Arsonists Get All The Girls – Listen To The Color

When we interviewed Arsonists Get All The Girls keyboardist/vocalist Sean Richmond earlier this year (which was published on the album release date), he described the album in the form of the question, “What planet are we on?” At the time, it was easy to write the description off as a silly comeback to a silly question, but now it’s clear that his answer holds water. Listen to the Color is as apt a title as any, considering how the effects of psychedelic drugs must have had a major influence on the creation of this album. Pulling from throughout the band’s discography and myriad influences, Listen to the Color could possibly be their best album yet.

Skindred Are The ‘Ninja

Remember the other week when I lamented the safeness and future of ‘radio rock’ and it’s various derivatives? No? Well I did. And lo and behold, Skindred return with their answer to the problem, in the form of another short, sharp ragga-metal anthem by the name of ‘Ninja’. The band have always…

PREMIERE: 14-String Guitarist Felix Martin Demonstrates New Song, ‘Viroliano’

On the far reaches of tech-filled prog, Felix Martin’s esoteric one-man act boasts fairly unique instrumentation; his breed of jazz fusion and world music inspired shred utilizes a custom-built 14-string guitar, bringing to mind the likes of Colin Marston’s Warr guitar, albeit utilized in a less abrasive fashion. It’d be…

Pathology Continue To Build An ‘Empire

The most prolific band in death metal is back. Pathology, who so far have managed an album every year for the last four years, have begun the build up to the release of Lords Of Rephaim. This marks their first release for Sevared Records, closing the chapter on their time at none other than…

Periphery, Born of Osiris, Dead Letter Circus, and Twelve Foot Ninja Team Up For This Tour Is Personal

When’s the last time Periphery did a full-fledged North American headlining tour in support for Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal? I’m looking back through our news archives for it and I’m not seeing anything since last year. Fortunately, they’re making up for it now with This Tour Is Personal,…