Rapidfire Reviews: The Helix Nebula & No Sin Evades His Gaze

The Helix Nebula – Meridian [08/29/14] [Self-Released] Sydney, Australia’s The Helix Nebula return with their EP ‘Meridian’, a six track romp through finger mangling riffs and soaring guitar leads. The group has remained instrumental while channeling influences from Protest the Hero, The Safety Fire, and SiKth maintaining and identity all their own. Opening track ‘Sea of Suns’ sets a hectic,…

Scar Symmetry Explore The Limits To Infinity

In case you haven’t heard before, Swedish melodic death metal band Scar Symmetry are working on a triple album titled The Singularity. Yeah, they’re going to release three albums in a rather short time frame. It’s pretty crazy. They’ve released the first single from the first part of the album,…

Slipknot Release “The Devil In I”, Finally Reveal Details for New Album + Announce Fall Tour Dates

After a long and tedious string of teasers, Slipknot have finally revealed details surrounding their forthcoming album. The album will be titled .5: The Gray Chapter, and it now has a release date of Oct. 21 through the band’s longtime label Roadrunner Records. Additionally, the band has released the first official single…

The Haunted Are Cutting Teeth In New Video

So, in case you’ve missed it, The Haunted are back. I know they didn’t really go anywhere, but they’re back to their roots. While I liked former vocalist Peter Dolving’s take on the band and their slower, groovier albums; The Haunted were always about aggressive thrash to me, and Marco Aro…

Weightless In Orbit Release Two-Part Teaser

We’ve got out our eyes and ears closely set on Australia, you already know that, and it’s exactly because they pick up such great, relatively nameless bands. Weightless in Orbit have been a thing for a while now, touring around the country with several recognized names. However, we assume that not all…

Blog Love – Rolled Up Sleeves

The blogosphere (that’s a thing, shut up) is filled with excellent writers and great places to find differing opinions and styles. Every so often though a blog comes along that reshuffles the deck a bit and focus on some new concepts or angle we weren’t really paying attention to. Music…