Alaya Bring ‘Sleep‘ With New Track

OK, they don’t really. I just had to manhandle the track name into the title somehow and I’m not great at it, if you hadn’t clocked so far. Being entirely truthful, the new Alaya track is pretty great. When they were first uncovered by Basick Records last year, we praised the band…

All Mosh, All Misery

2013 was a more than solid year for deathcore (a dirty word these days I understand but how else do you want me to describe it? Breakdeathscreamstep?) with releases from Fit For An Autopsy and Conducting From The Grave among others. 2014 looks like another good year in the making…

Alcest Streaming New Album, Shelter

Alcest’s beautiful metamorphosis from black metal act to dream pop shoegazers has been both a source of frustration and admiration from the metal community. Their latest record Shelter is artful, majestic, and nostalgic, but does it hold up to the band’s celebrated and highly influential discography? I have a feeling…

The Ocean and Scale The Summit Announce North American Co-Headlining Tour Featuring The Atlas Moth, & Silver Snakes

We’re two weeks into 2014 and already there are tours being announced worth planning trips around. Yesterday saw the announcement of Behemoth’s headlining of the Metal Alliance Tour, and today we got the full itinerary of The Ocean and Scale The Summit’s impending headlining tour, featuring support from The Atlas…