Tag: Deftones

Review: “Reluctant Hero” by Killer Be Killed

How often do we use the words “highly anticipated” and “supergroup” in the current era of Metal? It has been six long years since 2014’s self titled debut from Killer Be Killed, a band which features Greg Puciato on vocals and guitars, formerly of The Dillinger Escape Plan and currently in The Black Queen, Max

Review: “Your Receding Warmth” by Boundaries

There was a point earlier in 2020 when there was a question mark in our minds over the continuation of Connecticut Metallic Hardcore quintet Boundaries future. Travis Tabron had stepped down from Varials and vocalist Matthew McDougal was filling in during their live shows and doing a stand out job of it. However it seems

Bootleg: Deftones in Kansas!

There is a wealth of Deftones live footage out there but this one from 1997 is particularly special. It captures the band at Liberty Hall in Kansas on 12th December at a show that saw them perform with Limp Bizkit and Will Haven performing tracks from their “Adrenaline” and “Around The Fur” records, making room for

Documentary: “No Lasting Memories” #17 from Weaponry!

Our favourite soap opera is back like a needy ex-Girlfriend that you just can’t say no to for another lethal dose of all things Weaponry. In rehearsals Max breaks the musician moral code and forgets how to play “Search For Life“, instead ripping a Deftones riff. Oops. Well Big Al “Zyfava” Bristow did promise a cover

Review: “A Quiet Place To Die” by Alpha Wolf

Taking their name from the 2011 Liam Neeson survivalist movie “The Grey” based on the short story “Ghost Walker” by Ian MacKenzie Jeffers, that tells the tale of a group of oil-men stranded in Alaska after a plane crash, who must survive a pack of timber wolves stalking them amidst mercilessly cold weather, Alpha Wolf are Australian Nu-Metalcore

Bootleg: Viktoriya Yermolyeva at Synthfest!

Ukrainian Pianist Viktoriya Yermolyeva, who studied classical piano since the age of 4 has stunned with her reimaginings of Metal classics over the past few years. She’s shared her full set from SynthFest in 2017, where she performed in her Wedding Dress as the event by took place on her Honeymoon. It includes songs by

Review: “…As One” by Rot

Hailing from the Twin Cities and including in their ranks both current and former members of Nanashi, Swing Low, While God Sleeps, Mithya, SLNCR and War Prayer are Metallic Hardcore quintet Rot. Hot on the heels of 2019 EP “Nothing’s Changed”, the band once again worked with Southern California based label War Against Records (Pressure Cracks,

Documentary: Recording Session Predictions with Weaponry!

8x broken strings, 6x smashed drumsticks, 3x lost picks, 24x bottles of Doombar and a trip to The Colouring Inn. That’s our prediction for what’s going to happen during 3 days of rehearsals and recording that Weaponry have lined up at the end of the month. But don’t take our word for it. Here’s what

Review: “Kaliyuga” by In Hearts Wake

It’s safe to call Byron Bay natives In Hearts Wake veterans of the Australian Metalcore scene at this point with their debut album “Divination” dropping eight years ago in 2012. They’ve toured the Globe relentlessly and we’ve had the pleasure of their live show twice, once on the “Earthwalker” tour and more recently when they

NEWS: Draemora unveil Deftones cover!

…while working on their debut full length record, Seattle Washington Progressive Death Metallers Draemora have unveiled a cover of “Minerva” by Deftones. The track has appeared in the ripples in the mill pond behind their debut EP “Awakening” which surfaced in June via Ultra Nast Records… When asked why they chose this Deftones track to cover, Draemora guitarist