Category: Throwback

Throwback: “Useless” by Rikets!

A band that imploded during a US tour in 2010 for multiple reasons including the ill health of mastermind Scott Rose, Rikets were an Industrial Metal outfit from Oklahoma that started out in 2004 and rose to prominence with their debut EP “Anything For The Devil“. Working with producer and Switched vocalist Ben Schigel (Drowning

Throwback: “Waiting for the Hyenas” from Across The Swarm!

Relaxing the “it has to be at least a decade old” rule this week as quite frankly rules are made to be broken, we’re heading to Bologna Italy for “Waiting for the Hyenas” from Death Metallers Across The Swarm for today’s throwback track of choice. It was the single that reportedly landed them a deal

Throwback: “Ultra Thrash” by Crisix!

As Spanish Pizza Thrash act Crisix are celebrating a decade of destruction of their seminal debut album “The Menace” we’ve decided to pay tribute to them and the classic single “Ultra Thrash“, a song so damn good that it has its very own beer dedicated to it! The band got together in 2008 and recorded

Throwback: “Zerospace” from Kidneythieves!

Four EPs and Five albums since 1998 has seen Industrial Rock act Kidneythieves, led by Free Dominguez (vocals) and Bruce Somers (guitar, engineering, programming) through more than two decades of music. Having their song “Before I’m Dead” featured in the 2002 film “Queen of the Damned” where it joined the likes of Static-X, Disturbed and

Throwback: “Boring” by Lifer!

Taking inspiration from Deftones, Tool and Faith No More, Wilkes Barre Pennsylvania Alternative Metal act Lifer rose to prominence having entered MTV’s Ultimate Cover Band Contest in the year 2000. They already had a reputation as a covers band regionally being thrown onto the national stage exposed them to a wider audience and a major

Throwback: “Inside” by Sw1tched!

Another band that faded away after selling 100k of records between their debut “Subject To Change” and sophomore album “Ghost In The Machine” were Cleveland Ohio Nu-Metal act Sw1tched. They rose to prominence during a spell that saw them play Warped Tour in 2001 and Ozzfest in 2002 before a wealth of line up changes

Throwback: “Entombment of a Machine” by Job For A Cowboy!

6th December saw the 15th Anniversary of the only Job For A Cowboy release do feature their notorious pig squeal vocals as the Arizona Deathcore Kings who later shifted to a more Death Metal orientated sound, with sessions for “Doom” taking place in May 2005 at Blue Light Audio Media Studios in Phoenix. Their debut

Throwback: “Downfall” by TRUSTcompany!

Surpassing 12 million views on YouTube, the music video for “Downfall” by TRUSTcompany has to go down as one of the bigger ones in Alternative Metal, not to mention the 19 million plus Spotify Streams. The band formed in 1997 and by 2002 found themselves on Geffen Records for their debut full length record “The

Throwback: “Dead Man Walking” from Bloodsimple.!

The average life span of most bands might be just 3 records but some achieve more in those 3 than others achieve in a career 10 times as long. One such band, who burned out rather than fading away was Bloodsimple; the quartet of Vision of Disorder frontman Tim Williams and guitarist Mike Kennedy alongside the