Extinction(s), out November 23rd via Century Media, is the seventh studio album from metal heavyweights Unearth, and it proves, once again, that the group is still a force to be reckoned with.
Challenging metalcore convention, Silent Planet and Solid State Records combine for the group’s heavy-yet-complex third album, When the End Began.
Michael Hebb’s Let’s Talk About Death (Over Dinner), published on October 2nd by Da Capo Lifelong Books, is a great read with lots of practical information about a taboo subject, and it is sure to leave readers with much to think about.
Revocation dropped their newest release, The Outer Ones, September 28th on Metal Blade Records, and it’s a phenomenal, massive slab of metal destined to exceed even the wildest of expectations.
Shadow Work, out October 26th on Century Media, is a beautiful swan song from the amazing, classically-trained operatic voice of the late Warren Dale.
Courtesy of Nuclear Blast, Ritual, the eleventh studio record from metal legends Soulfly, is a solid, grooving record that incorporates everything we have come to expect from this great band.
The Tasmanian devils, Psycroptic, are back with a new molten slab of technical death metal - As the Kingdom Drowns, out November 9th on Prosthetic Records - that is guaranteed to melt your face, make your ears bleed, and have you begging for more.
Rocking since the ‘80s glam metal scenes, Electric Boys are set to release their solid, catchy album, The Ghose Ward Diaries, November 23rd through Mighty Music.
Korpiklaani released their thirteenth(!) studio album, Kulkija, September 7th on Nuclear Blast, and the mature, introspective release suggests a creative and musical growth from these Finnish folk metal legends.
Full Circle: The Birth, Death & Rebirth of Circle of Dust, out September 21st courtesy of FixT and Celldweller Productions, takes viewers on an in-depth journey into the highly influential industrial metal act Circle of Dust.
Chicago’s The Skull is releasing their sophomore album, The Endless Road Turns Dark, via Tee Pee Records on September 7th and it’s a doom metal treat sure to please fans of all ages.
Since 1993, Cleveland, Ohio group Mushroomhead have been bringing their hybrid theatrical brand of metal to the masses, and their newest DVD release Volume III is a must-have for fans of the band and/or any general fans of horror and aggressive music.
New Gods, out September 7th on The End Records, is the newest release from Canadian trio Cauldron, and it’s another solid entry in their catalogue of straightforward, unpretentious classic heavy metal.
Japanese dance/metalcore act Crossfaith dive into their usual EDM/metalcore blend with their fifth album, “Ex Machina“ and, while occasionally on-point, the album suffers overall from too many forgettable moments.
Threnody is the latest release for Rottweiler Records’ extreme metal act Death Requisite. The first three songs of this EP are full performances, with the last three being instrumental versions of the first half.
John Mellencamp’s DVD/CD combo release Pain Spoken, From The Chicago Theatre is a fresh and fantastic idea featuring a narrative description layered overtop of live footage of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer performing in Chicago.
Out on Rottweiler Records, Taking the Head of Goliath’s self-titled debut makes you want to ball your fists up and punch walls, kick the cat, and, if listening in your car, bang you head on the steering wheel.
Out on Rottweiler Records this Friday the 13th(!), R.A.I.D’s debut record, The Strong Survive, is a fantastic mix of metallic hardcore that blends high-energy tempos, hammering drums and massive, catchy riffs.
Francesca Lia Block’s The Thorn Necklace is a good read with useful information for using your past experiences and the power of the pen to exorcise your demons and, hopefully, affect the lives of your readers as well.
Co-directed by Sally Rubin and Ashley York, Hillbilly is a documentary film that examines the enduring stereotypes that have become emblematic of the Appalachian region of the United States and its inhabitants.