Tag: Matriarchs

Listmania: Metal Noise Top #5 Most Disappointing Albums of 2020!

Before we look forward to 2021 with “Underground Metal Bands To Watch” and “Most Anticipated Releases” entries in our Listmania Awards Season, we have to touch on the most disappointing albums of 2020. These are records which we were excited about based on the bands previous output and pre-release singles which then… fell flat when

NEWS: Matriarchs deliver crushing Hatebreed cover!

Los Angeles California Metalcore act inspired by all forms of rebellious and aggressive music of the past Matriarchs have stepped forth from the shadows of their “Year of the Rat” record with a cover of “Conceived Through An Act Of Violence” by Hatebreed. The track is in the aid of charity with a portion of

Review: “Year of the Rat” by Matriarchs

In 2018 vocalist Richard Barthel stepped down from Los Angeles California’s Matriarchs and that seemed like the end of the band, who had been around since 2014, their debut “Scandalous Jointz” produced by Nick Jett of Terror and Mastered by Matt Hyde, (Lionheart, Hatebreed, Deftones) an ambitious effort that had been followed by a quartet of singles

NEWS: Matriarchs awake from “Sleep”!

16th October will see “Year Of The Rat” from Los Angeles Californian Metalcore merchants Matriarchs drop via Upstate Records. The band, who feature ex-members of bands like Hoods, Ruckus and The Faceless, look to fuse together the visual aesthetic of more thought provoking heavy acts like Tool or Converge with the sonic ferocity and energy of

NEWS: No sleep for Matriarchs!

Inspired by all forms of rebellious and aggressive music of the past, Los Angeles Californian’s Matriarchs have a new album set for a 2020 release. Going by the name “Year of the Rat“, how many of the bands seven singles since March 2019 appear on it when it drops via Unbeaten Records remains to be

NEWS: Matriarchs lyric video for “Deadman”!

Los Angeles Californians Matriarchs have continued their stead roll of singles like troop shipments to foreign lands with a lyric video for “Deadman”. This time however it’s not a new song that’s been given the treatment but one from their 2015 offering “Scandalous Jointz” and sees the Metallic Hardcore band get rowdy. New singles are

NEWS: Matriarchs share “Eviscerate” with Volumes!

Previously sharing a cut with a guest vocal appearance from Frankie Palmeri of Emmure, Los Angeles Californian Metalcore act Matriarchs have returned with “Eviscerate”. It features a guest appearance from none other than Myke Terry of Volumes and formerly of Bury Your Dead! Volumes themselves have been working on a new album of late.

NEWS: Matriarchs go long with “Narrows”!

Taken from Matriarchs debut EP “Scandalous Jointz” and filmed an asylum, the Los Angeles California Metallic Hardcore crew have dropped a music video for single “Narrows”. Having previously has guest appearances from Frankie Palmeri of Emmure and Myke Terry of Volumes, on “Dogma” and “Eviscerate” respectively, their future is looking bright…

NEWS: Matriarchs go back to “Roots”!

While looking for a new vocalist Angeles Californian Metalcore crew Matriarchs have been providing the backing to Biohazard vocalist/guitarist Billy Graziadei and his solo project BillyBio! Having released a single in May entitled “Dogma” with Frankie Palmeri of Emmure gracing the microphone, they’ve returned with another guest vocalist on this one. Neil from Los Angeles