Tag: Black Crown Initiate

Bootleg: Black Crown Initiate in St. Paul, Minnesota!

Pro-shot by Leo Sypniewski at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall in St. Paul Minnesota on 21st March, here’s a full set from Black Crown Initiate. The Progressive Blackened Death Metal monsters are currently on the road with Omnium Gatherum and Allegaeon with cuts from 2020’s “Violent Portraits of a Doomed Escape” making up the lionshare

NEWS: I, Parish on the brink…

Phoenix Arizona Deathcore collective I, Pariah are in a celebratory mood as single “Vulture Mine” has hit 137k Spotify streams so have returned to their May released debut album “Dystopian Visions” for a music video for “Denier“. The song tells of impending doom with the World in denial as mankind reaches the very edge of

NEWS: Rivers Of Nihil get clean in September?

Including a guest vocal appearance from Black Crown Initiate frontman James Dorton on “Episode“, Rivers of Nihil have announced their next burnt offering will be released on 24th September via Metal Blade Records. An eleven track affair available for pre-order over at bandcamp, it has been given the title “The Work” with “Clean” being chosen

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