Hate – Crusade: Zero

Like Sweden and Norway, Poland has a very distinctive sound when it comes to its death metal output. Bands such as Behemoth, Vader and (earlier) Decapitated perfectly embody this sound, as does another, perhaps lesser-mentioned band: Hate. Hate emerged around the same time as Behemoth, who are by far their closest contemporary. Whereas Vader and…

PHOTOS: Bit Brigade, Powerglove, The Megas, LONELYROLLINGSTARS, Dethlehem, Cheap Dinosaurs, Descendants of Erdrick, The Protomen—January 24th, 2015 @ MAGFest XIII, National Harbor, MD

We’re back with another round of MAGFest XIII photos! You’re getting a double dose of The Protomen this year, as the epic game-themed band had two sets—one for MAGProm and another as Sunday’s headliner before all the chiptune shenanigans after hours. The Protomen played a full 80s cover set to…