holding Your Coat.
March 17, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Orphaned Land mastermind Yossi Sassi invites you to hear some new sonic wildness…if you dare.
March 10, 2021 Shawn Macomber
Revisit the apprentice killer days of metallic hardcore innovators Merauder.