Tag: Black Crown Initiate

NEWS: The Faces of Death Tour returns in 2021!

Following this weeks run of big tour news for the back end of 2021, the next incarnation of The Faces of Death Tour has been announced. It will see Rivers of Nihil, Archspire, Allegaeon, Black Crown Initiate and To The Grave join forces on the Rising Merch sponsored run that will smash its way across

Review: “Enervation” by Windchimes

Hailing from Western Pennsylvania, Gavin Fornelli (vocals), Larry Rupp (guitar/vocals), Lucas Redick (guitar), Dillon Giesler (bass) and Jordan Braverman (drums) form Windchimes, a band who break pretty much every single genre boundary that there is going. Their enticing and evil blend of Black Metal, Death Metal, Deathcore, Metalcore, Post-Metalcore and anything else you can think

Live Review: Devin Townsend: Empath Live Volume 2 (Live Stream)

Promising what would have been the full headlining performance from this year’s postponed incarnation of the 20th Anniversary of Bloodstock, an 85 minute career spanning set, which centers on the heavier side of his catalog and includes material from his Strapping Young Lad and Devin Townsend Project bands this live streamed event from Devin Townsend

Review: “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape” by Black Crown Initiate

After a pair of critically acclaimed albums in 2014’s “The Wreckage Of Stars” and it’s follow up in 2016’s “Selves We Cannot Forgive“, Reading Pennsylvanian Progressive Death Metallers Black Crown Initiate can be forgiven for taking their time over getting to their third studio record “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape“, which finds them with a

Bootleg: Black Crown Initiate in Minneapolis!

Century Media will be unveiling the third album from US Progressive Death Metallers Black Crown Initiate on 7th August, going by the name “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape”. It promises much from the singles released so far and we would have seen the band in action this summer at Tech-Fest had circumstances been different. So

NEWS: Devin Townsend Project live stream in September!

As Devin Townsend was unable to play the 20th Anniversary of Bloodstock this summer, he’s got together with his Empath Volume 2 live band and Stageit to do a live stream 85 minute career spanning full set on 5th September, focusing on heavier side of his material. The main band features guitarist Wes Hauch (ex-The Faceless/Black Crown

NEWS: “Death Comes in Reverse” for Black Crown Initiate!

The last single from “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape”, the new album by US Progressive Death Metal masterminds Black Crown Initiate has appeared in the form of “Death Comes in Reverse”. The album will appear on 7th August via Century Media. Andy Thomas comments: “‘Death Comes in Reverse’ was written during one of the lowest points of

NEWS: Black Crown Initiate believe in “Holy Silence”?

One band we were looking forward to seeing live this summer was Black Crown Initiate who were scheduled to play Tech-Fest, as we were to attend. They have unveiled the third single from their upcoming “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape”, due out 7th August via Century Media with pre-orders available here. The band comment: “We