Philadelphia

Track Premiere: Basilysk – ‘Sinners of Their Own Reality’

October 9, 2018

Check out a new track from old-school Philadelphia death dealers Basilysk.

Full EP Stream: Worst Ones – ‘Is It Worth It?’

September 13, 2018

Worst Ones delve into heavy sludge, goth, industrial, alternative and more on new EP Is It Worth It?

Full Album Stream: Hell to Pay – “Bliss”

March 14, 2018

Stream the bone-crushing new album from Philadelphia-based metallic hardcore bruisers Hell to Pay.

Track Premiere: Rosetta – ‘Détente’

August 31, 2017

Stream a new song from Philadelphia’s Rosetta before their sixth album drops tomorrow!

Track Premiere: Gossamer – ‘Til The Light Left Your Eyes’

March 3, 2017

Gossamer play an emotionally heavy form of doom metal that uses elements of choral and chamber music to great effect.

Artificial Brain Record Release Announced As Metal & Beer Fest Pre-Party

February 22, 2017

Metal and Beer Fest weekend just got even more metal. New York tech death machine Artificial Brain‘s record release show is the official fest pre-party. Find out more! 

Epic Ruination: Exclusive Krieg Video Premiere!

September 10, 2014

Last week Philadelphia black metal stalwarts Krieg unleashed a disquieting beast of an album christened Transient. Now comes appropriately dark visual accompaniment in the form of the video for “Ruin Our Lives,” streaming below. Get into it.

“Barf Out Riffs, Barf Out Thoughts”: The Die Choking Interview

March 25, 2014

Back in January Philadelphia grind-punk all-stars Die Choking — bassist/vocalist Paul J. Herzog (ex-Total Fucking Destruction), drummer Joshua T. Cohen (Cop Problem), guitarist Jeffrey V. Daniels (Burden) — hit the ground running, unleashing a leveling sonic devastator in the shape of a debut self-titled digital E.P. as infectious as it is unsettling. A few weeks…

Happy Birthday To Us: Photos From An Epic Evening of Metal

January 23, 2013

In case you have been on a spiritual pilgrimage or without an Internet connection in recent months a quick reminder that we had a big party last weekend to celebrate our 100th issue. A bunch of bands that have graced the cover, best of lists or Hall Of Fame (some of them multiple honorees) played….