Keep of Kalessin – Epistemology

It’s been five years since the previous Keep of Kalessin album, and the band has gone through some odd times. But the Norwegian progressive black metal trio have finally returned with Epistemology, and they’re not holding back. They’ve refined their sound, rediscovered themselves and as a result created an album that hits…

PHOTOS: Piratefest 2015—Alestorm, Swashbuckle, The Dread Crew Of Oddwood, Lords Of The Drunken Pirate Crew—January 31st, 2015 @ The Gramercy Theater, New York, NY & February 7th, 2015 @ Mojoe’s, Joliet, IL

YARR HARR FIDDLE-DEE-DEE, BEING A PIRATE IS ALL RIGHT WITH ME! Photographers Maclyn Bean and Kyle Gaddo have photographs from the latest outing of Piratefest, an annual, rum-fueled outing across North America consisting of seafaring and pirate-themed bands. Feast yer eyes on these pictures of Alestorm, Swashbuckle, The Dread Crew…

Torche Streaming New Record, Restarter

Torche, for the uninitiated, are the proprietors of upbeat sludge pop and happy-go-lucky doom grooves. For residing in a genre (and on a label) that does business almost solely in more serious negative vibes, Torche come grinning ear to ear, weaving fuzzy distortion and downtuned riffs into songs that are…

Damian Murdoch Trio Signs To Prosthetic Records

Damian Murdoch, known for being the relatively recent replacement guitarist in The Ocean, has his own side project called Damian Murdoch Trio comprised of himself (duh), drummer Michael Posch, and Harry Stöckl on bass. They were pleased to announce recently that they have been signed to Prosthetic Records! (function(d, s,…