LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Avatar Ages- Age of Madness Livestream



Avatar took my live stream “virginity” away in this concert Ages|Madness from their series of Livestream concerts titled Ages, which has been running since January 9th and will end this upcoming weekend on January 30th. The Swedish band demonstrated why they are one of the most popular and entertaining bands in the genre right now by giving a performance that very well is worth the “price of admission” that COVID normalcy has given us for these types of events since we cannot go to live shows for the time being. Avatar was able to set a tone and ambiance like no other with this performance which was concentrated on tracks from the albums Black Waltz (Gain Music Entertainment)and Hail the Apocalypse (eOne Music).

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LIVESTREAM REVIEW: The Black Dahlia Murder’s – Yule Em All


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.

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LIVESTREAM REVIEW: En Minor Live at the Orpheum


En Minor is a project that had been rattling around in Philip H. Anselmo“s head since he was a child; they are an unexpectedly emotional and deeply serious sound that freefalls out of the genres most of the band members are associated with, including Anselmo himself, and into uncharted territory. Unconventional and, in many ways, experimental, their 2020 release, When the Cold Truth Has Worn Its Miserable Welcome Out (Housecore Records) is steeped in reverence to the Jazz tradition in New Orleans, and maybe more markedly serves as a morose interpretation of a Jazz Funeral March with hints of Vaudeville; an unironic gothic twist on Tom Waits that Anselmo has since self-described as Depression Core.

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EXCLUSIVE: Hamell on Trial “Santa Says Pandemic”


Gutter Poet and art Punk Hamell on Trial has shared a very “2020” take on Christmas songs with his delightfully snarky, caustic anti-cheer song “Santa Says Pandemic!” You can hear the track now on Soundcloud, and at the link below. Hamell on Trial is presenting a Christmas livestream extravaganza this weekend with a potential cavalcade of stars! The Holiday Party for the end of the world takes place on December 19th at 1 PM EST. Check out the track here:Continue reading


Enslaved Celebrated with a 12-Part Documentary Series On Norwegian TV


Legendary Progressive Metal band Enslaved has been honored with 12-part documentary series on Norwegian television and on Youtube. The series is named Heimvegen (The Way Home) and all episodes are subtitled into English. The first five episodes are live now and new episodes will run every Saturday. The documentary offers a detailed insight into the history of the band, following Ivar Bjørnson and Grutle Kjellson as they guide us through the journey of Enslaved’s formative years. Check out some classic and current photos from the band. Their new album Utgard is out now via Nuclear Blast/By Norse Records.

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Internal Bleeding Team Up with Dark Forces Live for Livestream Event Next Month


Dark Forces Live announced their inaugural livestream event featuring the New York Death Metal legends Internal Bleeding! The band will perform a set honoring their three decades of unparalleled sonic aggression on January 2nd, 2021. The performance will broadcast from Designatronix Industries located in Ronkonkoma, New York. Watch teaser hear for this Dark Forces Live upcoming event:

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Black Veil Brides to Host Livestream Event


Black Veil Brides have announced a global livestreaming event for December, Alive And Burning 2 will be “a greatest hits virtual concert filmed specifically for the home experience”, with both standard and VIP tickets available now. Check out a trailer for the show and the link to purchase tickets at the link below. Alive and Burning 2 will take place on Friday, December 11, 2020 filmed exclusively for the “Safer at Home” Experience! Showtimes will be at 7PM across 4 Time Zones: PST / EST / UK / AUS. TIX and VIP on are sale too. Their recent new single “Scarlett Cross” is out now on all DSPs. Continue reading


Amenra to Host Livestream Event Next Month


House of Blues, Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV 8/18/19

Underground and avant-garde metal leaders Amenra will host a livestream ritual, Le Cercle, next month, on December 12th. Ticket presales begin Thursday, November 26 at 4pm CET. Tickets are available at the link below. The band will release a highly anticipated new album in 2021, with more news coming soon.

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