We’ve posted about long-gone bands putting their records up on Bandcamp, but we have a particular love for the long-gone Discordance Axis. On their Bandcamp page, they have a treasure trove of music for streaming and purchase: Our Last Day Continue reading
The Decibel Magazine Tour for this year came through Philadelphia at the awesome venue Union Transfer. Below are a few photos from the show, before, during and after. Thanks for the memories, Decibel.
Misery Index has put their Live in Berlin album up for streaming on their Bandcamp page. The album sounds ballsy and energetic, and the vinyl presentation looks even better. You can read all about the recording and the album package Continue reading
Slayer has announced on their website that Paul Bostaph has rejoined the band on drums. Bostaph had replaced original drummer Dave Lombardo before, playing on older Slayer records, touring, and appearing on a DVD. Lombardo posted on his Facebook page Continue reading
GOLD is a Dutch band whose album is a rockin’ good time. There’s bits of Danzig and maybe the Quorthon solo album in here, along with perhaps a Melissa Auf der Maur and The Devil’s Blood sprinkle. Also, the ’80s Continue reading
Bolt Thrower played the “inside” stage (inside a tent) at Maryland Deathest, May 23, 2013. As they performed “Mercenary,” the crowd surged and while filming, D.U. was one of the victims of combining a tent and a mosh pit, as Continue reading
Kommandant played at the “former Sonar compound” on Saturday the 25th, while DOC (Disciples of Christ) played at the Sound Stage, also in Baltimore. Iron Lung graced the Sound Stage the next day.
Pig Destroyer played one of the outside, uncovered stages at the “former Sonar Compound,” and had a few guest vocalists come up and sing tracks from Book Burner with them, namely Jason Netherton from Misery Index and Katherine Katz. Later, Continue reading
Slate has built an interactive map of every place on Earth that Bob Dylan has mentioned in a song lyric. Clicking on an identified location on the map gives you the lyric excerpt, the song and the album it’s taken Continue reading
A new book called Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal is out on It Books, a division of HarperCollins The Village Voice ran an excerpt that deals with the underside of the NYC metal/crossover scene, and there’s Continue reading