Tag: Dirge Within

Throwback: “Useless” by Rikets!

A band that imploded during a US tour in 2010 for multiple reasons including the ill health of mastermind Scott Rose, Rikets were an Industrial Metal outfit from Oklahoma that started out in 2004 and rose to prominence with their debut EP “Anything For The Devil“. Working with producer and Switched vocalist Ben Schigel (Drowning

Riff Police! Pull Over! #119: Chimaira Vs Pantera!

Back in 2011, Cleveland Ohio bruisers Chimaira were down to the last man standing in vocalist Mark Hunter. A gradual exodus of members started with bassist Jim LaMarca in 2010 before drummer Andols Herrick did likewise. The band regrouped with “The Age of Hell” but soon the writing was on the wall with guitarists Matt

Review: “Vital” by Second Wind

Chicago Illinois duo Brad Johnson (Drums, Percussion), Dane Pope (Vocals) are the backbone of Second Wind, a band who play a Melodic Hardcore infusion that allows extremes to bleed out in both directions, the Post-Hardcore side at one end and the Metallic Hardcore at the other. Taking influence from the likes of Gideon, Counterparts and

NEWS: Repentance want to be “God For A Day”!

Another supergroup of sorts will be making their debut on 25th September. Repentance, a band who feature in their ranks members and former members of Soil, Stuck Mojo, Broken Hope, Dirge Within, Straight Line Stitch and Them will be bringing the best of classic American thrash with elements of European-styled melodic death metal and a tinge