INTERVIEW: Nick Ghanbarian of Bayside Discusses “The Red” EP, Covers, and More New Music Coming Soon


 

Nick Ghanbarian of Bayside caught up with us, discussing the new ep The Red – out now on Hopeless Records! Nick discussed the new EP, the history of the band, their penchant for covers and collabs, new music they are in the studio making right now, and much more!

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LIVESTREAM REVIEW – Ministry Worldwide Livestream


 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Industrial Metal giant Ministry was forced to cancel their 2022 European tour. Rather than close out their year quietly, they chose to perform Industrial Strength Live streamed via the high-def 4K Hitkor platform.

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Melvins Covers Album – “A Future of Bad Men: a Melvins Tribute” is Out Now


Purveyors of great underground Metal bands, Black Donut Records, has released A Future of Bad Men: a Melvins Tribute, to one of America’s greatest Sludge and Doom bands, Melvins. With a 250 copy, limited edition release, the album features stalwart bands of the stoner/doom/psychedelic scene such as Night Goat, Grizzlor, Doctor Monster, Olde, Trigger Cut, Frack, Bovine Nightmare, Work Party, and Bondbreakr. Stream the release at Bandcamp and pre-order the vinyl at the link below. Continue reading


PODCAST: Episode #165: The Steve and Keefy Power Hour – New Music May – June 2022


Prepare to have your mind blown! Two bald white guys give their options on music: a Brit and a Yank! Senior Editor Steve Tovey joins Chief Editor Keefy to discuss a recap of May releases, forecast new music coming out in June, and more! Shoutout to our amazing team of reviewers worldwide!

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Watch a Pro-Shot Video of Metallica Playing “Battery” in Brazil


Metallica has shared yet another pro-shot video of the band performing a classic song in concert from their current tour of South America! Watch them play “Battery” on their recent tour stop in Brazil right now, and catch up on other videos they have shared from the tour! The bands’ next gig is BottleRock Napa and Boston Calling next week!

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Listen to Tombs Cover Mötorhead’s “Killed By Death”


Tombs will release a new digital EP, Ex Oblivion, due out on June 13th 2022. The band is now streaming their killer cover of Mötorhead’s classic anthem “Killed By Death’ from that EP. The cover also features bassist Drew Murphy on vocals instead of frontman/guitarist Mike Hill, and a guest spot from guitarist Dan Higgins of Hammerfight! The new EP will mark the recorded debut of new guitarist Todd Stern (Psycroptic, Hammer Fight, Abacinate), and can be pre-ordered at the link below.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Apocalyptica – Lacuna Coil Live at The Majestic Theatre


Detroit’s Midtown is buzzing with culture and is home to some of the best music venues in the city. At the heart of this exciting district rests the prestigious Majestic Theatre. The building is over one hundred years old and carries a lot of music history in its walls. Last Thursday the venue’s marquee lit up with the name Apocalyptica. The Finnish act brought their Cell-0 Tour to Motor City, and they picked the perfect place to promote their latest record. Along with Italy’s Lacuna Coil, the night was set up for an enchanting experience filled with glamor, energy, and theatrics. The brisk April night started off with a queue of symphonic metal enthusiasts lining up around the building. Soon the large and ornate theatre room was filled with eager devotees ready for the music to begin.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Fozzy – GFM – Krash Karma – The Nocturnal Affair: Live at The Gramercy Theatre


The Goth tinged band The Nocturnal Affair opened the night. Armed with the deep and beautiful vocals of Brendan Shane, They are a really heavy gloomy doom band that’s kind of hopeful. A weird mix, I know. Thanks to strong as hell wireless mic, Shane took to the crowd , from up in the seats and to the pit and back again!

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