Hey! Listen to Inexorum!

What a year it has been for melodic black metal! Several incredible albums have already been released in the genre, ranging from the epic and symphonic to the cold and sinister in just a few months. It looks like Inexorum is gearing up to keep this trend going, as they…

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Release Day Roundup – 5/29/20

Editor’s Note: Longtime reader Remi VL is a regular guest contributor to our Release Day Roundup posts! He submitted several of the albums listed below. Join his Facebook group for more recommendations. Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and…

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Doomsday – May 2020

A thousand warmest greetings unto thee, Heaviest of Heavy Bloggers! I hope everyone is continuing to stay safe and sane during this mega weird ass time and despite the allure of the warming weather outside. Yes, I know this column is supposed to be about the soundtrack of doom and…

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Release Day Roundup – 5/22/20

Editor’s Note: Longtime reader Remi VL is a regular guest contributor to our Release Day Roundup posts! He submitted several of the albums listed below. Join his Facebook group for more recommendations. Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and…

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Hey! Listen to Codex Obscura!

Extreme metal is already a niche unto itself, laden with sub-genres upon sub-genres. Yet, even by extreme metal’s obscure standards, depressive deathcore solo projects by transgender artists, is probably about as specific as the genre is likely to get and, if Codex Omega is anything to go by, the world…

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Hey! Listen to Mindforce!

When asked to name classic heavy metal bands, the ones that come to mind are Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Cirith Ungol, Mercyful Fate and Mindforce right? Wait, Mindforce the hardcore band? Ok, maybe not in the true sense when mentioning heavy metal but these gentlemen from New York sure go…

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Hey! Listen to Cory Wong!

A few weeks ago, I just got done with the hardest stretch of work I’ve ever had. I was working 12- and 14-hour days for nearly two months. I was completely exhausted and totally burned out. It affected my life so badly that engaging in any kind of activity other…

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Unmetal Monday // 5/18/2020

There’s a lot happening in the music world, and we here at Heavy Blog try our very best to keep up with it! Like the vast majority of heavy music fans, our tastes are incredibly vast, with our 3X3s in each Playlist Update typically covering numerous genres and sometimes a…

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