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IT LIES WITHIN Share Killer "The 11th Plague Tour" Spotify Playlist [Exclusive]
Comments The Skinny » by: Christopher Gonda on Dec 14, 2016
Flint, Michigan metal quintet It Lies Within are in the midst of their December 2016 "The 11th Plague Tour" and the guys were rad enough to send over this awesome 12-track "Tour Playlist" for us all to enjoy!
Chicago's COKEGOAT Share Hilarious Track-by-Track for New Album 'Drugs And Animals' [Exclusive]
Comments The Skinny » by: Christopher Gonda on Dec 12, 2016
We have the pleasure of sharing this exclusive track-by-track wherein Chicago, Illinois-based Death/Doom Metal band, Cokegoat discusses each of the seven songs on their new album Drugs And Animals.
LANGFINGER Share Track-By-Track Guide of New Heavy Rock Release 'Crossyears' [Exclusive]
Comments The Skinny » by: Christopher Gonda on Dec 09, 2016
The guys in Sweden's Långfinger, a killer heavy rock trio, were kind enough to share this exclusive track-by-track guide of each of the 10 songs on their latest Small Stone Records release, Crossyears.
Toronto, Canada: Music City on Fire
Comments The Skinny » by: Matt Groopie on Dec 06, 2016
The Mayor of Toronto, John Tory, keeps noting how Toronto is a music city. Then why does the reality of the situation feel so completely different? Read our thoughts here....
Texas Rocks: 5 Must-Hear Underground West Texas Rock and Metal Bands (Part 2)
Comments The Skinny » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on Dec 03, 2016
It ain’t always buckles, boots and spurs in Texas, they have some long-haired, screamin' demons slashing the masses with their ear-splitting tunes. This time around, we pay homage to underground five rock/metal bands from West Texas.
THE LOUNGE KITTENS Talk Us Through Their TOP 10 Favourite Metal Cover Songs [Exclusive]
Comments The Skinny » by: Graham Finney on Nov 20, 2016
Having put their own twist on your favourite metal classics, we thought it would be a bit of fun to ask Timia, Jen and Zan's (AKA. The Lounge Kittens) what their favourite cover versions are. Read on to find out...
LIGHT THE SKIES Give us a Track-By-Track Lowdown on Their New EP 'Human' [Exclusive]
Comments The Skinny » by: Graham Finney on Oct 27, 2016
Birmingham rockers Light The Skies have just issued their new EP Human and have given us the lowdown on each of the six tracks right here...
Women of Rock: Hedvig Mollestad's 5 Female Groups You Need to Hear Right Now! (Part 3)
Comments The Skinny » by: Danica Bansie on Oct 21, 2016
This particular installment of Women of Rock offers up 5 more awesome female musicians to follow all suggested by Hedvig Mollestad. Read on to find out about five bands/musicians that’ll make you feel the rock from the ends of your hair down to your…
Armed with Their New Album 'Five', THE AGONIST are Ready to Melt Your Face... Again!
Comments The Skinny » by: Christopher Zambello on Sep 30, 2016
The Agonist released their album, Five, toddy, September 30, 2016 via Napalm Records. European and North American tours have already begun scheduling and trust us, this band is ready to melt your face off!
London Punk Band EIGHT DAYS Talk Us Through the Inspiration Behind New EP 'More To Life' [Exclusive]
Comments The Skinny » by: Graham Finney on Sep 21, 2016
Ben from UK punk band Eight Days gives us the lowdown on the inspiration behind the Londoners upcoming EP, More To Life.
3TEETH: The Single Best Thing to Happen to Industrial Music in the Past Decade
Comments The Skinny » by: Christopher Gonda on Sep 07, 2016
OK, I'll just come out and say it, 3Teeth has ALL the makings to be THE FUTURE of Industrial.
PureGrainAudio Presents: A Ridiculously Short History of... SLUDGE
Comments The Skinny » by: Lance Marwood on Aug 15, 2016
Watch as Lance Marwood attempts to describe an entire subgenre of heavy music using less than 300 words. There’s a bonus playlist of essential artists and releases! This time around... SLUDGE!
Underrated F*cking Albums: Vol. 6 featuring Korn, Jane's Addiction and The White Stripes
Comments The Skinny » by: Aaron Willschick on Jun 08, 2016
Underrated F*cking Albums is a series we're running on, well, albums we think are fucking underrated. Check this stuff from: Korn, Jane's Addiction and The White Stripes.
Tattoo Talk: Yorkshire, England Gets Inked at 2016's 3rd Leeds International Tattoo Expo
Comments The Skinny » by: Graham Finney on Jun 02, 2016
The New Dock Hall in Leeds place host to the colourful world of tattooing this weekend as the 3rd Leeds International Tattoo Expo comes to town. Find out more inside.
