Tag: Coal Chamber

Review: “3rd Degree – The Raising” by Gemini Syndrome

“There’s something deeper under the surface of our music, and it’s designed to allow the listener to resonate and wake up to their potential. See, when an initiation is done properly, who the person was before, and who they are after the initiation, are two different people. Essentially being Raised to a higher degree of

Review: “Place Of Anarchy” by Vesicarum

Hailing from Kent Death Metal outfit Vesicarum have been on our horizons since last years EP “Reign Of Terror“, a concept release of sorts running on sinister lyrical tales of serial killers, having originally begun back in 2016 as a solo project before they fleshed out to a full band in 2018. Still citing influences

Interview: Meegs Rascon chats with Lena Scissorhands!

If we’ve learned one thing from the Party Time Excellent series of interviews from Infected Rain frontwoman Lena Scissorhands, it has to be to expect the unexpected and this week she’s joined on the sofa by Coal Chamber and Gemini Syndrome guitarist Miguel “Meegs” Rascón, who being totally honest, is the last person we expected

Playthrough: “Nest of Vipers” from Devildriver!

You don’t get more of a tease than this. Just the guitar solo out of “Nest of Vipers” from the upcoming new Devildriver album “Dealing with Demons“. That’s all, no more, no less. Fortunately, Neal Tiemann delivers an absolute ripper. It’s labelled as a part #1 with a second volume expected within 12 months from

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! STP.

In 1993 MTV recorded a set from San Diego Grunge band Stone Temple Pilots for their iconic Unplugged series. During the set the band played a new song that was cut from the aired performance but when the track featured on the soundtrack of The Crow, a film starting Brandon Lee and based on a

Riff Police! Pull Over! #62: Kittie Vs Coal Chamber!

Rewinding the tape back to 1997 and Roadrunner Records Monte Conner taking a chance on a Nu-Metal quartet from Los Angeles California by the name of Coal Chamber. The band had been around 5 years at the point where their self-titled debut was ready and were something of a known entity having performed on the

Throwback: “Fiend” by Coal Chamber!

Widely recognised as the heaviest and most aggressive album from Los Angeles Californian Nu-Metal quartet Coal Chamber, “Dark Days” was produced by Ross Hogarth and appeared via Roadrunner Records in May 2002. It was the album that sowed the seeds for vocalist Dez Fafara’s next project, Groove Metallers Devildriver after tensions within the band that boiled

Bootleg: “Loco” from Devildriver!

Devildriver frontman Dez Fafara told us before the last Coal Chamber album “Rivals” in 2015 that he would have played Coal Chamber songs live with Devildriver if he didn’t think there was a chance of Coal Chamber coming back. Last July he said that they were never coming back and true to his word, as