Tag: The Agony Scene

Review: “Exit Wounds” by Tactosa

Back in February 2021 Tampa Florida Deathcore brutes Tactosa released a self titled EP of with one notable exception, sub two minute cuts for those with a short attention span. Like a heavy hitting prize fighter they  combine the one two of a jab followed by a left hook, with piercing vocals and heavy riffs

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT?! Kennedys

1980 saw the release of the not just ground breaking but Earth shattering “Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables” debut album from American Hardcore Punks Dead Kennedys. As politically charged and socially aware as they come the record found vocalist Jello Biafra on fire and “Holiday in Cambodia“, “California Über Alles” and “Kill the Poor” are

Throwback: “Barn Burner” from The Agony Scene!

Whether we will see Tulsa Oklahoma Heavy Metallers The Agony Scene after the tragic passing of bassist and backing vocalist Jay White again remains to be seen but after four albums in a fifteen year stretch from 2003 to 2018 they have made their mark. Back in 2007 they released their one and only album with

Bootleg: The Agony Scene in Los Angeles!

Following the tragic news of the passing of The Agony Scene bassist Jay White earlier today from an unnamed illness he was receiving dialysis treatments for, it’s only right that we should our own tribute. So here’s a full set from the band at Jewels Catch One in Los Angeles California on 30th November 2018

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Paint It Black #2!

As some point in ancient history we put the resurgent The Agony Scene head to head against Melodic Death Metallers The Black Dahlia Murder with their respective versions of “Paint It Black” by The Rolling Stones. The original appeared as a single in advance of the bands 1966 album “Aftermath” and it’s fair to say

NEWS: Sammy SlamDance covers The Agony Scene!

And just when you thought it was safe, Sammy SlamDance has returned with another early 2000’s era Metal cover! This time out The Agony Scene are paid tribute to with “Scapegoat” from their one and only Major label album “The Darkest Red” getting the full treatment from Norman Ragan III on bass and guitars and

Review: “Tales of the Fallen Empires” by Mythos

Mythos is a Metalcore meets Groove band from Egypt formed in 2011 by Guitarist Amr El Gendy and Vocalist Ahmed “Psycho” Hassan. After a 5 year hiatus between 2011 and 2016, the band returned and released their first EP entitled “Eternal Rage” in 2017 and their first full studio album entitled “Tales of the Fallen

Review: “Atonement” by Killswitch Engage

Produced by the bands own guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz (The Agony Scene, The Acacia Strain, As I Lay Dying) as perhaps you might expect, Metalcore survivalists Killswitch Engage have returned with their eighth studio album. After some delays due to vocalist Jesse Leech developing some scar tissue on a polyp in his throat that meant three

NEWS: A Wake In Providence run from “Oblivion” with Mark Poida!

Featuring guest vocals from Mark Poida of Aversions Crown fame, “Oblivion” is the first single from the upcoming A Wake In Providence album which interestingly entitled “The Blvck Sun || The Blood Moon”. It will be rearing it’s ugly head on  29th March via Outerloop Records, the label home of The Agony Scene and Lorna Shore.

“Orias” EP by Prey Upon

Hailing from Long Island New York are a quintet known as Prey Upon. Their line-up consists of Drummer Charlie Mule, Bassist (and EP Producer) Andrew Rizzo, Vocalist Reid Erickson, alongside Guitarist duo Brian Schurr & Mike Joseph (who also provides backing vocals). Dropping in January, their debut EP “Orias” also features additional guitars and drums