I had quite the unexpected reaction to Dead River Runs Dry and their Hierophants of the Storm full-length, as the taglines profess to the album’s mix of thrash, black metal, death metal and old-school heavy metal. Not that I’d expected a particular sound from the band, as it’s the first time
Rob “The Baron” Miller from Amebix, Away from Voivod, Jon Misery of the crust band Misery and Andy Lefton from War/Plague are TAU CROSS. This stunning lineup has put together the kind of album you would hope for from such experienced and prolific musicians, and we’re honored to be streaming their self-titled debut
So last night, I was kicking back listening to EXCEL’s The Joke’s On You album, and then it happened! Their song “Tapping into the Emotional Void” started playing, and I said to myself, damn, I know that riff! A memory of Dan’s voice came into my head, telling me that
Welp, it’s that time of the year again; that time in which we announce to you that the raddest DIY, no bullshit, 100% independent metal and punk fest of the year is happening again. And of course, once again, DEAFEST is packed to the fucking roof with a TON of
Besides being one of the founders of Sepultura, with whom he played for more than 20 years and created classic records like Beneath the Remains, Arise, Chaos AD and Roots, Iggor Cavalera is also one of the most influential drummers of the last three decades. After leaving Sepultura in 2006,
Ever since I heeded a metal magazine’s advice and picked up their album Dimension Hatross back in 1988, Voivod has been one of my favorite bands. So it was like talking to an old friend when I was lucky enough to interview drummer Away. We talked about their current tour with Napalm Death and the roots of this legendary progressive space thrash band.