Pestilence has recorded their first record in 15 years. Expect more brutal, heavier and faster songs than any old Pestilence album. The album, entitled Resurrection Macabre, features eleven new tracks and the limited edition first print includes three re-recordings chosen by fans. Out Of The Body, Chemo Therapy and Lost Souls were voted most. The songs are lyrically more in the vein of “Consuming Impulse”. Meaning, they re more reality-style than religious or philosophical. Some so (more…)
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There’s a fine line between being funny and being a joke. Thankfully, the debut album from Dethklok, the band at the core of Adult Swim’s hit animated series Metalocalypse lands squarely in the former category. Performed by series co-creator Brendon Small (Tommy Blacha is Small’s creative partner)–with a lot of help from metal drum legend Gene Hoglan (Death Angel, Strapping Young Lad)–songs such as “Birthday Dethday,” “Face Fisted,” and “Awaken” tap into the unapologetic musical (more…)
CD/DVD. The title of the 2008 album by Amon Amarth is Twilight of the Thunder God. It will feature guest appearances by Lars G”ran Petrov of Entombed, Roope Latvala of Children of Bodom, and the cello metal band Apocalyptica. Along with the release of the album will be an eight-page comic strip based on Norse mythology which will be released by magazines from all over Europe. Amon Amarth will go on a North American headlining tour in October 2008, with support from Ensiferum, Belp (more…)
Live Inferno features exclusive/professionally tracked recordings from the Norwegian black metal legend’s headlining reunion performances at Norway’s Inferno Festival and Germany’s Wacken Open Air Festival. Limited edition deluxe version includes an enhanced 24-page booklet plus the 70-minute Live At Wacken Open Air dvd in a captivating box that fans will cherish for years.
Dehumanizer is seen by many metal aficionados as a ‘lost classic.’ Released after a decade-long hiatus, its highlights include ‘I’,'Computer God,’ and ‘TV Crimes.’ This remastered album features in-depth liner notes including new band interviews.
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Deluxe two disc (CD + DVD) pressing of the 2009 album from the Metal monsters includes a bonus DVD that contains a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album. Aided and abetted by guitarists Rob Barrett and Pat O’Brien, not to mention the unmistakable throat of Mr. Fisher, longtime Corpse members Webster and Mazurkiewicz dismembered and reassembled their latest monstrosity at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida, under the expert eye of Hate Eternal mastermind E (more…)
“Violence begins to mend what was broken.” Boy, how he does it. Choosing not to borrow the pinky ring flash of the Underworld and but rather good old fashioned eye for eye justice, singer Randy Blythe croaks savagely though “Omerta.” Backed by a healthy dose of lumbering menace, the song is sung as if by vengeance itself. Violence begetting violence is a constant on this album, both in music and word; in both personal trial and world politics. Lamb of God have show their 80’s t (more…)
Following the immense praise of From Mars To Sirius and recurring trips across the Atlantic for North American touring alongside the likes of Lamb of God, Children of Bodom, and Behemoth among others, GOJIRA established its stranglehold on the extreme metal spectrum with a linguist s touch, a lyricist s finesse, and a crushingly heavy live show that left audiences astounded, establishing the band s live performance as a spot-on recreation of the band s increasingly adept and intell (more…)
You could have passed it off as a fluke. Remission was an awesome album, helping revitalize metal and bringing the band much deserved notice. Leviathan was a gigantic leap, perhaps the most ambitious metal album in years. But could it keep going? People were concerned-side glances were given, hand wringing began as Mastodon moved to a major. And for what? Turns out for nothing. Blood Mountain is flat-out amazing. If anything, it is another leap forward, both experimentaly (more…)