Ranking the Kings of Leon Albums from Worst to Worst

Full disclosure, I did not listen to the entire Kings of Leon discography. If we are going to be open and honest with each other, I didn’t listen to an entire Kings of Leon song. Now, I don’t want you to think this inconsequential fact reflects any lack of due diligence on my part in…

Band Spotlight – 3TEETH

Los Angeles based industrial band 3TEETH has unveiled plans to release their highly-anticipated, second full-length album, <shutdown.exe>, on May 19th via OMF Records. Today, the band reveals the album title, release date, artwork and track listing for the upcoming record. Additional details and music will be disclosed in the coming weeks. Follow the band at…

Concert Review: Devil You Know @ Fubar in St. Louis, MO (April 27, 2016)

Devil You Know, O.N.I., Hallow Point, Our Transfixion, Skydweller Fubar, St. Louis, MO April 27, 2016 Just as the New Wave of American Metal movement was kicking off in the early 2000’s, Massachusett’s Killswitch Engage found themselves without a vocalist after Jesse Leach abruptly left the band. After trying several different vocalists, including Phil Labonte…

Finland’s Denominate signs with Inverse Records

Progressive technical death metal band Denominate has signed a deal with their homeland’s own Inverse Records. The Oulo, Finland quintet draws influence from bands like Death and Carcass, blending it  with newer, more technical elements to create a progressive sound with a touch of old-school rawness. Denominate’s new album, Those Who Beheld the End, is set for release on August 5th, 2016 through Inverse Records….

Band Spotlight: Apotheon (Boulder, CO, USA)

Apotheon is: Andrew Morris – Drums Fernando del Valle III – Guitar Ian Burnside – Guitar Ibrahim Jimenez – Bass Reece Deeter – Vocals  Genre: Progressive Death Metal Hometown: Boulder, CO Colorado is the home of many great things; homegrown and legal pot, Coors Beer, Allegaeon, the Rocky Mountains, The Shining (film) amongst other things….

Band Interview: Angel Vivaldi (w/ photos from Fubar)

During a guitar player’s dream of a show that defines Interval‘s The Shape of Colour Tour, Angel Vivaldi took some time to sit down with Steve of Damnation Magazine to discuss the current tour, his past and present musical influences, and to offer helpful advice to aspiring musicians looking to take things to the next level….

Band Interview: Thanatos Eternal

Metal music is anything but a stagnant genre. Off-shoots and subgenres wax and wane constantly, frequently with other  types of music that are often associated with metal due to their dark or aggressive tones. Industrial is a fine example. Its avant-garde fusion of rock and electronic has and still is grouped in to other types…

Music Spotlight: Dreadnought – Utopia (2013)

So, St. Louis while most of you were out enjoying the outdoor party that was Incubus and Deftones. . reliving your childhood (we were there too, don’t be ashamed). We metal heads missed out in a pretty epic underground Post Black Metal show by Denver, Colorado’s Dreadnought at Fubar St. Louis! We weren’t really familiar…

Album Review: Byzantine – TO RELEASE IS TO RESOLVE

Matt Albers The term “underrated” can end up being thrown around quite a lot, especially in music. But sometimes, it really is the only appropriate word to describe a band. West Virginian progressive groove thrashers Byzantine have nearly always been a prime example of such. Forming in 2000 by vocalist/guitarist Chris “OJ” Ojeda, it wasn’t…

Band Interview: Byzantine

Matt Albers For music fans, there are few experiences more impactful than discovering a band. Like all discoveries, it can feel even more important and memorable when they are found in an unlikely place of origin. On the opposite end, few things are can be harder for music fans to take than when a favorite…