First Wave of Bands Announced for Third Annual Housecore Horror Film Festival

Phil Anselmo of Pantera and Down fame has recently gained recognition for his label Housecore Records and its affiliation with Author & Punisher, Eyehategod, Crowbar and more. All of this clout has helped Anselmo throw two horror film and heavy music festivals, with the third installment having just been announced for this August. Head past the jump to…

Xibalba – Tierra Y Libertad

Few bands embody heaviness quite like Pomona, California’s Xibalba.  Their peculiar brand is a bludgeoning potion of 90s death metal, beatdown hardcore, and downtuned sludge. Take the sheer girth of Crowbar, the bulldozing, decelerated grooves of Machine Head’s rawest mid 90s live performances, Morbid Angel’s nauseating trem-picked thrashing, and pepper…