ALBUM REVIEW: Architects – For Those That Wish To Exist: Live at Abbey Road


Last year, UK metalcore masters Architects showed a new side of their souls with their ninth album For Those That Wish To Exist (Epitaph Records). Now with their performance at the iconic Abbey Road Studios, each song shines in its full potential for a historic mark in the band’s career.

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Akiavel to Perform at Knotfest’s Pulse Fest 3×22


French Death Metallers Akiaval will perform a special set for Knotfest’s Pulse Fest 3×22! The online festival will be streamed on Friday, March 11th, at 12pm PST / 3pm EST / 9pm CET on Knotfest.com. The will join a gang of fresh bands including Shadow of Intent, Creeping Death, Enforced, Four Stroke Baron, Kid Bookie, Vexed, Urne, and many more. See the full list below.

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Trivium Announces Two Livestream Events from “The Hangar” HQ


Trivium has announced two livestream events from their new headquarters in Florida, dubbed “The Hangar.” The band has been sharing a series of live in the studio videos, but this livestream series is a going to be sick! This is the official streaming follow-up to 2020’s massively successful A Light Or A Distant Mirror streamed event. While the band did conduct several free streaming events after the fact, this is the official follow-up. Pre-show performances will come from Fit For An Autopsy. More info and tickets are avaialble below!

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Watch Machine Head to Perform “Unto The Locust” in Full on Their Livestream


Machine Head performed their entire Unto The Locust (Roadrunner Records) album to celebrate its 10th anniversary today, Friday, September 24th, 2021. The band performs its “Acoustic Happy Hour” livestream every Friday on the bands’ YouTube, and Facebook, as well as frontman Robb Flynn’s Twitch account. Watch it now!

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Machine Head to Perform All of Their “Unto The Locust” Album on Their Weekly Livestream


 

Machine Head will perform their entire Unto The Locust (Roadrunner Records) album to celebrate its 10th anniversary this Friday, September 24th, 2021. The band performs its “Acoustic Happy Hour” livestream every Friday on the bands’ YouTube, and Facebook, as well as frontman Robb Flynn’s Twitch account. Watch the teaser trailer and check out a message from the band.

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LIVE ALBUM – DVD REVIEW: Tesseract – P O R T A L S


It is quite outstanding when we sit down to realize how human nature can easily adapt (for better or worst) to its surroundings and environment. Particular historic examples in the music industry like the shift of the typical major label model, to music piracy, to streamings platform era, and some more social events, like a pandemic, are some of the major challenges that musicians have had to deal with through history. How some musicians have been able to, somehow, stay on their feet and continue to deliver quality products to their fans it’s simply remarkable. Some bands have been able to release some formidable production, and an example of this is Tesseract’s latest livestream event P O R T A L S (Kscope Records), released in December 2020. Continue reading


LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Senses Fail – Live at Joshua Tree Livestreams


From the stark desert of Joshua Tree National Park, Rock and Post-Hardcore connoisseurs Senses Fail perform two livestream sets in homage to their classic albums, Still Searching and Let It Enfold You (Vagrant Records). With the former being presented at sunset and the latter at sunrise, they utilize the barren yet persevering environment to bring the deeper meaning of their music to life. A 360-degree track camera and surrounding steadicams capture it all, complemented by flashing lights and projected images of the band’s skeleton mascot beaming from each towering rock.

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Watch Machine Head Play “Burn My Eyes” with the BME 25 Line-Up on Their Livestream


This weekend (August 9th) marked the 27th anniversary of Machine Head’s debut album, Burn My Eyes (Roadrunner Records). To celebrate, the Burn My Eyes 25 lineup reunited at the bands’ Bay Area reheasal and livestream studio to perform the album in its entirety on their weekly livestream. Robb Flynn and Jared MacEachern will be joined by BME-era drummer Chris Kontos and guitarist Logan Mader, who performed on the entire 2 year BME world-tour, for the livestream. Last week Robb and Jared played all of The Burning Red. The band performs its “Acoustic Happy Hour” livestream every Friday on the bands’ YouTube, and Facebook, as well as Robb’s Twitch account. Watch the teaser and check out our retrospective review here.

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Machine Head to Play of All “Burn My Eyes” On This Weekend’s Livestream


This weekend marks the 27th anniversary of Machine Head’s landmark debut album, Burn My Eyes (Roadrunner Records). To celebrate, the band will perform the album in its entirety on their weekly livestream. Robb Flynn and Jared MacEachern will be joined by BME-era drummer Chris Kontos and guitarist Logan Mader, who performed on the entire 2 year BME world-tour, for the livestream, and you can see a teaser video the band shared promoting the stream below. Last week Robb and Jared played all of The Burning Red. The band performs its “Acoustic Happy Hour” livestream every Friday on the bands’ YouTube, and Facebook, as wel las Robb’s Twitch account. Watch the teaser and check out our retrospective review here.

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