Usnea – Random Cosmic Violence

As 2014 winds its way down, it becomes obvious that several trends will jock for dominance. Whether you believe this is the year of technical death metal or of post-progressive, the Doom Revival™ should be somewhere on that list. Releases from giants such as Yob or Thou, coupled with younger additions from bands like…

Hey! Listen to Memory Map!

Do you like Circa Survive, Closure in Moscow, and other upbeat, energetic bands who aren’t afraid to flaunt some pop-rock influences? Do you like quirky art-rock like TV on the Radio? If you answered yes, Memory Map may be for you. Hailing from Bloomington, Indiana, Memory Map, in their own…

Remember That Behemoth/Cannibal Corpse Tour Rumor? Well, Things Just Got Real

That’s right ladies and gentlemen, it’s happening: blackened death giants Behemoth and veteran insanity-peddlers Cannibal Corpse will be joining forces to annihilate everything across America this winter. What more do we need to say? In support will be Aeon and Tribulation. Head on over the jump for full dates and the poster. You WILL head on down to wherever…

Raiju Mixes Darks Themes with Happy Prog

The success of Ghost B.C. has shown there’s a metal audience for music that isn’t particularly heavy if it’s surrounded by dark words and themes. A California prog band that embraces darkness in happy music that you might want to check out after the break. San Francisco Bay Area-based Raiju…