On a chilly New York night, legions of fans gathered under the moonless sky to witness the return of the British beasts of extermination, Cradle of Filth. They ascended to a sold-out Irving Plaza to witness the destruction during the Cryptoriana – The Second Coming Of Vice tour, which is a continuation of support for their 2017 album, Cryptoriana –The Seductiveness of Decay. Supporting the tour were Hollywood shock rockers, Wednesday 13 and LA’s own Dark Metal carnies, Raven Black. Together, they put on an unforgettable show.
Long-running Heavy Metal legends Queensrÿche recently released their excellent new albumThe Verdict on Century Media Records. We caught up with founding member Michael “Whip” Wilton at their sold-out show at Irving Plaza in New York City and talked about the new album, the loyalty of their fans, working with Chris “Zeuss” Harris, the bands’ approach to music videos, their tour plans for the rest of 2019, some key upcoming milestone album anniversaries in their career, and much more. Interview by Keefy and videography by Omar Cordy of OJC Photography.Continue reading →
Ghost has already announced their new album and has a slew of headline tour dates and fest appearances starting soon. Now the band will host a free press conference event in New York City tomorrow. Starting at 9 AM, fans that arrive at Irving Plaza can enter the venue to take part in a special event hosted by Ghost characters Papa Nihil and Sister Imperator, who have appeared in Ghost promo videos and on stage with the band. Fans in attendance who come in “Ghost” themed costumes will receive VIP entrance and more. Details below! Continue reading →
Much like the magazine that spawned this annual trek of the best in metal, The Decibel Tour has officially become an institution for our scene. I look forward to the announcement every year, it’s a given the lineup will rule. This year was stacked as one of the best with Enslaved, Wolves In The Throne Room, Myrkur, and Khemmis. Continue reading →