Tag: Pantera

Bootleg: “I’m Broken” from Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals!

9th April will see Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals return to the stage for a live streamed show where they will one again be performing their “A Vulgar Display Of Pantera” set that cuts across all five Pantera albums with support from special guests King Parrot. Tickets and merch for the event are available

Playthrough: “Strength Beyond Strength” from Jinjer..?

If you didn’t already think that Ukraine’s finest export Jinjer were a talented bunch of musicians, the fact that drummer Vlad Ulasevich has thrown us a guitar playthrough video for “Strength Beyond Strength” by Pantera just blew our collective minds. Perhaps he will have some input on the guitar work on the bands next record,

Riff Police! Pull Over! #143: Angelus Apatrida Vs Machine Head!

Between them both Oakland’s Machine Head and Spain’s Angelus Apatrida have a lot of Metal to be celebrated. Some might say that Machine Head have had something of an on-off career with highs (“Burn My Eyes“) and lows (“Supercharger“) but every step of the way they’ve brought something new to the table and at least

Review: “Self Titled” by Angelus Apatrida

Formed at the turn of the century in Albacete, Spain, Angelus Apatrida are a Thrash quartet who have enjoyed sustained international recognition since their 2006 debut “Evil Unleashed” and have never looked back, inking a deal with their current label home Century Media in 2009. So in an era of Thrash resurgence with bands like

NEWS: Slaughter To Prevail go “Dig”?

Perhaps a really obvious choice for a Deathcore cover, Slaughter To Prevail frontman Alex Terrible has put his throat to “Dig” by Mudvayne, which is exactly the kind of track that is just begging for heavier rendition. Here’s the thing. The timing is really interesting with rumours circulating like vultures that the band who haven’t

Review: “The Sins of Our Fathers” by Mud Factory

A Groove laden Death Metal band from Vranje in Serbia who were founded in 2012 and who have plotted their course across a pair of EPs in 2013’s “Born For Doom” and 2015’s “Project Extinction” to their debut full length “The Sins of Our Fathers”, Mud Factory have put themselves on a pedestal as ones

Under The Influence #72: Chapfallen on “Sacrament” by Lamb of God!

By the time 2006’s fifth studio record “Sacrament” arrived from Lamb Of God, the Richmond Virginia quintet were on the crest of a wave. Their growing reputation had been cemented by their highly critically acclaimed first major label release “Ashes of the Wake“, which to this day has their best sales figures, going gold in

Review: “Mass Destruction Media” by Stonedrift

Inspired by bands like Pantera, Biohazard and Machine Head and cutting Groove Metal with Sludge Metal and Hardcore punk, Stonedrift hail from Reggio Emilia, Italy. Forming in 2007 they have been through several line up changes and now comprise Emiliano Dalcomune (Vocals), Enrico Ascari (Lead Guitar), Luca Cigarini (Rhythm Guitar), Valerio Larcier (Bass, formerly Coffee

Review: “Orbital Decay” by Solarhead

Recorded over the course of a couple of weeks in home studios in Indianapolis and Franklin, Indiana, “Orbital Decay” marks the debut EP from Alternative Metallers Solarhead, who launched themselves on an unsuspecting World in July 2020. The band consist of the duo of Jason Emry (vocals) and Bob Hamilton (guitars) who are have been