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Posted on April 19 2018

Saxon Crushes the Delmar

Even though it is the only concert I have seen so far this year, I am confident that by the time New Year’s Day hits the calendar, this particular show will still hold the title of my favorite show of 2018.

 

Posted on April 13 2018

Hogans Goat Exclusive World Premier Video

“We went out to Montana, fucked around, and summoned the spirit of the Shit Kicker.

 

Posted on April 12 2018

The Gauntlet: The Original Metal Site

Most of you know the Gauntlet has been running for 23 years consecutively. Many from the early days will remember this sheet as an organization that was radically willing to do anything to get recognition for Metal Bands.

 

Posted on April 12 2018

Kazakhstan based Zarraza Debut has Dropped

Yesterday the band from Kazakhstan Zarraza released their debut Necroshive.

 

Posted on April 09 2018

Original Bassist To Celebrate Vicious Rumors Release

Before playing guitar and bass in WildeStarr, and a run with CHASTAIN, Dave Starr was the bassist in one of the world’s premier power metal bands; VICIOUS RUMORS

 

Posted on March 28 2018

The Top 5 Touring Songs

Although naysayers sometimes jump to the conclusion that metal music focuses all of its lyrical content on the utmost evils

 

Posted on March 28 2018

Album Review: Sacred Leather

Upon seeing Sacred Leather open up for Hirax and Destructor last summer, the Indianapolis-based five-piece impressed me with a melodic, falsetto-fueled traditional metal performance.

 

Posted on March 19 2018

Necrophagia Founder Frank Pucci Has Died

Frank ‘Killyjoy’ Pucci, founder and vocalist of pioneering U.S. death metal act Necrophagia, has passed away at the age of 48.

 

Posted on March 19 2018

Jonathan Davis Confirms Solo Album

Korn frontman Jonathan Davis will remain busy this year, stepping outside of the group for his debut solo album.

 

Posted on March 06 2018

PRONG Announces ZERO DAYS 2018 West Coast Tour with POWERFLO!!

After a solid year of touring with the likes of Testament, Obituary, Sepultura, and Exodus, as well as filling key slots on the European Festival Circuit, the band now brings it back home to the states, including a highly coveted, co-headlining run with HELMET.

 

Posted on February 19 2018

Swedish Thrashers BLACK CYCLONE Join Gates Of Hell Records

The album "Death Is King" will be released in digital format in early 2018.

 

Posted on February 19 2018

GLENN TIPTON/JUDAS PRIEST DIAGNOSED WITH PARKINSONS

“We have been privileged to witness Glenn’s determination and steadfast commitment over the years, showing his passion and self belief through the writing, recording and performing sessions with Priest - he is a true metal hero!

 

Posted on February 19 2018

Technical Melodic Death Unit INFERNI Launch "Behold the Bearer of Light"

More Tour Dates Added To Inferi's Run On Upcoming Alterbeast Winter Feast Tour. Revenant Out April 21st through THE ARTISAN ERA

 

Posted on February 15 2018

German Tech/Modern Death Unit PESTILENT REIGN Launch "Martyr" Video

"Pyres" out March 16th through Rising Nemesis Records and Rebirth the Metal Productions. "This is raw intensity is so fantastic that it may damage your neck!" -Red Baron

 

Posted on February 10 2018

No Unicorns Here! Interview with Norman Skinner of HEAVY American Power Metal Band, Niviane.

Niviane is not your average power metal band. While it is epic in scope no cheesy elements to borrow a phrase from Norman Skinner III the Front Man.

 

Posted on February 08 2018

Anvil's "Pounding The Pavement" Album Review

You’ll be impressed the moment the album starts, especially if the first time you play it is in your car.

 
 
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