RPM Fest Announces Inter Arma, Psychostick, Mobile Deathcamp, and The Absence to Complete Their Lineup

RPM Fest, the western Massachusetts-based, fiercely independent, all-ages (those under 18 must be with a parent or guardian) weekend of DIY metal music and camping has completed their final 2019 lineup with a series of reveals across social media. Inter Arma, Psychostick, Mobile Deathcamp, and The Absence have joined the bill that already includes Tombs, Acid Witch, Child Bite, INCITE, Against the Grain, S.N.A.F.U., Dead Empires, BARISHI, Heavy Temple, Cortez, Solium Fatalis, Hey Zeus, Epicenter, Ice Giant, Age of Embers, CAZADOR, VRSA, Goblet, Hepatagua, Jeopardy, Bellower, Lobotomobile, Das Muerte, The Beast of Nod, The Damaged, Worshipper, Sonic Pulse, Virus of Ideals, The Humanoids and many more bands. Early bird tickets are now gone but other options are avaialble for weekend passes. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Shadow Woods Metal Fest IV

Today is the day! America’s best underground brutal, blackened underground music festival, Shadow Woods Metal Fest begins today. Although a few bands have been last minute cancellations due to Hurrican Florence and Ghost Bath canceled their entire tour due to van troubles, the festival is 100%taking place with only rain expected at Camp Hidden Valley, in Whitehall Maryland. The lineup includes  Abigail Williams, Xasthur, Aether Realm, Rozamov, Heavy Temple, A Sound of Thunder, Barishi, Destroyer of Light, Husbandry, God Root, Hepatagua, Cloak, Wolvhammer, Imperial Triumphant, Black Mass,  and many more. Tickets are still available at the gate for you late deciders.  Continue reading

RPM Fest Announces Full Lineup With Tombs, Child Bite, INCITE, Acid Witch And More

Child Bite, by OJC Pics/Omar Cordy

RPM Fest, New England’s biggest heavy music and camping festival, featuring 50 bands on three stages has announced their full lineup for this summers’ event. The fest is headed up by Tombs, Acid Witch, Child Bite, INCITE, Against the Grain, S.N.A.F.U., Dead Empires, BARISHI, Heavy Temple, Cortez, Solium Fatalis, Hey Zeus, Epicenter, Ice Giant, Age of Embers, CAZADOR, VRSA, Goblet, Hepatagua, Jeopardy, Bellower, Lobotomobile, Das Muerte, The Beast of Nod, The Damaged, Worshipper, Sonic Pulse, Virus of Ideals, The Humanoids and many more bands seen below. Continue reading

UADA, Tombs, Xasthur, Heavy Temple And More Booked For Shadow Woods Metal Fest IV

 

Shadow Woods Metal Fest has announced the full lineup for the 2018 edition, their fourth year in a row. Returning for the fourth year in a row. Taking place from September 20th to 22nd, at Harper’s Ferry Adventure Center in Purcell, VA against the backdrop against the epic Blue Ridge Mountains, Shadow Woods IV features UADA, Tombs, Xasthur, Heavy Temple, All Hell, Bound By The Grave, Barishi, Destroyer Of Light, God Root, Husbandry, Imperial Triumphant, Rozamov, Wayfaerer, and many more listed below. Tickets are on sale now. Continue reading

Tombs, Royal Thunder, Barishi, Cortez And More Booked For RPM Fest 2018

Long-running US outdoor metal event RPM Fest has made its first announcement for their 2018 edition. Created by and sponsored by Promotorhead Entertainment and PDP Productions, the first bands announced are Tombs, Royal Thunder, Barishi, Cortez, Goblet, Hepatagua, Cazador, Solium Fatalis, Age of Embers, Epicenter, VRSA , Ice Giant and many more to be announced! Continue reading

Hepatagua – Worms

Hepatagua Worms EP cover ghostcultmag

While the world of extreme music continues to flourish, many people seem to forget the local bands that are putting out amazing work right underneath our noses. Boston’s very own, Hepatagua, has recently put out their Worms EP (Self-Released) to hype up an upcoming full length release. The two piece, Aaron Gray on guitar/vocals and Nate Linehan on drums, put together a sound that sounds like four people are required to create. Five tracks just under a half hour is a perfect sample for new and old fans of the sludge/doom metal locals. Continue reading