Month: June 2020

NEWS: Denominate feel abandoned…

…featuring cover art by the great Juha Vuorma, after some delay the sophomore album “Isochron” from Finnish Progressive Death Metal quintet Denominate will finally see the light of day on 24th July via Inverse Records. Having already given “The Chain” a premier in lyric video format from the seven track concept album, today sees “Abandoned”

NEWS: Enforced sign with Century Media, announce “Kill Grid”!

Richmond, Virginia Thrash Metallers Enforced have inked a worldwide record deal with Century Media for an album they are currently recording with their long time engineer producer Bob Quirk. They’ve set “Kill Grid” as the title for the offering which has the legendary Arthur Rizk (Power Trip, Cavalera Conspiracy, Road Mutant) handling the mix. For

NEWS: Year Of The Knife point out the “Manipulation Artist”!

The second single from the upcoming 7th August new album “Internal Incarnation” from Delaware Straight Edge Hardcore act Year Of The Knife has been unveiled. Entitled “Manipulation Artist“, it actually saw its premier in a live streamed set that came courtesy of the band and hate5six a few months back. No doubt they will be

Playthrough: “Sentient Glow” from Periphery!

Periphery guitarist Mark Holcomb visited the headquarters of Seymour Duncan in Santa Barbara California as he’s got his own signature pickup – the “Alpha/Omega” and his own signature “Dark Sun” pedal with them. While he was there, they captured this playthrough for “Sentient Glow” on the production floor, with the track appearing on the bands

NEWS: Abstracademy get disruptive!

It’s been a while since Buenos Aires, Argentina’s Progressive Metal merchants Abstracademy unleashed their 2018 self titled  EP but it’s with open arms that we welcome the news of not only a new single but a new music video. Shot in a tasteful black and white “Disruption” is a worthy follow up and we hope, the

Interview: Sylosis talk “Cycle Of Suffering” with Knotfest!

A new entry in the Mosh Talks interview series from Knotfest sees Sylosis guitarist Josh Middleton talk about the his bands recent album “Cycle Of Suffering“, his creative process when it comes to writing riffs and of course new Architects material in the works. That album is of course out now via Nuclear Blast and if

Bootleg: Butcher Babies in Moscow!

So we were hoping that 2020 would bring new material from Butcher Babies in the form of a fourth studio record to follow up 2017’s “Lilith“, especially seeing as they were announced as appearing at the 20th Anniversary of Bloodstock this summer. However for obvious reasons that hasn’t happened so the only new material we’ve

Review: “Cannibal” by Bury Tomorrow

Our first introduction to South Coast Metalcore heroes Bury Tomorrow came with 2014’s sophomore album “Runes” and more specifically single “Man On Fire“. Adverts for the “Runes” tour were splashed all over the back of Metal Hammer Magazine and the first bite as they say was with the eye. They looked the part and the

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins! FIGHT! Earth Crisis #2!

The importance of Syracuse New York Hardcore Punks Earth Crisis should not be underestimated in the context of the current generation of bands out there on Planet Metal. Since 1989, over their journey of six studio records they have developed a sound which is considered a crucial developer and influence for both the Metalcore genre

NEWS: It Follows believe “Rainbow is the new Black”!

Apparently “Rainbow is the new Black” and “GrungeCore” is the new Metalcore. What?! Rewind. Hailing from Puszczykowo in Poland and formed in 2018, It Follows *ahem* followed up their debut album “The Devil Put People Here” with their sophomore release “XXI” just three days ago. Released via Blood Blast Distribution, the album was Music engineered,