Release Day Roundup – 7/20/18

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 unleash a seemingly endless stream of quality new music. But while some of our Editors and Contributors sit down gleefully each week to dive into this newly stocked treasure…

PHOTOS: Suffocation, Kataklysm, Jungle Rot—October 3rd, 2014 @ The Gramercy Theater, New York, NY

2014’s incarnation of the Carnival of Death tour featuring Suffocation, Kataklysm, Jungle Rot, Pyrexia, and Internal Bleeding kicked off with a bang in NYC on October 3rd. This tour is currently making its way across the country, bringing death metal and slams everywhere in its path. Photographer Maclyn Bean captured…

PHOTOS: Suffocation, Exhumed, Jungle Rot, and Rings of Saturn — April 5th @ St. Vitus in New York, NY

Touring in support of their latest album Pinnacle of Bedlam, the legendary Suffocation have recently embarked on a headlining tour, featuring support from Exhumed, Jungle Rot, and Rings of Saturn. As usual, our East Coast-based photographer Maclyn Bean attended his nearest spot in New York at St. Vitus to capture…

PREMIERE: Encrust’s ‘Tapeworms’

Somewhere on the crossroads of stoned out sludge and death metal lies the appropriately named Chicago five-piece Encrust. Formerly known as Hunters, Encrust successfully merge southern-tinged groove riffs with bludgeoning brutality in a sound that just feels right. Their debut album, From Birth To Soil, is out September 25th on…

Victory Signs Yet Another Generic Band

What happened, Victory? What happened to signing bands like Within the Ruins, Wretched, and BTBAM (who have since moved)? No, you get this abomination. Why? WHY?! Sorry if I have ruined your day.  There are sure to be some positive posts coming up today, so cheer the fuck up.  There…