I’m always intrigued when a metal artist works on a side/solo project. Is it going to sound just like their previous works? Is it going to sound completely different? Are they on their way to quitting their other band?
I came into my first Skeleton Wolf listening experience with one main objective: to feel something real, born from heavy guitar. After my brief excursion into the world of rap (Yelawolf concert) last week, my system craved metal. Thick, bass-driven angry as hell, dripping with killer riffage, head-banging goodness.
Undoubtedly one of the most Metal of Heavy Metal bands, the bearded Swedish Viking horde known as Amon Amarth return with album number 10. Jomsviking on Metal Blade Records is purportedly their first concept album, but I contend their entire discography is build around a concept, namely Norse mythology.
The name Sig:Ar:Tyr comes from Nordic runes representing the forces of chaos, balance, and order. That concept is clearly represented in the music on the band’s latest album, Northen on Hammerheart Records.
Still releasing metal to this day, longtime metallers Otep will be releasing their seventh studio album titled, Generation Doom. Based on this single alone, I think this might be their best album in a dam while.
Your boss can take his micro-managing bad breath and endless stupid ideas that are a road to nowhere and stick it under his half-priced toupee. With your check in hand and the entire weekend to jam out, liberation has come.
Flipping through some death metal samples, like any normal middle-aged man does on a non-descript weeknight, my eyes came across a particularly frightening but compelling visual. The new EP, The Book of Suffering (Tome 1), by hyper speed death metal extremists Cryptopsy, called to me from the depths below.