Floor – Oblation

We’d like things to always progress in a timely manner. Tracking careers of steady bands is simply easier and there is much to be gained by a slowly developing discography. But sometimes, the most random and often obscure careers can lead to a blossoming creation and productive power. Floor can claim dubious…

Son of Aurelius Dive Into Clouded Planes

After an arduous wait, Son Of Aurelius have finally graced with us with new music in the form of ‘Clouded Planes’, the first track to be released from their incoming sophomore album, Under A Western Sun, due June 3rd. Their debut full length The Farthest Reaches was a sleeper hit around these parts…

Everybody Dies with THE HELL

We haven’t really talked about this yet, but the album art for THE HELL’s Prosthetic Records debut Groovehammer is just as amazing as the album title itself. It’s perfect. That aside, the album’s debut single and music video is as blissfully ignorant as we would have hoped for. Grooving hate…

PHOTOS: Paganfest 2014—Korpiklaani, Turisas, ChthoniC, VARG, Winterhymn—May 3rd, 2014 @ Mojoe’s, Joliet, IL

Greetings, folk fans and godless heathens! Welcome to another year of Paganfest with Paganfest 2014. On tour for the fifth year, we have the world’s biggest folk-influenced bands to come together on a single tour across North America to bring you all the accordions, violins, fiddles, and hoopla you can…

Opeth’s Pale Communion Pushed Back To August

So as you may or may not have noticed, we were supposed to get a new Opeth single this week. Obviously, that didn’t happen. Metal Injection even pointed out that the hotly anticipated single ‘Cusp Of Eternity’ and album pre-orders were nowhere to be seen, and made some speculation as…

Killer Be Streamed

In case you aren’t familiar with recent developments, Killer Be Killed — featuring Soulfly’s Max Cavalera, The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Greg Puciato, Mastodon’s Troy Sanders, and former The Mars Volta drummer Dave Elitch — actually lives up to its “supergroup” status, measuring up to be the sum of its parts.…