Tag: Converge

Review: “Self Titled” by Mammoth Caravan (1st Anniversary)

The debut EP from Little Rock, Arkansas Sludge Doom trio Mammoth Caravan was very much the twin track demo for the full length album that followed in “Ice Cold Oblivion” seven months after the fact. An ancient precursor or cave painting if you will that served as a foretelling of the monolithic concept record which

Interview: Converge talk Godcity with KnotFest!

In the beating black heart of Salem Massachusetts sits Godcity Studio, the home of Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou for the past 20 years. He chats with KnotFest about everything that has gone on in the place, including what happens on Halloween in a full uncut interview with the legendary recording engineer, known for his work

Exclusive Interview: Sobriquet talk new EP “Apotheosis”!

A going concern since 2016, Sobriquet have been noisily going about their business in Sheffield with three records in five years with deep rooted influences in their sound from late 90’s hardcore and cult film. Recorded with Lewis Johns at The Ranch (Employed To Serve, Bailer) their latest burnt offering “Apotheosis” runs on a theme

NEWS: Infall are going the distance, going for speed…

Recorded in July 2021 by Enrico Baraldi (Ornaments, Collars) at Vacuum Studio in Bologna, mixed by Kurt Ballou (Converge) at God City Studio in Salem Massachusetts and mastered by Alan Douches (Hath, Cognitive) at West West Side Music New York in November-December 2021, “Far” from Italian chaotic hardcore force Infall is going to be released

Bootleg: END. in Lakewood Ohio!

After their split EP “Gather & Mourn” premiered this past weekend, the arrival of a pro-shot full set from supergroup End (Fit For An Autopsy, Counterparts) filmed at The Foundary Concert Club in Lakewood Ohio on 9th July courtesy of Leo Sypniewski is a music to our ears. The split with Cult Leader finds both

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

The last single featuring the classic Motörhead line-up of Lemmy, “Fast” Eddie Clarke and Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor, as Clarke left following the recording of the “Stand By Your Man” EP, a collaboration with the Plasmatics, “Iron Fist” has to be one of the British heavy metal highlights of 1982. Covered by many, feared by

Bootleg: END in Los Angeles California!

Courtesy of 197 Media here’s a pro-shot full set from supergroup End (Fit For An Autopsy, Counterparts) filmed at 1720 Warehouse in Los Angeles California on 21st August and appears a couple of weeks ahead of the bands new split EP with Cult Leader titled “Gather & Mourn”. That is set for release through Closed

NEWS: End premier “Eden Will Drown” music video!

Last month saw the arrival of a new cut “Eden Will Drown” from supergroup End (Fit For An Autopsy, Counterparts) which will appear on a split EP called “Gather & Mourn” with Cult Leader for 9th September and now we have a music video for it filmed and edited by Jack Rudder. It also includes a guest appearance from

NEWS: Converge, Full Of Hell and Petbrick march on Europe!

…with more dates to be announced for to extend the European mainland section of their November tour Converge, Full Of Hell and Petbrick will play just one show upon our shores after their highly anticipated performance at this years incarnation of Damnation Festival. It will be intriguing to see whether the band attempt to perform

NEWS: Armed For Apocalypse prepare for Violence…

It seems ironic that with Tech-Fest less than two weeks away, a band who graced the last incarnation of the event with not one but two sets of different material should announce a new album. The return of American Sludge Metal quartet Armed For Apocalypse with a third record this time engineered by Converge guitarist