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Pic of the Day: Black Metal Menu

October 13, 2010

By now, most of you are familiar with “accessible” colon-crushing, metal-themed eateries like Kuma’s Corner and the Grill ‘Em All burger truck. But this mysterious menu we stumbled across on the Interhole is clearly only for those with a taste for the rawest production and even rarer meats.

5 Albums That Remind Me of High School by Laura Pleasants (Kylesa)

October 13, 2010

Danzig: 3 How the Gods KillI think this came out right before I entered high school, but it was a main stay in my CD player throughout the 4 years. I was completely obsessed with Danzig, Samhain and Misfits. I loved it all and listened to this stuff constantly. I think this is probably my…

Seraphic Decay Lives!

October 12, 2010

Seraphic Decay was a Midwest-based death metal label that enjoyed a productive, if very short, existence. The first release was a 7” by Ohio maniacs Minch, but releases by Rigor Mortis (pre-Immolation), Incantation, Mortician, Derketa, Disgrace, Abhorrence (pre-Amorphis) Agathocles, Disgrace, Xysma, and few more culties soon followed over the course of 1990 – 1992. At…

Niklas Sundin (Laethora) Interviewed

October 11, 2010

The Light… was written in an entirely different way than March…, and there’s a healthy four year period between the releases, so a lot of time was spent rehearsing and generally getting the feel for what we wanted the second album to be like. Most of the debut album was written in a relatively short period in 2005, whereas the The Light… songs have taken form organically in the rehearsal room in a real band setting, which I think makes the songs more real and solid.

Death Metal wearing a pink thing

October 7, 2010

Landmine Marathon frontlady Grace Perry is an accomplished growler/Revolver cover girl, but did you know she was also in the worst band ever? Many of you probably already are aware that your grind-crush was in the electronica/metal comedy band Osama Bin SARS. But have you ever actually heard it? I mean, we know it was…

Nate Hall’s (U.S. Christmas) Top 5 Places in Appalachia

October 7, 2010

My family has been in western North Carolina for hundreds of years, and I can’t imagine life without this place. Everyone in U.S. Christmas (USX) lives in the Appalachian region, so don’t hesitate to hit us up if you plan to visit. Here are some spots I recommend.5. The Blue Ridge Parkway This 469-mile road…

A Day in the Life of Chris Grigg (Woe), Part Drei

October 7, 2010

By Chris Grigg (Woe) Hello once more, Deciblog! Been a while. Not long enough, some would say… but their opinions don’t matter. In case you missed the earlier installments of this series, my name is Chris Grigg and I am in a band called Woe. On October 12, Candlelight Records is releasing our new album,…

Ashmedi’s (Melechesh) biographical column & chaotic metaphysical thoughts, Part XV

October 7, 2010

This was a hectic summer. The album recording took all my time and attention. I lost track of night and day, was locked up in the studio for around over a 100 days. Give or take a few days. So, am I excused for the delay in delivering this edition? I would like to thank…

Free Music from Nero Order

July 26, 2010

It’s nice to waltz into a summer weekend with some free wicked sick tuneage, so thanks to San Francisco’s Nero Order you can download one of their epic tracks for zero money down. True DIY acolytes, the band self-financed the recording of debut album The Tower, and are also releasing it their own damn selves….

Woods of Ypres Tour Diary Finale

July 26, 2010

After traveling 10 000 miles (or 16 500 kilometers for us Canadians), playing all across North America, canceling / missing two shows, suffering through two broken windows, and much more, Woods of Ypres is finally finished their independently booked and managed tour. On the downside: “Multiple stolen possessions.” On the upside: “No sickness, disfigurement, or…

Eyehategod Tour Diary, Part Trois

July 23, 2010

By Mike Williams & Gary Mader (Eyehategod) Boston, MA 6/15/10 Pulled into Boston at 3:30; load in not until 6 p.m. Hours of nothing to do as usual. The show tonight is at the Cambridge Elk’s Lodge, very much like playing at a rented out Lion’s Home, or an old VFW hall. The promoter had…

Confirmed: Beavis and Butt-head are Returning

July 23, 2010

“Beavis and Butt-Head are not role models. They’re not even human. They’re cartoons. Some of the things they do would cause a person to get hurt, expelled, arrested, possibly deported. To put it another way: Don’t try this at home.” It was recently confirmed that one of the greatest television shows ever in the history…