Will Putney, raconteur of all things metal is the guitarist in Fit For An Autopsy and END, producer extraordinaire and creator of his signature STL Tonality series guitar and bass plug in software, is the guest on this episode of the BREWtally Speaking Podcast. Continue reading →
*This is part of our State Of The Art series, showcasing bands every Monday from the featured state. This month’s state is Mississippi.*
Clawhammer is a hard rock/heavy metal band from Mississippi formed by Paul Hill and Paul Craig. The outfit is rounded out by Stephen McNeer on rhythm guitar, Pete Lindsey on drums and Brad Litton on bass. Normally, there would be more detail about the group, but I can’t find any! However, I can speak to the music and it really is classic metal, forged from the steel of the South and the artistic ethic of the doom/goth scene. Continue reading →
With only 3 albums and 1 full EP on their name Crown The Empire quickly managed to claim theirselves a spot in the metalcore scene among bands like Memphis May Fire, Of Mice And Men and many more. And now after almost exactly 3 years since the release of ‘Retrograte’ they are ready to blow you away yet again with upcoming record ‘Sudden Sky’!
BETRAYING THE MARTYRS has been forced to cancel the rest of their North American Summer “Rapture” tour, including last night’s show in Orangevale, CA, after being involved in a serious auto incident following their show in Los Angeles. Continue reading →
Khemmis, a stoner metal act hailing from Denver, whom have been tearing up stages since 2012, are on tour with the three piece doom metal act Cloak from Georgia.
Khemmis have inked a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast. Their album ‘Desolation,’ came out in the US via 20 Buck Spin and Nuclear Blast in Europe, so the difference now is they’re a Nuclear Blast band, globally. Their second studio album ‘Hunted’ was named one of Rolling Stone’s 20 Best albums in 2016, and has been consistently ranked in the metal world as one of the best albums to come out in the past few years. Continue reading →
Tonight I was set to attend a sold-out performance by the band Live at the iconic O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London. Arriving late but ready to rock on arrival, the venue was crammed full and the buzz in the venue for Live to hit the stage was unreal. The feeling from the fans was a decent, friendly vibe and you felt like you were among friends. Everyone was looking after each other and being polite as we all had one thing in common: we’re here to witness a classic performance by a band that was essentially the soundtrack of the 90’s; Live. Continue reading →
Pictured: “Dirty” Dave Johnson and Brett “Cap’n” Holsclaw
After a near-decade-long silence, notorious Louisville, Kentucky based psychedelic punk unit, The Glasspack, will return to the stage and studio. Featuring core members, “Dirty” Dave Johnson (vocals, guitars), Brett “Cap’n” Holsclaw (mc, drums), and Nicholas Hall (guitars, keys), with Billy Lease (guitars, bass) and Rodney Roads (bass, guitar), the band feels it is once again time to jump start Louisville’s rock scene. Continue reading →
Welcome back to our ongoing series of LOUDER THAN LIFE 2019 artist profiles, our weekly guide through the lineup of acts who’ll take the stage at Louisville, Kentucky’s Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky Expo Center September 27-29 in what’s sure to be one of the biggest concert events of the year. This week, we’re checking out Ho99o9.*
Ho99o9 (pronounced Horror) is one of the up and coming band performing at Louder Than Life this year, it’s first year in the new location at the Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. Last year’s festival was cancelled due to flooding at Champions Park the former location of the festival since its inaugural year. This band is like nothing you have ever seen or heard before. Their sound is a mixture of punk, industrial and rap. The band finished up 2018 on tour withThe Prodigyin the U.K.. Their sound is somewhat similar toThe Prodigymixed withNine Inch Nails, Dead Kennedys and a touch of rap.Ho99o9’ssound changes somewhat drastically from song to song and they can’t really be pigeon holed to one specific sound or style. The New Jersey duo explains that they weren’t exposed to rock, punk or metal growing up and all they really heard was hip hop. Now days you will see the band members repping such bands as theMisfits,Cro-Mags, and evenEye Hate God. Continue reading →
Wage War fans couldn’t be happier than right at the moment they realised their favorite core act is back! With their 3th album ‘Pressure’ slowly heading our way and one of the best metalcore tours being announced right after first single ”Who I Am” dropped fans are in for a big treat!