MASS DESTRUCTION METAL FEST IV: Atlanta Extreme Metal Festival Unveils First Wave Of Bands Including Repulsion, Nuclear Assault, Monstrosity, Massacre, Cenotaph, And More; Early Bird Tickets On Sale 12/25

Roaring into its fourth year, MASS DESTRUCTION METAL FEST has unveiled their plans to infiltrate Atlanta, Georgia in 2020. Carrying on the two-day, single-stage, all-ages format, the festivities will take place November 6th and 7th at The Loft at Center Read More …

EN MINOR To Play Special Hometown Show This Friday; Debut Full-Length Nears Release

“It’s the melancholy, minor-key, heart-wrenching songs that always stick out and really intrigue me.”  — Philip H. Anselmo Philip H. Anselmo’s EN MINOR will play a special hometown show this Friday, December 20th at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans. Read More …

WARSENAL: Canadian Thrash Trio To Play Special New Year’s Eve Show With Exciter; Feast Your Eyes Full-Length Out Now On Svart Records

WARSENAL will close out the decade with a special show supporting Canadian speed metal legends Exciter! The New Year’s Eve Metal Rager will take place at Hard Luck Bar in Toronto with additional support provided by Survival Instinct and Twilight Read More …

THE NIGHT WATCH: Metal Injection Premieres New Costin Chioreanu-Animated Video From Canadian Progressive Instrumental Unit; An Embarrassment Of Riches Full-Length Out Now

Canadian progressive instrumental quartet, THE NIGHT WATCH, featuring Musk Ox guitarist/Agalloch collaborator Nathanael Larochette and Musk Ox violinist Evan Runge, today unveils their visual accompaniment to “The Summit (Part I).” The hymn comes by way of the band’s latest full-length, Read More …

INSECT ARK: Instrumental Psychedelic Doom Duo Completes Work On New Album, The Vanishing, Set For Release February 28th Through Profound Lore Records; New Track Streaming

INSECT ARK — currently made up of founder Dana Schechter (Swans) and Andy Patterson (ex SubRosa) — have been crafting uncomfortable soundscapes that feel both intimate and icy cold since 2011. Nightmarish horror film-like visions, outer space travel, and gritty Read More …

ANNIHILATOR: Canadian Heavy Metal/Thrash Legends Debut “Armed To The Teeth” Video; New Full-Length, Ballistic, Sadistic, Nears Release Via Silver Lining Music

Canadian heavy metal/thrash legends ANNIHILATOR today reveal the official video for “Armed To The Teeth,” the opening track off the band’s explosive seventeenth studio album, Ballistic, Sadistic. Founding guitarist, vocalist, producer, and principal songwriter Jeff Waters issues of the track: “‘Armed To Read More …

SALVATION: Decibel Premieres New Video From Chicago Noise Rock Trio; Year Of The Fly Full-Length Out Now Through Forge Again + January Tour Dates Confirmed

“It accomplishes discomfort via shots of faces battered, appendages restricted, and shoulders dripped with what appears to be hot wax” — Decibel Decibel Magazine is currently hosting the visual companion to the track “Year Of The Fly” from Chicago noise Read More …

TOXIC HOLOCAUST Confirms North American Winter Tour With Soulfly; Primal Future: 2019 Full-Length Out Now

Crossover thrash unit TOXIC HOLOCAUST will kick off 2020 with a massive North American tour supporting Soulfly. The Summoning tour will commence February 3rd in Denver, Colorado and make its way through nearly three dozen cities upon its conclusion March Read More …

RAPHAEL WEINROTH-BROWNE: Canadian Cellist/Composer (The Visit, Musk Ox, Leprous) To Release Debut Solo Album This January; New Video Playing At Heavy Blog Is Heavy

Canadian cellist and composer RAPHAEL WEINROTH-BROWNE will release his debut solo album, Worlds Within, on January 24th, 2020. Having been an integral creative force in groups such as The Visit, Musk Ox, and Kamancello, and having recorded and toured extensively Read More …

SCOUR Announces The Black EP; Free Bathory Cover To See Release On Black Friday + New Video Now Playing At Revolver

SCOUR — the extreme metal unit featuring Philip H. Anselmo (Pantera, Down, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Superjoint etc.), John Jarvis (Agoraphobic Nosebleed), Derek Engemann (Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, ex-Cattle Decapitation), Mark Kloeppel (Misery Index), and Adam Read More …