On arrival to the SWX Bristol, UK, the queue was already around the block an hour before doors opened – wow! I’ve not seen this at the SWX for some time. Fans were keen to get in and watch this awesome lineup Continue reading
After Sleep Waker finally got signed to StaySick Recordings things have only been getting better and better for the band. They finally got recognized for their dark and refreshing sound as well as holding an absolute beast of a vocalist!
Ken Susi is most known as the guitar player for metalcore giants Unearth, but Susi has quietly built up a resume that showcases his many talents within the music industry from producing a handful of records like ‘Hardcore Lives’ by hardcore legends Madball and Ligeia’s “Your Ghost Is A Gift’ and “Bad News’ to name a few. Ken has also carved out a career over the last few years being a brand ambassador and artists relations rep for Fishman Pickups which has become one of the biggest pickup brands thanks to Susi. Oh, and he also put out a scorching new record with his band Unearth, ‘Extinctinon(s)’, which is their seventh album over their 20+ year career. Continue reading
Known for packing short tracks with fast and always changing riffs, nasty vocals and a chaotic vibe are Nails. With 3 complete records and 2 hard hitting EP’s they are already unstoppable and unmatched in their territory!
Words By: Masen Smith
For nearly a decade, DC prog metallers and forerunners of Djent; Periphery have been churning out album after album of tasty riffs and inventive songwriting. Few bands in the genre have been able to continuously and fluidly evolve for this long, constantly leaving fans guessing on which direction they’ll take next. No sentiment could be truer regarding their latest record, ‘IV: Hail Stan.’ After shockingly departing from Sumerian Records and subsequently launching their own label 3Dot Recordings, their creativity as a band was allowed to take centre stage. On their revamped writing process, guitarist Jake Bowen explained that this record was unique in that it took an entire year to write- something that the rushed schedule of major labels simply didn’t allow. The result is a polished, purposeful, textured and masterfully crafted album, one that was certainly worth the wait. Continue reading
King’s X has entered Blacksound Studio in Pasadena, California to begin recording a new album. This will be the bands first new recording since the release of ‘XV’ back in 2008. The album will be released later this year via Australia’s independent record label Golden Robot Records. Renowned producer Michael Parnin, recognized for his work with Rage Against The Machine, Missy Elliot, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Barbara Streisand, will be at the helm of the new project. 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 Kansas.*
Black metal and a history lesson? Get your pencil and paper out, Marsh of Swans are about to school you in downtrodden riffage and local history. The black metal duo call Lawrence, Kansas home. They go by CJ and BC, sharing the writing and production duties. BC is the voice that is heard on the tracks and CJ does the drum work, however. Continue reading
Gary Spivak, Executive Vice President of Danny Wimmer Presents is the guest on this bonus mini ep of the BREWtally Speaking Podcast!! Continue reading
Ken Susi, guitarist for metalcore legends Unearth returns on this episode of the BREWtally Speaking Podcast!! Continue reading
RAMMSTEIN are going strong with their teasing game for a couple of months now, much before the highly anticipated new album releasing on May 17 via UME/Spinefarm in Europe and Caroline Records in the United States. The new album whose title has still been kept under the rug successfully by the band seems to be the most anticipated album of 2019 already, with the rock world sitting on the edge of their seats. As we inch closer to the D-day, we are glad we’re getting more closer to what the new record would sound like. The band has been teasing new images from their video shoots almost every day, and today the band dropped two new teasers from songs titled, ‘Radio‘ and ‘Zeig Dich‘ (Translation: Show yourself’).