Think of Walking Papers as a gift, and this excellent follow up album WP2 makes Walking Papers a gift that keeps on giving.
UK alt-rockers Crimson Star release their new EP, Bay View, on January 19th so we sat down and got the lowdown on the EP from the band.
Swiss post-hardcore band Oregon Trail's second album H/aven is a brooding, cathartic balance between nihilism and the will to live.
Californian four-piece emo act Citysick are able to emote and be introspective while still keeping stylistic distance from somber or melodrama.
The Killers were in town last Friday night at the Air Canada Centre, playing to a full house.
Zakk Wylde, the virtuoso deliverer of guitar-laden doom, hits every damn song out of the park on this killer album - my new personal favourite of Zakk's entire discography.
Everything happens for a reason. In this story, committing a crime is the only way to support a a family.
If you are a fan of Jim Florentine's irony-skewering comedy, this book is a guaranteed A+!
The Nika Riots toy with a sound that’s not as raw as the gristly and patch-strewn side of the hardcore scene would prefer, but do an admirable job of connecting the dots between the darker, minor key moods with major keys painted in day-glo colours.
The unquenchable thirst of these sudsy German thrashers isn’t the only curiosity that has propelled their 35 year career.
Louisiana’s Cane Hill is a band that writes music that flirts with both sides of the fence and, depending on your perspective, is dancing on a fine line. So, how does this album hold up?
In our inaugural volume of our brand new fictional horror-themed series of short stories, MUSIC HELL -- from author Michael Aronovitz and illustrator Nicholas Stewart McIvor -- Trivium have a close encounter with "The Sculptor".
As Luminous Eyes takes us on a good old epic metal ride, T. W. Church's new solo project in Haunt seeks to possess our modern metal hearts.
France’s Bind Torture Kill, a three-piece that sounds infinitely larger than their bass-less line-up presents.
Inside Metal is a well-researched documentary, as it goes straight to the source to get the overall story of L.A. thrash.
If there’s a glaring weakness to this band’s debut full-length, it’s the skittish and perpetual search for an identity that never gets resolved.
As history teaches, tremendous hardship leads to pivotal cultural liberation via music. While major names tore up charts in their triumphant return, under the radar women of rock music were making a name for themselves in (somewhat) quiet revolution.
Extermination Process is a disgustingly brutal album, full of crushing riffs and rage-imbued lyrics, but it doesn’t do a whole lot to impress.
Misfits recently played at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas and we were there to catch the show!
Blind to Reality is a competent enough death metal record, but it does nothing to stand out from the crowd.