Rebel Wizard – Voluptuous Worship Of Rapture And Response

I had a feeling that Rebel Wizard was a one-man project. I guess there are certain tells when it comes to that type or arrangement. Band title doesn’t seem to be an effort of compromise or mass appeal, the simple yet gloomy art design, the song titles. Yes, let’s talk about these fucking song titles. Screw it, the album is called Voluptuous Worship of Rapture and Response (Prosthetic). Continue reading

Goatwhore, The Casualties, Black Tusk, Great American Ghost And More Booked For Metal Alliance Tour

Long-running blackened death metal legends Goatwhore will headline the 2018 Metal Alliance Tour. Kicking off on Halloween at Southport Music Hall on their home turf of New Orleans, Louisiana, the tour will make its way through over two dozen cities upon its conclusion November 30th in Easton, Pennsylvania. Direct support will come from The Casualties, Black Tusk, and Great American Ghost as well as Morthereon and Gozu on select dates. VIP packages are on sale today at here. General tickets go on sale Monday, August 20th. The Metal Alliance dates follow Goatwhore’s European run supporting Dying Fetus, currently underway. See all confirmed dates below. Continue reading

Goatwhore Announces Headline Tour Dates For Europe

Goatwhore continues to tear up the road all over the work, bringing their thrashy blackened death metal to their feral fans. Having just finished a triumphant US tour supporting Satyricon, the band is heading to Europe to play with Dying Fetus this summer, and has announced an additional leg of headline tour dates to take place beforehand. The tour, which begins July 27th and includes stops at Metaldays, Rockstadt Extreme, Into The Grave Fest, Summer Breeze Fest, and Kaltenbach Open Air, will tear its way through nearly two-dozen cities upon its conclusion on August 24th. Additional support will be provided by Carnifex, Toxic Holocaust, and Venom Prison on select shows. All dates for Goatwhore are on sale now. The band will tour the US this fall supporting Arch Enemy with additional support from Uncured. Continue reading

Ozzfest Meets Knotfest Live At Glen Helen Amphitheater, San Bernadino, CA

 

Fans from all over the world converged in the mountains of San Bernadino, California for Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017. Taking place at the Glen Helen Amphitheater & Festival Grounds, the scenic vista of mostly blue skies and mountains all around us was the perfect setting for a weekend of some of the most entertaining, heaviest bands on Earth. After arriving in California a night early, but missing the pre-party show, the Ghost Cult crew got settled in at our hotel, had a great meal and beers at BJ’s Brewhouse, and rested up for the big weekend ahead. Continue reading

Metal Mark’s Top Twenty Metal Albums Of 2017

2017 was a huge year for metal releases. Continue reading

Ozzfest Meets Knotfest Takes Over Southern California This Weekend

 

Ozzfest Meets Knotfest returns again to San Bernadino California today in a weekend jam-packed with incredible metal headliners, and some of the best up and coming bands in the world. The 2017 Ozzfest Meets Knotfest takes place Glen Helen Amphitheater & Festival Grounds in California today, November 4th and tomorrow, November 5th, and we get you ready to go! Continue reading

The Black Dahlia Murder – Nightbringers

The Black Dahlia Murder have been the picture of consistency when it comes to modern extreme metal. Ever since planting their flag firmly on Death Metal in an era when so many contemporaries cashed in on the Metalcore and Deathcore frenzies, Dahlia can always be expected to provide strong content. So, after years of successful albums and touring, it’s natural to expect this Michigan outfit to take it easy, but boy is that wrong. New album Nightbringers (Metal Blade) is the type of work you get from angry young men with something to prove. Continue reading