Five Heavy Albums that Changed My Life with Sergio Amalfitano of AcxDC

May 14, 2020

To celebrate the release of Satan Is King, the new record from power-violence-grinding punks ACxDC, we caught up with vocalist Sergio Amalfitano to find out what five heavy albums changed his life.

No Corporate Beer: Kentucky Breakfast Stout

July 2, 2018

Extreme metal veteran Chris Dodge (Spazz, Trappist) reviews Founders‘ Kentucky Breakfast Stout.

Metal & Beer: Trappist’s Chris Dodge Goes Full Barbarian

October 4, 2017

Chris Dodge and his Trappist bandmates get primal in their new metal-and-beer podcast series, “Hour of the Barbarian.”

Full Album Stream: Spazz – ‘Sweatin’ 2: Deported Live Gorilla

December 5, 2016

Spazz is rereleasing a collection of live and studio recordings from 1995-96. 

Spazz – “La Revancha”

December 22, 2014

The setting: the San Francisco Bay Area. The era: the mid-’90s. The sound: the violent and harried subgenre of powerviolence, going over with the natives like a wet fart in a dry church.

Samael – “Worship Him”

November 6, 2014

Like most early black metal acts, Switzerland’s Samael (pronounced saa-mail) had little to go on. Resources were limited, label interest nonexistent, and diehard fans of the band were relegated to sharing their darkest secrets by letter and parcel.