Short film “Down Again” focuses on Mark Hunter (vocalist of Chimaira) and his experience of mental illness. Directed by Nick Cavalier, it's a brilliant short film that manages to have as much aesthetic impact as it does insight.
We got to speak with Poland grindcore legends Bottom, who handed out some scathing and brutal insights on the nature of politics in their home country and their designs on waking up the next generation.
We spoke with Aaron Weaver, drummer for Wolves In The Throne Room, about the finer points of speaking with the forest, recording Thrice Woven, and their upcoming, massive fall tour.
There’s not much to say when the end credits roll on PUNK BAND, a documentary that follows punk rock group Voices Of Addiction as they implode on tour. If the film is attempting to show the futility of playing live music in today’s economy, then it is an earth-shattering success.
Scream interview with Franz Stahl on the Southern Lord reissue of No More Censorship, the Washington, D.C. punk legends’ fourth album, Dave Grohl, 606 Studios, Mastodon and keeping punk alive!
Swindon and Southampton-based prog project The Black Light dropped their new single “Singularity”; check out our impression of how the duo’s effort has paid off.
Derek Hess, one of the most notable artists in the heavy music scene in the last 30 years, has released his new book, 31 Days In May, which is a collection of his darkest and most powerful work tackling his struggles with mental illness and addiction.
To hear someone putting what you feel into crushing, audible assault is gratifying in a way that is dubiously hard to describe, usually dependent on whether someone else has ever shared that experience.
It’s the kind of rock that captures the spirit of those who can appreciate both club nights and roller derbies.
Creepiest Creep is pure adrenaline, a shot in the arm that is indicative of The Dahmers’ brand of consistently thrashy, horror-obsessed garage punk.
Neil Young’s inaugural performance at the Roxy Theatre in L.A. in September of 1973 is a similarly exuberant, whiskey-soaked, and macabre performance of a legendary album.
The band are clearly developing their sound and choices, and while this is not an EP I would return to, it is enough to pay them the attention they deserve going forward.
Each of the eight songs is an irreverent example of instrumental freedom and doom-laden heaviness merging with catchy melody and unhinged exploration.
Certainly a band with a lot of eyes on them, their first EP is riding on the waves of attention the super trio are accumulating. Check out our review to see our take on their debut release.
It is apparent that Queasy have found their sound and are capitalising off their strengths. Their latest single, “Fed To The Wolves”, pushes the guys in that same direction.
Somewhere between Municipal Waste, Infest, and Nausea, Dead End is a sure fire blend of bloody grind and gruesome crust.
Californian four-piece emo act Citysick are able to emote and be introspective while still keeping stylistic distance from somber or melodrama.
Vicious. remain determined to bring their brand of bitter to stages around the world!
If you're thinking of the Phoenix-based stoner-metal three-piece named Goya, you'd be sorely disappointed. Instead, this is UK-based post rock band GOYA, who's debut EP has been making a splash on this side of the Atlantic.
Christian hard rock band Project 86 have released their eighth full-length studio album to celebrate their twentieth anniversary together as a band.