Would you like to know what’s one of my favorite aspects of metal? It’s that it’s too goddam stubborn to ever go away. As long as there is breath in a metalhead’s lungs they’re going to find ways to tune lower or crank in even more blast beats into a song. As To The End (Reaper Entertainment) roared from my car’s stereo is when I realized that Memoriam is Karl Willets’ latest musical endeavor despite already having a hall of fame run with Bolt Thrower. Bless that man.
Metal Blade’s weekly interview series – “Metal Blade Live” rolls on over at YouTube. Allegaeon frontman Riley McShane interviews artists from his label and the larger metal world. Recent guests include bands such as Unearth, The Crown, The Black Dahlia Murder, Tribulation, Ensiferum, and his own band members. Watch Riley interview George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher all about the new Cannibal Corpse album – Violence Unimagined, releasing in April.
Death Metal legends Cannibal Corpse previously announced their new album Violence Unimagined releasing April 16th 2021, via Metal Blade Records. The band shared their new single “Inhumane Harvest” – and now has David Brodsky-directed video for the track! Check it out! Continue reading →
Hours after the announcement came down that Erik Rutan had joined Cannibal Corpse as a full time member, he has stated that he plans to continue his long running death metal band Hate Eternal. He made a statement via Facebook.
Death Metal legends Cannibal Corpse have formally announced April 16th as the release date of their 15th studio album, Violence Unimagined, via Metal Blade Records. The band shared their new single “Inhumane Harvest” – which debuted on SiriusXM Liquid Metalshow, and you can hear it below. The band has also announced Hate Eternal frontman and producer Erik Rutan as a permanent member of the band, replacing Pat O’Brien who has been on hiatus from the band following personal issues. Pre-orders are also live for the new album at the link below. Continue reading →
(UPDATE: We now have the full new single and announcement here) Cannibal Corpse premiered a new song last night on Sirius XM’s Liquid Metal show! “Inhumane Harvest” is the first single from their upcoming new album Violence Unimagined, due out this year from their longtime label Metal Blade Records. More details are expected to be released soon and we will update as soon as we know more.
Ho holy shit, did you catch The Black Dahlia Murder’s holiday livestream? I hope you did because it was a Christmas miracle. Aptly titled “Yule `Em All,” this was definitely not your typical livestream (or Black Dahlia show, for that matter.) Jam-packed with the bands’ trademark sense of humor and brutal riffage, the night was fueled by holiday joy and metal mayhem.
Not exactly renowned for being a hotbed of thrash metal, Australia has nevertheless served up some quality bands over the years. Sadistik Exekution, Addictive, and Deströyer 666 all enjoyed relative success along with bigger names such as Hobbs’ Angel of Death, and of course, Sydney’s Mortal Sin, but in more recent years it’s been left to Melbourne act Harlott to fly the Aussie flag of hate.
Incantation is one of those bands that every metalhead knows about. Hailing from the East Coast, these guys have been around for over thirty years and have always made their presence known in the scene. From consistent album releases to endless touring, Incantation is an act that has dedicated everything to their craft. These veteran players continue to carry the banner for old school American Death Metal on their eleventh full-length, Sect of Vile Divinities (Relapse Records). Released last month, their grim and gruesome sounds gurgle to the top of the scuzzy cesspool of heaviness that they have created.Continue reading →
Following up 2016’s independently released EP, The Saint of Killers, Massachusetts act Let Us Prey return with their first full-length album, Virtues of the Venomous (M-Theory Audio). With vocalist Marc Lopes better known for being frontman for Ross the Boss, time for his other projects has proved elusive, but now the wait is over.