Baker's Dozen with Danny P. - "Prince's Purple Rain" Blueberry Lavender Muffin
Comments The Skinny » by: Danny P. on May 30, 2016
Danny P. shows us how to impress our friends with knowledge of plant seasons. Whip up a batch of these "Prince's Purple Rain" blueberry and lavender muffins for your post-brunch get together.
Women of Rock: 5 Female Groups You Need to Hear Right Now! (Part 2)
Comments The Skinny » by: Danica Bansie on May 30, 2016
Welcome to Part 2! We’ve got 5 more all-female and female-fronted bands who are certainly shaking things up in varying genres of rock. Female badassery didn’t die in the 70’s, it’s still alive and well, you just need to know where to look.
PureGrainAudio Presents: A Ridiculously Short History of... CRUST
Comments The Skinny » by: Lance Marwood on May 24, 2016
Watch as Lance Marwood attempts to describe an entire subgenre of heavy music using less than 300 words. There’s a bonus playlist of essential artists and releases! This time around... CRUST!
Five (well...Eight) Bands to Check Out at SLAM DUNK 2016 this Weekend Including NORTHLANE, MOOSE BLOOD and ISSUES
Comments The Skinny » by: Graham Finney on May 24, 2016
Slam Dunk returns this Bank Holiday weekend and with a whole host of great bands playing across multiple stages we thought we'd give you a helping hand with five bands we think you should check out if you get the chance.
12 Rock Concerts You MUST Attend in Toronto, Canada during Summer 2016
Comments The Skinny » by: Jessica Lam on May 18, 2016
Don't miss out on the best shows rock happening this summer in Toronto!
Women of Rock: 5 Female Groups You Need to Hear Right Now! (Part 1)
Comments The Skinny » by: Danica Bansie on Apr 27, 2016
It’s important that the world celebrate the females who are not only holding it up, but also annihilate with their rock. Here is a slew of female-fronted and all-girl bands that are kicking so much ass, you need to be listening to them right now.
4 Rock Songs to Nurse Your Broken Heart Back to Health
Comments The Skinny » by: Christopher Gonda on Apr 26, 2016
Here are some stellar rock songs to help you nurse your broken heart back to health.
It’s Raining Purple; A Look Back on the Enigmatic Legend Known as PRINCE [Exclusive]
Comments The Skinny » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on Apr 25, 2016
On April 21st, 2016 the universe lost a phenomenal artist. We take a brief look back on the life and accomplishments of the enigmatic artistic legend that is Prince Rogers Nelson.
Baker's Dozen with Danny P. - The "Ritchie Blackmore" Spiced Walnut Brownie
Comments The Skinny » by: Christopher Gonda on Apr 20, 2016
Beautifully rich and chocolaty, spiced up with cinnamon and paprika, Danny P. shows us how to make some gnarly "Ritchie Blackmore" Spiced Walnut Brownies.
Canada Rocks: 5 Toronto and Montreal-Based Rock and Metal Bands that Everyone is Sleeping on (Part 1)
Comments The Skinny » by: Lance Marwood on Apr 18, 2016
In this post Lance Marwood helps us to highlight five Toronto and Montreal, Canada bands that, while still underground, absolutely deserve your attention. So, without further ado... LISTEN UP!
3 TOP Vancouver, BC Stores to Find Awesome Punk Vinyl on Record Store Day 2016
Comments The Skinny » by: Danica Bansie on Apr 15, 2016
A guide to some of the best places to find Punk vinyl on Record Store Day 2016 in Vancouver, BC.
Baker's Dozen with Danny P. - An Introduction: Butter and Oils and Why We Use Them (The Boring Stuff)
Comments The Skinny » by: Danny P. on Apr 14, 2016
Toronto, Canada chef, Danny P., introduces his new series "Baker's Dozen" and gets us started off with a how-to on both Cannabutter and Cannaoil.
Texas Rocks: 5 Must-Hear Underground East Texas Rock and Metal Bands (Part 1)
Comments The Skinny » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on Apr 11, 2016
In this article we feature five Lone Star State groups that, while not national acts, have the talent to be headliners. These are five must-hear underground Rock and Metal bands from East Texas!
Some of the Cheesiest Glam Metal Videos Ever Made: Part 1
Comments The Skinny » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on Apr 06, 2016
When it comes to cheesiness in music, more often that not, Glam Metal takes home the gold. Yet somehow they rocked. Without further ado, we give you some of the cheesiest Glam Metal videos ever made.
PureGrainAudio Presents: A Ridiculously Short History of... GRINDCORE
Comments The Skinny » by: Lance Marwood on Apr 01, 2016
Watch as Lance Marwood attempts to describe an entire subgenre of heavy music using less than 300 words (or, the equivalent of three breaths). This time around... Grindcore!
13 of the Creepiest Metal Music Videos Ever Made
Comments The Skinny » by: Benny Henderson Jr. on Mar 30, 2016
Music, it can bring out all sorts of emotions. Here are thirteen music videos that, for whatever reason, are creepy-as-hell!