ALBUM REVIEW: Despised Icon – Purgatory

So here I am tasked to review the new Despised Icon album, Purgatory (Nuclear Blast). The easy route for most skeptical heavy music reviewers is to just proclaim it as another Despised Icon release, give it a quick write-up and denounce Deathcore as the scourge of metal. Sure, I could trudge down that path, call it a day and down some more adult beverages, but that’s not quite it. Truth be told, I was looking forward to Purgatory. Continue reading

Soulfly Announce More ‘Nailbomb – Point Blank’ Tour Dates

Before they head out on their tour with Nile, Soulfly will be bringing back the ‘Nailbomb – Point Blank’ tour to demolish the cities they missed on last year’s run. Continue reading

Of Mice & Men, Blessthefall, Cane Hill, Fire From The Gods Tour Dates

Of Mice & Men will be releasing Defy on January 19th, and they’ve just announced the first tour dates in support of the new material. Continue reading

Helloween Announce “Pumpkins United” U.S. And Canada Tour Dates

Helloween kicked off their “Pumpkins United World Tour” this past weekend in Mexico, and today they’ve finally announced shows here in the United States and Canada. Continue reading