Editors’ Picks – July 2018

Every year, it seems like Summer is more impossible. Are we growing old? Is it actually hotter? Is it both? Who knows (it’s probably the former). But the sad fact remains that patterns of routine that have helped us cope in the past, a cold glass of water here, a welcome shady corner there, are becoming more and more diminished, the returns just less effective at getting us home. It’s truly a death by a thousand cuts or, rather, death by a thousand drops (of sweat).

Rumor Ecliptic: The Coma Ecliptic Tour Continues Later This Year With Between the Buried and Me, Enslaved, Intronaut, and Native Construct

The above image, courtesy of our very own Mark Valentino, is of a tour poster that was hanging around last night during the show at New Jersey’s Starland Ballroom. It depicts a Between the Buried and Me headlining show at New York City’s Irving Plaza, with support from Enslaved, Intronaut,…

PHOTOS: Between the Buried and Me, The Red Chord, Cavalera Conspiracy, Death Angel, Within the Ruins, Jasta, Fit for an Autopsy, The Atlas Moth, Phinehas—April 17th @ New England Metal & Hardcore Festival XVII, The Palladium, Worcester, MA

Last weekend was New England’s riff-heavy showcase, the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival XVII in Worcester, Massachusetts. Several bands brought on-stage devastation for three days (unfortunately, photographer Mark Valentino was only available for two). Contained below the cut, we have a short review of the day as well as…

Between The Buried And Me Going On A Summer Tour For Coma Ecliptic With Animals As Leaders And The Contortionist

Calling it now—tour of 2015. Between the Buried and Me are wrapping up work on their upcoming album, Coma Ecliptic. Mixed by the legendary Jens Bogren, the 11-track monster will be available via Metal Blade Records on July 7th, 2015. In support of the soon-to-be-released record, Between the Buried and…

2009 in an Awesome Nutshell

Here’s my best of the best, the worst, and the middle ground. I know it’s been a shit load of time since we last posted so I’ll make this a good one and explain my choices quickly unlike how I did on last.fm, so here we go. 1. Blut aus…