Tag: Will Haven

Listmania: Metal Noise Top #5 Live Bands of 2022!

Breaking out of lockdown after almost two years of live show decimation in 2022 was one of many of the years joys and so to be able to bring back a category like this to the Listmania Awards season (trademark, patient applied for) is something we’ve been looking forward to doing for a long time.

NEWS: Will Haven spread their wings!

As the 20th Anniversary of the seminal “Carpe Diem” approaches for Sacramento California Noise Metal Kings Will Haven, a new single “Wings of Mariposa” and music video directed by David Owen Blackley of Her Name Is Murder Productions is the last thing we anticipated. But in classical fashion, here it is, Merry Christmas! We’ll be

Documentary: “Foreign Films II” from Will Haven!

Directed by David Owen Blackley from Her Name Is Murder Productions, Noise Metal pioneers Will Haven have unveiled a sequel to their critically acclaimed documentary “Foreign Films” via Minus Head Records. The band will be playing a pair of shows in warm up before taking the stage at this year’s Download Festival, something that was

Review: “Fail To Be” by Yashira

Its always funny how one band can lead you to finding another and in the case of Jacksonville Florida’s Yashira, their 2018 split EP with Zao led us to them with their song “Led To Ache“. 2020 is the fifth anniversary of the bands existence with their debut EP “We Find Ourselves In The Grief

Track Review: “Something I Lack” from Weaponry!

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again. Single track reviews are as rare as rocking horse s*** on these pages, so when there is one, it’s going to be worth your while. Reading Deftones inspired quintet Weaponry, who we’ve championed have dug deep and delivered a new single entitled “Something I Lack” which

Throwback: “Stalingrad” by Red Tape!

It seems harder to believe now than it did when it happened but for a two year stretch between 2007 and 2009 Red Tape frontman Jeff Jaworski stood in for Grady Avenell and recorded “The Hierophant“, the fourth studio album from Sacramento California’s finest Noise Metal outfit Will Haven. The styles of the two bands

Review: “Breach Us” by Hymn

“Our goal at Amper Tone Studio was to set things up basically as we do on live shows. Facing each other, Marshall JCM 800 and Simms Watts 120 in stereo and a Ampeg 810 stack on full blast. Gibson Les Paul with 74 gauge strings and a couple of fun effect pedals and we are

Review: “Tunnels” by Worship

It has been 5 years since Worship brought us the punishing mix of Doom, Sludge and Post Metal with just a pinch of Hardcore that is “All Too Human” and the return of the quartet following that has been made all the sweeter for a pair of standalone singles in “Enemy” and “Algorithmic Despondency” in

Review:”Demons or Someone Else” by Montecharge

Formed in Geneva Switzerland, Montecharge are a quartet with passion for heavy music with Vocalist Quentin Bocquel is joined by David Gerber who handles synthesizers and noise machines, drummer Edward Hay and guitarist Wladislas Marian. While “Demons of Someone Else” is their debut album, they have been releasing material and playing live together for almost