Fernando's Top 13 Albums of 2016
Another year, another page in the books of metal. 2016 proved to be an interesting year and in my eyes I think one spectrum of the metal universe got more attention this year than usual which of cou
Time to Crown a Metalcore Champion
You asked for it, so you got it: Metalcore Mayhem - A tournament to name your favorite Metalcore band.
We had another tournament all set up and ready to go, but readers have been adamant they w
The Wednesday News Rant - Dec 18 to Dec 24
The Wednesday News Rant is something new and a little different we are going to try out here at WLM. Gone is the "Martell Rants" column and in its place is this little piece that will be published
The Tuesday List: Lemmy Pics
Change is always a good thing they say, so in that spirit we are changing the format of "Top 10 Tuesday" to a similar column aptly titled: The Tuesday List.
This time of year is such a wave of
Metalcore Mondays - From Retribution to Their Neverending Story
Still keeping things close to home, today's featured Metalcore band have also been deemed one of the pioneers of the genre. Let's travel to the West coast this time and visit another one of the long
Album Review: Veonity - Into The Void
If you think of Sweden and Power Metal, usually a handful of names come into mind. Even then, you're only scratching the surface. There's still the up and comers including these guys known as Veonit
Free Metal From Asher Media Relations
I know I had you at free, but lets talk about this. Two things come to mind when looking at "Asher Media Relations Holiday Sampler."
1. Metal was built on the back of compilations, some good, som
Song of the Week: Candiru by Asphyx
Doom and gloom. Not something you normally associate with rocking into the holiday season, but what your ears want your ears want. My ears cried out for DOOM METAL and what I found is this new one
Top Ten Tuesday - My Top 13 Music Videos of 2016
Another year, another turning point, another chapter in metal has passed. Something that's always intrigued are music videos so it's time to take a look at my pick for the Top 13 Music Videos of 201
Metalcore Mondays - And Here They Still Are
Creeping up 20 years in the industry, some say they are past their prime and are no good nowadays meanwhile others claim they're one of the most successful bands in metalcore to date and still are.
Six Pack Friday - A Heavy Metal Christmas
If that frigid air or piles of snow hasn't hit you yet...well....you lucky bastard. Yes it's that time of the year and with the holiday season in the air, I always feel the need to rebel more than u
Harley's Top 11 Albums of 2016
It's that time of year as everyone knows. That time for endless opinions of what was best about 2016. I've waited until the last day of the year to make my biases known and here they are. Turn it up t
Top Everything (Except Album) of 2016
I've already seen a number of top album lists for 2016, but I'm saving mine until the last minute - just in case Overkill decides to release their next album early. For now I have my top song, album a
Top 5 Deserted Island Bands
Now suppose you were on one of those cruises like 70000 Tons of Metal, and the ship sunk. Only you and five of the bands survive, finding that mythical deserted island. Somehow the bands' equipment ma
Top 5 Deserted Island Albums
Selecting the only albums you would spend years with might be a bit easier than the songs I looked at last week, but probably not by much. In fact it might be more difficult given that an album one wo
Featured Video: The Silverblack - Anymore
It's been a while since I've heard anything from the industrial metal scene. After hearing what these guys can muster, I think they are crazy beyond their wits, in a good way of course. Aggressive p
Metalcore Mondays: The Big One
You've spoken and we heard. Metalcore Mondays yup I think that's what we're going with here and what a better way than to start with one of the big names in the scene. They are creeping up on 20 yea
Six Pack Friday - Mysteries Of The Night
Perhaps one of the darker sides of music is upon us. As the winter hours dawn, days get shorter and darkness rules the night.
Taking an element of metal and expanding upon it, Mysteries of the N
Top 5 Deserted Island Songs
The plane goes down somewhere over the Pacific. You're the only survivor. Luckily there is a small deserted island within a short swim. Somehow your phone survived, but mysteriously only allows five s
Best of the Big Four
In the span of the last 14 months, each band in the Big Four of Thrash released an album. This is just one fan's opinion of how each band fared on their latest effort.
Undoubtedly, Metallica's Hard
THE EPIC LAIR – LIVE 6 TO 8 EASTERN
Join Fernando for two hours of epicness! This has become the show of the unexpected, complete albums or 24 minute songs. Fernando has redefined epic metal.
You will find him in that chat at: ht
Featured Video: Aetherian - The Rain
Imagine releasing your debut music video and months later that same year you break the half a million mark. Well, that is what happened to a brand new band onto the metal scene known as Aetherian.
Album Review: Craving - By The Storm
The integration of multiple genres is a rather interesting element. Just when you think you have the album figured out, BAM something from the unknown appears and changes the direction you're headed
Interview With Mark Jansen of Epica
Epica recently wrapped up The Holographic Principle North American Tour alongside Fleshgod Apocalypse, Arkona and The Agonist. Check out what Mark had to say in regards to the tour, what he thinks o
WLM Reviews: Freedom Call - Master of Light
Eternally optimistic and grounded in positivity, Freedom Call is back with album number nine on SPV Steamhammer. Going into this, we all pretty much know what we're going to get with Master of Light -
We Love Other Stuff: Petroglyphs
Having relocated recently to Utah, it's now within my ability to hunt out petroglyphs on a day trip rather than having to make a cross-country journey.
To me, petroglyphs are a cool connection to a
What Ever Happened to...Forced Entry?
Forced Entry was a bit of an underground success story, emerging from the then-soon-to-be-capitol-of-grunge Seattle in the late 1980s.
The band cranked out a couple of albums that I still return to
Album Review: Noveria - Forsaken
When coming across new bands, there usually is always that offputting sense not to have high hopes. Then again it's always pleasing when the results surpass your expectations. Italian power progress
It has been a ride like no other, and one that I'll never forget. Three years ago I jumped on Welovemetal.com for the first time. I read articles about bands I'd never heard of, from Ranger to Son
Words of Fang - To old to rock n roll?
Hails metalheads! My name is Fang VonWrathenstein, vocalist for the band Lords of the Trident (http://www.LordsOfTheTrident.com). Every month or so, I’ll be handing out my sage advice to other bands