EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Hear Chemical Burn’s Raining Anvils In Full Only On Heavy Blog Is Heavy!

Two exclusives in a day? Unbelievable! But it’s true. Not only did we bring you some tasty sounds from the upcoming Dissona record, we have a full stream of Chemical Burn’s Raining Anvils! Ten years have passed since the Los Angeles band released their last album, Bury Your Demons. They,…

PHOTOS: Between the Buried and Me, The Red Chord, Cavalera Conspiracy, Death Angel, Within the Ruins, Jasta, Fit for an Autopsy, The Atlas Moth, Phinehas—April 17th @ New England Metal & Hardcore Festival XVII, The Palladium, Worcester, MA

Last weekend was New England’s riff-heavy showcase, the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival XVII in Worcester, Massachusetts. Several bands brought on-stage devastation for three days (unfortunately, photographer Mark Valentino was only available for two). Contained below the cut, we have a short review of the day as well as…

Melechesh Announce New Album Enki And Guest Spots

Oriental blackened thrash band (or, in their own words, “Pioneers of Sumerian thrashing black metal”) Melechesh have announced their sixth studio album, titled Enki. They’ve also released the track list, announced the guest stars andother details about the album. First, the guests. Max Cavalera (Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, Killer be Killed, ex-Sepultura) will contribute…

Cavalera Conspiracy – Pandemonium

The American author Mark Twain once said “Familiarity breeds contempt – and children”. It’s a nifty quote that could be applied to Max Cavalera who, along with brother Igor, head the list of pioneers of Brazilian death-edged thrash metal. Max Cavalera’s literal children, of course, ended up getting involved later, but…