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Full Album Stream: Splintered Throne does Good with The Greater Good of Man

August 11, 2022

Fans of bands that bridge the worlds of thrash, prog and power metal and good ol’ fashioned headbanging with a beer in one hand and your equally shit-hammered buddy in your other, tune into Splintered Throne

Video Premiere: Death Scythe – “Hollow Darkness”

August 10, 2022

Mexican melodeath reapers Death Scythe share the video for their freshly reanimated single “Hollow Darkness.” New album out August 26th.

Track Premiere: Vrenth ‘Succumb to Chaos’

August 8, 2022

American death metallers Vrenth smell like carrion on new track “Succumb to Chaos.” And smelling is good… Death to false metal!

Tonight We Riff in Hell: Mythology & Metal Collide in Extremely Extreme Comic “Gods of Brutality”

August 3, 2022

The new metal-centered graphic novel series Gods of Brutality answers the question, “What if Clive Barker wrote a story inspired by Manowar?”

Video Premiere: Signo Rojo – “Enough Rope”

July 28, 2022

Swedish sludge rockers Signo Rojo unveil the video for “Enough Rope,” the first single from their upcoming Majestic Mountain Records release.

Full Album Stream: BOX Opens Wide with Cherry Blossoms at Night

July 28, 2022

[Brad Pitt voice] What’s the BOX? Oh, just influences as varried as, Anaal Nathrakh, Devin Townsend, Judas Priest, Soft Cel and the Young Gods.

Track Premiere: Bovice — “Sluggo Season”

July 27, 2022

Bouncy, brutal hip-hop-infused metallic hardcore is up to bat via the new Bovice jam “Sluggo Season.”

Video Premiere: Align the Tide – “Unbreakable”

July 27, 2022

Maltese metalheads Align the Tide uppercut your day with a bruising new single and video, “Unbreakable.” New album Hollow out August 26th.

Full Album Stream: Raptore ‘Blackfire’

July 25, 2022

Spanish speed metallers Raptore resurrect the past to burn down the future on new album, Blackfire. Streaming in speedy full at Decibel!

Scumdog Cinema: Director Scott Barber Talks “This is GWAR” Documentary

July 20, 2022

We speak with director Scott Barber about his poignant, hilarious and inspiring documentary This is GWAR which arrives Friday.

Album Premiere: Wailin Storms – ‘The Silver Snake Unfolds’

July 20, 2022

Southern Gothic post-punks Wailin Storms bring the thunder on their upcoming album, The Silver Snake Unfolds.

Track Premiere: Exaltation – “Iron Rebellion”

July 19, 2022

Here’s a nice helping of New Zealand death metal to start your Tuesday–check out Exaltation‘s new track, “Iron Rebellion.”

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from ‘Destination Onward – The Story of Fates Warning,’ The New Book by Jeff Wagner

July 15, 2022

This 400-page behemoth chronicles virtually every facet of the progressive metal heroes’ 40-year history with the cooperation of every single member of Fates Warning, past and present.

Video Premiere: Sinning Hard and Thrashing Harder with Israeli Thrashers Sinnery

July 14, 2022

Watch Israeli thrashers Sinnery employ all the sinister-looking evil that comes with nefarious tropes like monk’s robes, cauldrons, excessive candle usage, religious symbology, ritual killings, cult activities and attempted bloody rebellion against such.

Track Premiere: Grace — “Wasteland”

July 13, 2022

Check out the exclusive premiere below of Grace‘s fiery, enlivening new single “Wasteland,” which hits all digital platforms this Friday via Upstate Records.

Album Premiere: Ashenspire – ‘Hostile Architecture’

July 13, 2022

Scottish black metal project Ashenspire demolish power structures on their new LP, Hostile Architecture.

Bjørnson, Beers & Bears: A Fire In the Mountains 2022 Festival Preview

July 11, 2022

Festival organizers Jeremy Walker and Alex Feher, as well as lineup curation mastermind Shane McCarthy, on the return of Wyoming’s great wilderness fest.

Track Premiere: Witnesses – “Cloistered in Purfleet”

July 6, 2022

New York heavy ambient project Witnesses are seduced by gothic doom on their vampiric new single, “Cloistered in Purfleet.”

Track by Track: Kardashev – ‘Liminal Rite’

June 30, 2022

Arizona deathgaze quartet Kardashev ruminate on the failings of memory in their track-by-track commentary of ‘Liminal Rite.’

Video Premiere: Cyborg Octopus – “Seizure of Character”

June 29, 2022

Check out the latest video from Cyborg Octopus, “Seizure of Character,” in advance of the band’s forthcoming August 26 release, Between the Light and Air.

Track Premiere: Point Break — “I Am”

June 29, 2022

No Keanu, but the latest metallic hardcore jam from Pointbreak hangs a hard ten nonetheless.

Album Premiere: Existence Dysphoria – ‘Minus Negative’

June 29, 2022

London sludge trio Existence Dysphoria unveil their crushing debut album Minus Negative. Out July 1st through Sludgelord Records.

Video Premiere: Child Bite – “Pass the Glue”

June 28, 2022

If you’re passin’ the glue, there’s a good chance Detroit’s Child Bite will sniff it.

Video Premiere: The Boneless Ones –“Good Friends”

June 28, 2022

Watch crossover thrashers The Boneless Ones address the loved ones that suicide leaves behind in this view.