What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To – 3/1/15

During his time as weekend editor here, one of the consistently most popular features Brian Shields would run was the What We’re Really Listening To column, which would ask either Heavy Blog staff or musicians to share the music they’ve been jamming the most recently. We’ve decided that it was too fun…

Watch Sylosis Rip Through ‘Leech’ In Studio

It’s not an overstatement to say that Sylosis’ upcoming record, Dormant Heart, is one of the most heavily-anticipated albums of this newborn year. If the released tracks and our own gleaming review of it aren’t enough to whet your appetite though, Nuclear Blast have now released an incredible in-studio video of the band…

Sylosis – Dormant Heart

Every once in a blood moon a band comes along who stands on the shoulders of giants, embracing the traditional metal foundation built by bands like Iron Maiden and Metallica while  infusing a modern and original approach in style, content, and production values. Mastodon comes to mind, whose simpler riffs and classic flair…

Cognizance Release New Two-Track Demo

It seems 2014 can’t wait to get off to a good start, with a brand new demo from UK based death metallers Cognizance being dropped on the very first day. If you’re at all familiar with the band and their previous EP Inquisition, you’ll know their particular brand of super-sleek and crushing…