MESHUGGAH & THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Bring the Heavy To Nashville [Review & Photo Gallery]


Swedish extreme metal innovators Meshuggah treated U.S. fans to a surprise when they announced they would hit the spring U.S. festival circuit and sprinkle in a handful of select cities across the states in between. In addition to Welcome to Rockville, the Epicenter Festival, the Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival, and the Chicago Open Air Festival, Meshuggah chose to destroy six other lucky cities as they traversed the southern and northeastern states before heading to Europe this summer. Joining them on these select dates were Detroit, MI death metal veterans The Black Dahlia Murder. Continue reading

IMMOLATION And BLOOD INCANTATION To Ravage North America This Fall

Immolation (Photo credit: Rodrigo Fredes)

Death metal legions, unite! This is gonna be one hell of a bad motherfucker of a tour. New York death metal giants IMMOLATION are pleased to announce “The Last Atonement Tour –  North America 2019”. Joining them as direct support on their headlining run are  Denver-based death metal merchants, BLOOD INCANTATION

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THE WINERY DOGS Run Wild At First Avenue In Minneapolis [Review & Photo Gallery]

The Winery Dogs

The Winery Dogs have embarked on the “Who Let The Dogs Out” Tour and they made the Minneapolis Night Club, First Avenue, their own personal dog pound. The band has two records thus far, 2013’s self-titled record and its follow up in 2015 called ‘Hot Streak.’ I know the rabid fan base is drooling for more material but getting a headline set from this super-trio was extremely exciting.  Opening the show was Damon Johnson who provided a fantastic set of music and was a real pleasure to see. Continue reading

Matty (Memphis May Fire) “People Picketing Shows Like This, I Think They Are Ignorant”

Memphis May Fire formed in 2006 in Denton, Texas with an energetic metalcore sound that also delivered a positive message. The band currently consists of lead guitarist Kellen McGregor, lead vocalist Matty Mullins, bassist Cory Elder, and drummer Jake Garland. The four piece has released six studio albums and two EPs to date. Memphis May Fire has released all their records since 2011’s ‘The Hollow’ via Rise Records.  The most recent record is ‘Broken’ which released in November of 2018. ‘Broken’ was produced by Kane Churko who has worked with legendary acts like Ozzy Osbourne, Papa Roach, Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment, and Hellyeah. The band took a step away from their metalcore sound and ‘Broken’ is much more of a straight forward rock record. In addition to the release of the album the band has also since released a cover of Linkin Park’s “Faint” in April of this year. The band has recently been on tour with Pop Evil and Messer.

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State of the Art: North Carolina’s AMERICAN EMPIRE [EP Stream]


Fans of old-school Epica and Within Temptation are going to lose their minds over North Carolina’s best kept secret; American Empire. North Carolina has bred some top notch metal over the years but nothing that sounds quite like this. With the exception of Kamelot, most North American symphonic metal bands just seem to be missing something. But think again, American Empire is packing some seriously fantastic Euro-sounding metal down in Durham.  Continue reading

BRING ME THE HORIZON & SCARLXRD Take Milwaukee To “Second Base” [Review & Photo Gallery]

Bring Me The Horizon

Last week, hard rock titans Bring Me The Horizon kicked off their “Second Base” North American tour at the Welcome to Rockville festival in Jacksonville, Florida. The tour is rather short as the band only plays headline shows between each festival they are playing Welcome To Rockville, Epicenter, and Sonic Temple). The Jacksonville performance showcased a new stage production that they did not have here for their previous US tour with Fever 333 and Thrice (titled the “First Love” tour). Popular metal rapper Scarlxrd provided support on this tour. This may seem off the wall but he brought something unique to the table and absolutely killed it. On the previous tour, keyboardist and backup vocalist Jordan Fish had to leave due to having a child. However, he was present on Wednesday night. We were fortunate enough to attend the third show of the tour at Eagles Ballroom in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Wednesday, May 8th. Check out our review and photo gallery from Kayla Gray below and make sure you catch Bring Me The Horizon when they come near you!

