Heavy Metal

Interview & Album Stream: King Witch – “Under the Mountain”

March 19, 2018

Scottish heavy metal powerhouse King Witch discuss their new album, Under the Mountain.

Retirepower: The End of Judas Priest’s Dual Guitar Assault

March 1, 2018

Judas Priest will hit the road without guitarist Glenn Tipton, but the band remains great in his absence.

Judas Priest Guitarist Glenn Tipton Diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Will Not Play on ‘Firepower’ Tour

February 12, 2018

The legendary Judas Priest guitarist will not perform on their upcoming Firepower tour due to complications from Parkinson’s Disease.

Watch: We Sell the Dead – ‘Pale and Perfect’

February 6, 2018

Watch a new animated video from We Sell the Dead (In Flames, Firewind, Spiritual Beggars)!

Demons Slayed: Addiction Recovery and Heavy Metal

January 30, 2018

Profiling members of the local hardcore and grindcore scenes who have used extreme metal to help conquer their substance addictions.

Track Premiere: Athanasia – ‘Cyclops Lord (My Will Is Done)’

January 23, 2018

Stream a catchy new song from Los Angeles-based melodic metal outfit Athanasia exclusively here.

Brewtal Truth: Iron Maiden’s New Light Brigade Beer Is . . . Light

January 15, 2018

Iron Maiden and Robinsons Brewery are set to unleash a lighter, sessionable version of the Trooper ale, Light Brigade Golden Beer, in February. Charge!

Metal & Beer: The Video Game Version

January 10, 2018

Of course the world’s only competitive heavy metal first-person platformer video game would somehow involve beer. Check out the fast-paced SEUM: Speedrunners From Hell.

Full Album Stream: Midnight “Sweet Death and Ecstasy”

December 11, 2017

Midnight’s new album, Sweet Death and Ecstasy, streaming in its entirety. Horns up!

Full Album Stream: Lucifer’s Hammer “Victory Is Mine”

November 16, 2017

Chilean heavy metal wizards Lucifer’s Hammer raise fists and spirits with their take on NWOBHM on new mini-album, Victory is Mine.

Metal & Beer: Atlas Brew Works Hosts In-House Metal Shows

September 20, 2017

Who needs bars? Washington, D.C. brewery brings metal bands and fans together directly at the source of great craft beer.

Track Premiere: Highrider – ‘Batteries’

September 12, 2017

Highrider are charged up on heavy metal and punk rock on new single “Batteries.”

Fest Alert: Descendants of Crom

September 5, 2017

Get the latest details on Pittsburgh’s upcoming doom, sludge and heavy metal festival, aptly titled Descendants Of Crom, from this interview with festival organizer, Shy Kennedy.

Full Album Stream and Interview: The Convent Horror of Attic’s “Sanctimonious” Concept Album

August 16, 2017

German metal force Attic rock the convent with mystery and murder in their mercyful Sanctimonious concept record.