The Anatomy Of: As Oceans

North Carolina is an underappreciated hotbed of talent in the American metal scene, where bands like Between the Buried and Me and Corrosion of Conformity, among many others, have come up to inform the progress... Read More...

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Verse Vica’s “Psynergy” Aligns Your Melodic Senses

Good friends of Heavy Blog Verse Vica are in the process of writing and recording their second album as a follow-up to their 2014 endeavor, Endeavor! The melodic death metal quintet from Asheville, NC are pooling their energies to craft another furious album, but we're proud to offer you a taste of their hard work in "Psynergy"! Inspired by the Golden Sun series of games, "psynergy" is a portmanteau of "psychic energy," the form of magic that flows throughout the world of the Golden Sun series. The song below is inspired by the games, so it's perfect for fans of the long-standing handheld RPGs!