Tag: God Forbid

Bootleg: “Chains Of Humanity” from God Forbid!

The long talked about return to the stage of New Jersey Metalcore heroes God Forbid finally happened in September at Blue Ridge Rock Festival. Joined by former As I Lay Dying guitarist Nick Hipa as former members Dallas Coyle and Matt Wicklund were not on board, the band have shared pro-shot footage of “Chains Of

Interview: God Forbid talk return with Heavy New York!

The imminent return of Metalcore heroes God Forbid has been long talked about but the absence of rhythm guitarist Matt Wicklund or the man he replaced in Dallas Coyle left a big hole to fill. It turns out however that a suitable replacement was available at the right time with the gradual disintegration of the

NEWS: God Forbid reunite with “Gone Forever” vinyl!

Following the announcement of their first live show in nine years during the weekend of September 8th-11th at Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2022 on the grounds of Virginia International Raceway, God Forbid have inked a deal with  M-Theory Audio for a vinyl reissue of their 2004 breakthrough album “Gone Forever”. Limited to 500 copies this

Bootleg: God Forbid at Corona California!

In a year that will see the return of Mudvayne to the stage it doesn’t seem beyond the realms of possiblity that God Forbid could also see an opportunity. It’s been eight years since the East Brunswick New Jersey Metalcore act called time on a career which has seen then deliver six albums and two

Bootleg: God Forbid in New York!

Another old school bootleg saved from the fire by digitization, restoration and online preservation? Why not? In the absence of any shows, a few nostalgic sets are like a hot cup of coffee from a hot coffee cup. How about 30th December 2001 at the West Babylon American Legion Hall in West Babylon, New York?

Under The Influence #40: Manalyth on “Ghost Reveries” by Opeth!

August 2005 saw Swedish Progressive Death Metallers Opeth make their major label debut with Roadrunner Records. They did so with their eighth studio album “Ghost Reveries“, produced by Jens Bogren (Sepultura, God Forbid, At The Gates) and saw just one promotional single in “The Grand Conjuration“. For the music video for the track saw it cut

Throwback: “Better Days” by God Forbid!

The recent clutch of bands getting back together after calling it a night has led to a fair amount of speculation and when former God Forbid guitarist Doc Coyle, who is now enjoying success in Bad Wolves was asked about the possibility he said “I’ve [got] low confidence in how many give a s*** to

Bootleg: Merauder in Kawasaki Japan!

Brooklyn New York Hardcore crew Merauder may have just a single original member in the band but in frontman Jorge Rosado they have someone who knows what time it is. If you want to talk about influence, they’ve been covered by Hatebreed, Heaven Shall Burn, God Forbid and even Twitching Tongues. Pro-Shot on 21th September on

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT. Zombie Edition#2

In a first for the Vs Tuesday series, were going to pit a cover from one of our review requesters against… a more commercial offering. The song itself should need no introduction. A couple of weeks back Northern Irish Black Metal solo project Dratna released this cover of “Zombie” by The Cranberries in tribute to

NEWS: Bad Wolves play “Zombie” in June!

Bad Wolves have added a pair of shoes to their previously announced European tour to include a pair of shows to lead into their appearance at this year’s incarnation of Download Festival. The band, who feature former Divine Heresy frontman Tommy Vext and former God Forbid guitarist Doc Couple in their ranks will play those