Hate Division – Order of the Enslaved

Hailing from New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Hate Division are an absolutely vicious deathgrind outfit who churn out a technical and groove-laden style of metal influenced by the likes of Man Must Die, Misery Index and Origin. Their debut album, Strategy of Obsolescence, was released in 2011 and appears to have flown under a lot of metalheads radars,…

Periphery Announce Headlining Tour for September/October; The Contortionist, Intervals, and TOOTHGRINDER In Tow

D’Addario and Planet Waves are joining forces with BANDHAPPY to put on the “Escape from the Studio” tour featuring Periphery, The Contortionist, Intervals, and TOOTHGRINDER. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 18. Periphery are in the midst of recording their third full length, Juggernaut (Unfortunately not Periphery III: This Time…

The Contortionist Have Intuition

It’s been two weeks since The Contortionist  released their teaser for their upcoming album, Language, and speculation has been running high. With the addition of  Michael Lessard, what direction will the band take for the new album? Will they hark back to the brutality and power of Exoplanet or rather continue the softer approach of Intrinsic? Lessard is…

Help Brew The Seven Year Storm

Instrumental music, right? It seems as if there’s no end to this varied and intriguing genre, where a few years ago albums were sparse and hard to find. However, have you heard of such an endeavor fronted by a drummer? To be certain, there are a few progressive acts driven…