Top 10 lists of 2016

  As 2016 is drawing to an end, we are finally revealing some of our favorite albums of the past year. There were a hell of a lot of albums that came out and we couldn’t listen to all of them, however of the ones we heard, here were some of our favorites. Choosing a…

Photo Gallery: Black Crown Initiate

Early last month, Pennsylvania’s Black Crown Initiate graced us with their presence after nearly two years since their last time here. To say the show was nothing short of spectacular would be and understatement. The local openers from start to finish really helped build the crowd up for the main attraction of BCI. Starting off…

Album Review: Dark Funeral – Where Shadows Reign Forever

Band: Dark Funeral Album: Where Shadows Reign Forever Release: June 3, 2016 Label: Century Media Records Dark Funeral has been going strong in the metal community for over 20 years now. Throughout those years they have grown musically and lyrically, but still remain one of the biggest Black Metal acts out there. Upon the release…

Photo Album: An Evening with Ne Obliviscaris (Fubar St. Louis,Mo)

Let’s face it, I have been looking forward to the day I would get to see Ne Obliviscaris live for like the past four years since discovering them. Last January we had conducted an interview with them on their upcoming album “Citadel” which at the time we sent the questions (November 2014) was yet to…

Nick’s Top 10 lists

Well hey there everyone! Nick here, bringing you my top ten lists of 2015. Yes it says lists, you know its really hard when you are a fan of multiple genres to make just one top ten list. . . even harder at keeping those lists at just TEN!!! 2015 has been a great year…

Album Review: Swallow the Sun – Songs From the North I, II & III

  Finland is known from some excellent bands including Wintersun, Ensiferum, and Children of Bodom, amongst many others. However, one of my absolute favorites out of the Finland area has to be Swallow the Sun. Let’s just say I have a thing for Progressive Metal and Swallow the Sun is right on up there with…

Band Interview – Ne Obliviscaris

MATT KLAVINS (Guitar) DAMNATION MAGAZINE (US) INTERVIEW When it comes to progressive metal one usually thinks of Opeth, Between the Buried and Me, or Devin Townsend Project, especially for more extreme/experimental sounds. A couple years ago I came across a band from the Land of Oz that completely blew me away, so much so that I…

Blood Music Records

Upon the recent announcement of the release of the Strapping Young Lad vinyl box sets, I took it upon myself to find out who was doing this and what else the company had in store for us. It turns out that Blood Music has been around for just about 2 years now Starting in April…