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How Fruit Is A Natural Defense 

How fruit is a natural defense 

Fruit is a blessing of god to mankind. There are many types of fruits. They have different taste, different nature and also different quality. Most fruits fond in different area according to their climates. Every fruit have its unique quality. With the beginning of earth fruit was the main feed of man. Early people mostly live in forest or likely areas they just get fresh food and ate it. They have much stronger than us. The reason is that they enjoy the fresh fruit. Fruit saved them from much disease. Their digestive system work very well. Same as at present fruits have still its importance unique.

Types of fruits:

Apples and pears

Citrus: oranges, grapefruits, mandarins and limes.

Stone fruit: nectarines, apricots, peaches and plums.

Tropical and exotic: bananas and mangoes.

Berries: strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, kiwifruit and passion fruit.

Melons: watermelons, rock melons and honeydew melons.

Benefits of fruits:

Apple: Apples are the most extravagant natural product wellspring of gelatin, a solvent fiber that has been appeared to bring down circulatory strain, diminish cholesterol, decline the danger of colon and bosom malignancies, and possibly decrease the seriousness of diabetes but it is necessary to eat the apples at audemars piguet.


Only one portion of a medium-measure avocado contains multiple grams of fiber and 15% of your suggested day by day foliate admission. Without cholesterol and wealthy in monounsaturated fats and potassium, avocados are additionally a powerhouse for heart well being.


Cranberries are eminent for ensuring against urinary tract diseases, however did you likewise realize they may improve blood cholesterol and help in recuperation from strokes? Cranberry juice has additionally been appeared to make disease sedates increasingly strong.


Only one medium orange (think tennis ball) supplies your entire everyday nutrient C, which is an explosive insusceptibility supporter and malignant growth warrior. What’s more, devouring nutrient C is best done in its normal structure: Italian scientists likewise discovered that guineas pigs had more prominent cell reinforcement security subsequent to drinking squeezed orange versus nutrient C– sustained water. In addition, this sweet and tart natural product is a decent wellspring of fiber, potassium, calcium, foliate, and other B nutrients.


Endeavoring to get more nutrient C in your eating regimen? One measure of papaya solid shapes supplies over 100% of your day by day necessity, just as a weighty portion of potassium and foliate. It is likewise a decent wellspring of nutrients An and E, two amazing cell reinforcements that secure against coronary illness and colon malignant growth.


One-quarter measure of walnuts supplies 90% of the day by day prescribed measure of omega-3 unsaturated fats, which help in everything from keeping up psychological capacity, to improving cholesterol and circulatory strain.

METAL CHURCH Starts A Fire in Fridley, Minnesota [Review & Photo Gallery]


Thrash metal is alive and well. It was a genre born in the underground that spread like a wildfire across the globe and today is forefathers continue to unleash pulverizing records that inspire a new legion of fans. Put the recharged Metal Church into that category. After nearly a two-decade absence, vocalist Mike Howe rejoined the band and founding guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof and Metal Church has been off and running ever since. The band dropped ‘XI’ in 2016 and followed that up with their 12thfull-length studio album ‘Damn If You Do’ in 2018. Metal Church has been on the road promoting the new record and played their last show before taking a break at Route 47 Pub & Grub in Fridley, Minnesota to celebrate the past, the present, and future of one of thrashes favorite sons. Continue reading

Exclusive Premeire: HANNA BARAKAT – “Damage Done” [Track Stream]

Austin, Texas-based alternative rock artist Hanna Barakat premieres her newest single “Damage Done” off her upcoming album ‘Siren’ (scheduled to drop this summer). The album was produced by John Moyer (Disturbed), mixed by Martin Nessi (Ariana Grande, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson), and mastered by Sterling Sound’s Ted Jansesn (Evanescence, Three Days Grace, Halestorm). Barakat describes the inspiration behind the musical and lyrical themes of the heartfelt new track: Continue reading

Spencer Sotelo On New PERIPHERY Music “I Wanna Go Darker And Weirder.”

Periphery have quickly cemented their legacy in the progressive metal scene, some would say pioneers in the “Djent” movement, since their formation in 2005. Periphery consist of vocalist Spencer Sotelo, guitarists Jake Bowen, Misha Mansoor and Mark Holcomb and drummer Matt Halpern with bassist Adam Getgood contributing on studio albums and production duties. Since their formation Periphery has turned the heavy music world on its head with their landmark albums, with their most recent offering 2019’s ‘P4: Hail Stan’ debuting in the top 100 on the Billboard charts. Continue reading