Tag: The Faceless

Live Review: Devin Townsend: Empath Live Volume 2 (Live Stream)

Promising what would have been the full headlining performance from this year’s postponed incarnation of the 20th Anniversary of Bloodstock, an 85 minute career spanning set, which centers on the heavier side of his catalog and includes material from his Strapping Young Lad and Devin Townsend Project bands this live streamed event from Devin Townsend

Bootleg: Sumerian Records recap The Summer Slaughter Tour 2007!

Sumerian Records have rewound the clock to 2007 and given us an epic 72 minutes of pro-shot footage from that summer’s incarnation of The Summer Slaughter Tour which saw performances from Necrophagist, Decapitated, Cephalic Carnage, Cattle Decapitation, Ion Dissonance, The Faceless, Beneath The Massacre and A Blood Runs Black. The show took place at The

Review: “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape” by Black Crown Initiate

After a pair of critically acclaimed albums in 2014’s “The Wreckage Of Stars” and it’s follow up in 2016’s “Selves We Cannot Forgive“, Reading Pennsylvanian Progressive Death Metallers Black Crown Initiate can be forgiven for taking their time over getting to their third studio record “Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape“, which finds them with a

NEWS: Devin Townsend Project live stream in September!

As Devin Townsend was unable to play the 20th Anniversary of Bloodstock this summer, he’s got together with his Empath Volume 2 live band and Stageit to do a live stream 85 minute career spanning full set on 5th September, focusing on heavier side of his material. The main band features guitarist Wes Hauch (ex-The Faceless/Black Crown

Review: “Self Titled” by Omniarch

Hailing from Edmonton Alberta Canada, Omniarch formed from the ashes of two former bands, Netherward and This is War with Morgan Lambert (guitar), Mason Wilson (guitar), Jon Hofmann (bass), Mackenzie LaHaye (vocals) and Henry Giesbrecht (drums) who had played gigs together in those separate bands,  joining forces to create a wholly different alloy of Metal. Between

Review: “Verminous” by The Black Dahlia Murder

In 2001 when The Black Dahlia Murder first appeared on the scene, they were lumped in with heavy end Metalcore acts despite their clear Death Metal stylisations. Taking their name from the 1947 unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, often referred to as Black Dahlia, 2020 sees the Waterford Michigan act delivering their ninth studio album via

Playthrough: “Cup Of Mephistophiles” from The Faceless!

The revolving door of musicians in The Faceless has been one of the biggest side shows in American Death Metal of the last decade or so. But hats off because for all the drama they have released some incredible albums. Drummer Aaron Stechauner has shared footage of “Cup Of Mephistophiles” as the first of many…

Bootleg: Abigail Williams in Ottawa!

The exit of Ken Sorceron from The Faceless might have been a crying shame but it has meant the return of the mighty Abigail Williams. Filmed at Mavericks in Ottawa Canada on 16th November 2019, here’s a chance to see what the Black Metallers are up to around new album “Walk Beyond The Dark“.

Playthrough: “Cubensis” from Intronaut!

The addition of drummer Alex Rudinger (The Faceless, Whitechapel) to the Intronaut lineup is bound to have played a part in how their upcoming 28th February album “Fluid Existential Inversions” has taken shape and as it’s their first new material since 2015’s “The Direction Of Last Things” and with the 5 year gap, the longest between any

Bootleg: The Faceless at Gas Monkey!

And so it seems that once again (again) The Faceless have been successfully granted another opportunity to walk the straight and narrow, following the last implosion after “In Becoming A Ghost“, which saw the return of Abigail Williams. Here are “Planetary Duality”, Depeche Mode cover “Shake The Disease” and “Ancient Convenant” from the bands Summer