Nachtmystium – The World We Left Behind

During the initial drafting of this review, much of the criticisms and acclaim lobbied at The World We Left Behind were hinged upon the fact that during its pre-release promotion, the record was touted as being the last ever release from psychedelic black metal act Nachtmystium following a much documented…

Polyphia Offer You Sweet Tea With A New Track

Get ready, dear readers, because it’s time for Heavy Blog to once again name a genre from out of the blue. This time, we needed a catch phrase to describe the increasing number of progressive bands playing major-key, djenty music such as Intervals, Pomegranate Tiger and, indeed, Polyphia. We are therefore proud to present:…

Crowd-funded ‘Alt-Fest’ Gets Canned

It seems that the crowd-funded Alt-Fest (Alternative Festival), set to feature artists like Marilyn Manson, Cradle of Filth, and several others, has been cancelled. Read the official statement below. It is with a heavy heart that we must confirm we have had to cancel Alt-Fest. We tried to put on…

Nightwish Sign With Nuclear Blast Entertainment

Nightwish have just announced they have signed with longstanding heavy music label Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Their new home at Nuclear Blast is of little surprise, as Monte Connor, one of the heads at the label, had previously worked with the band when they were on Roadrunner Records. Monte had this…

The Devin Townsend Project, Monuments, And Animals As Leaders To Embark On Abstract Reality Tour 2014

You read that right! This tour has just been announced and will feature Devin Townsend in support of Z2 we presume, Monuments and Animals as Leaders on all dates! What more needs to be said? You simply cannot afford to miss this show. Check out the full dates below! 11/17 @ Studio Seven – Seattle, WA…