Ghost Returns With Epic Release

The legendary Swedish rock band Ghost (formerly Ghost B.C. has returned! That’s right, the award-winning band has debuted new music after a vastly successful campaign with Prequelle. It’s hard to imagine Ghost doing anything different from what they do best, which makes Seven Inches of Satanic Panic that much better musically. Music fans were pleasantly surprised with the release last Friday, the 13th (what better … Continue reading Ghost Returns With Epic Release

SharpTone Announces Kingdom of Giants Alongside New Single

SharpTone Records officially announced Kingdom of Giants as a newly-signed artist on Thursday via Instagram. The six piece metalcore group was most recently signed with inVogue Records, where they released All the Hell You’ve Got to Spare. Notably, the California-based group received a vast amount of acclaim for the album and have often been referred to as “the future of metalcore”. Once again, SharpTone has managed … Continue reading SharpTone Announces Kingdom of Giants Alongside New Single

They Might Be Dying But, They’re Not Dead

After having a rocky last few years, metalcore band AS I LAY DYING has announced the release of their seventh studio album on Sept. 20, 2019. The new album will be titled Shaped By Fire, which is also the title of their new single that they just released a video for. This will be their first album since their lead singer, Tim Lambesis, was sentenced … Continue reading They Might Be Dying But, They’re Not Dead

Bands On The Rise: Inclination

Let’s continue on with more spotlight on the hardcore scene. To launch this series of Bands on the Rise, it’s time to dig really deep into straight edge hardcore. Bands that embody the straight edge lifestyle always carry some really cool lyrical content, and Inclination of Louisville, KY is no exception. As frontman Tyler Short puts it, Inclination is a “very straight edge” band and … Continue reading Bands On The Rise: Inclination

Preview: Orthodox Prepares to Take Atlanta

It’s a great time to be a hardcore fan. For the first time in recent memory, the genre is really starting to separate itself; having more distinction from metal and its many subgenres. Largely contributed to the hardcore elites of the scene, bands are beginning to shift the culture and make it their own. Among the first class acts is Orthodox, a straight edge four-piece … Continue reading Preview: Orthodox Prepares to Take Atlanta

Choose Your Fighter: Dealer vs. Alpha Wolf

It’s taken me a while for form an opinion on this topic. In all honesty, I came into this one as blind as a bat. I’m no self-proclaimed metalcore expert, but I know a pretty good bit and a good knock in the teeth from an aussiecore band has always been my drug of choice. The house that AC/DC built has built acts such as … Continue reading Choose Your Fighter: Dealer vs. Alpha Wolf

Inside Look: Feel Nothing Tour (2019)

The Feel Nothing Tour (SOLD OUT) starring The Plot In You, featuring Like Moths To Flames, Dayseeker, and Limbs.  Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan at The Stache Date: March 29th, 2019 The Plot In You brought some serious heat on the ‘Feel Nothing’ tour. Every band killed their performances with heavy vocals, meaningful lyrics and a way of encapsulating the crowd. Limbs open the show with … Continue reading Inside Look: Feel Nothing Tour (2019)

Replacing Chester Bennington: Should Linkin Park Get a New Lead Singer?

Linkin Park fans everywhere became a-twitter when Mike Shinoda recently responded to the following question: would Linkin Park consider replacing Chester Bennington? Some were outraged; others disappointed. But no matter which side of the emotional spectrum you’re on, the real question remains: should Linkin Park consider replacing Chester Bennington? Obviously, it’s not an easy question to answer. Truthfully, though, it’s not exactly a new topic … Continue reading Replacing Chester Bennington: Should Linkin Park Get a New Lead Singer?

High On Fire to Participate in Record Store Day 2019 With 3 New Releases

After winning this year’s Grammy for Best Metal Performance with Electric Messiah, High On Fire made no hesitation to their fans requests for new tracks. In a recent Instagram post, High On Fire announced that they would be releasing a three-track EP in honor of Record Store Day 2019. The New EP titled Bat Salad will feature covers of Celtic Frost’s “Into The Crypt of … Continue reading High On Fire to Participate in Record Store Day 2019 With 3 New Releases

Review: “Televiolence” by Promise Breaker

Carlisle, Pennsylvania-based band Promise Breaker released their third LP, entitled Televiolence, on February 20th. For the uninitiated, Promise Breaker’s unmistakable sound features vocalist Tyler Beam’s deep, guttural delivery overtop punishingly heavy guitars and slamming drums. The band discusses topics ranging from society, to insanity, to the obscure in their lyrics. Their debut, self-titled LP released in 2016 and clocked in at 13 minutes across 8 … Continue reading Review: “Televiolence” by Promise Breaker

Fight The Fury Is Still Breathing

Many of you may know the Christian hard rock band Skillet. But to every story there’s always two sides. In this case, the other side is singer and bassist John Cooper’s side project Fight The Fury. On October 26, 2018 Fight The Fury released their debut EP Still Breathing. The album has a dark theme throughout with Coopers’s rough voice pumping out passion filled lyrics. … Continue reading Fight The Fury Is Still Breathing

2018 Awards of the Year

2018 proved to be one of the biggest years in rock music. Long awaited follow up albums, hit singles, and thrashing EPs dominated the industry once again. Fans got the joy of having a follow up album from both Ghost and Architects, in which many drastic events have occurred since their last respected releases. In the case of Ghost, lead singer Tobias Forge was faced … Continue reading 2018 Awards of the Year

An August Burns Red Christmas

Ever wanted to get your metal on during the holiday season? August Burns Red (ABR) throws a jolly and jubilant haymaker with their new holiday EP, titled Winter Wilderness. This has seemingly become their trademark, as it is the second holiday release by the Pennsylvania-based metalcore group. As expected, this EP is entirely instrumental, just as the initial holiday album Sleddin’ Hill. Don’t let that undersell what … Continue reading An August Burns Red Christmas

How Marilyn Manson Changed Society Forever

By: Clay Drummond No artist has changed the course of history like Marilyn Manson. In a time when conservative politics dominated the United States, Manson did the unthinkable. He built an industrial metal empire with a fan base across the globe. However, Manson’s career has been continuously flooded by the dark side of society. Despite such a vast amount of criticism, he has relentlessly continued … Continue reading How Marilyn Manson Changed Society Forever

The Bad Wolves are howling with their first album, Disobey

They’ve all been in the music scene for a while but, vocalist Tommy Vext (Divine Heresy), guitarists Doc Coyle (God Forbid) and Chris Cain (Bury Your Dead), bassist Kyle Konkiel (VIMIC), and drummer John Boecklin (Devildriver) are together for the first time in the metal band Bad Wolves. They released their first album, Disobey, earlier this year on May 11, 2018. Bad Wolves gave the … Continue reading The Bad Wolves are howling with their first album, Disobey