PHOTOS: TesseracT, The Contortionist, ERRA, Skyharbor—November 2nd, 2015 @ The Theater of Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Skyharbor, ERRA, The Contortionist, and TesseracT have embarked on arguably one of the best progressive metal tours in the United States so far this year. This night of the tour at Theater of the Living Arts in Philadelphia was the kickoff night as well as the first Skyharbor performance in…

8-Track: Swans

Few bands are as acclaimed and influential as prolific New York no wave legends Swans; fewer still have earned this status more than once in the span of their career. Over the course of thirteen albums and two periods (1982 to 1997 and 2010 to now), Michael Gira and a…

Starter Kit: Power Metal

Starter Kit analyzes the ins-and-outs of some of the more obscure and niche sub-genres within the metal spectrum and offers a small group of bands that best represent the sound. Read other Starter Kit entries here. Power metal is one of the often misunderstood sub-genres in metal. To be frank,…