Killswitch Engage and August Burns Red Book 2020 North American Tour

Two awesome bands will team up when Killswitch Engage and August Burns Red tour the USA in the spring of 2020. KsE continues to tour behind Atonement, out now via Metal Blade. Direct support bands will be announced at a later date. All tour dates are below and tickets will go on sale on Friday, November 8 at 10 am local time at the link below. Continue reading

Allegeaon Set To Kick off Headline Tour with Inferi And Paladin

Allegaeon is set to embark on a new headline tour, Apoptosis Pt. II US Headlining Tour with Inferi And Paladin this week. The band is supporting their amazing album Apoptosis (Metal Blade). The tour will make its way through seventeen cities, concluding November 5th in Kansas City, Missouri. Support will be provided by Inferi and Paladin. Tickets on sale now for all confirmed dates below. Continue reading

YouTube Finds Goatwhore’s “Apocalyptic Havoc” Video Objectionable After 10 Years

After ten years on the platform, Goatwhore’s video for their track ‘Apocalyptic Havoc’ has been demonetized on YouTube’s platform over not being suitable for all advertisers. This is laughable as the video has been on the channel for over a decade, as the track was the first single from Goatwhore’s universally acclaimed 2009 album, Carving Out The Eyes of God (Metal Blade). As of today, the clip has 1,138,058 views with 11k likes against 420 dislikes. Who was the ad being served to, if not relevant viewers (metalheads, Goatwhore fans, Satan worshippers) that would find this killer clip offensive? As long as a band such as Goatwhore, globally respected and undeniably great can draw this kind of red flag, heavy music will continue to be outsider music for outsider fans. Turn it up to eleven as you watch the clip! Continue reading

Killswitch Engage, Gimme Radio, Tyler Reddick and No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Team Up on Race Car

Killswitch Engage, Gimme Radio, Tyler Reddick and the No. 2 Richard Childress Racing team will enter the opening race of the 2019 NASCAR XfinitySeries Playoffs with a special KsE and Gimme Radio branded car, Following the success of Megadeth at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Killswitch Engage will now take center stage on the No. 2 Gimme Radio Chevrolet at Richmond Raceway to celebrate the release of their new album, Atonement, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Rock Albums chart and at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Albums Chart last month. The band, which has been together since 1999, previously earned two Grammy Award nominations in the category of “Best Metal Performance” in 2005 and 2014, as well as three consecutive Top 10 debuts on the Billboard Top 200 with albums Killswitch Engage (2009), Disarm The Descent (2013) and Incarnate (2016). Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW – Cult of Luna – A Dawn to Fear

Alright, guys, it’s time for us to talk about the importance of Cult of Luna. Yeah, that underappreciated Swedish unit that has delivered a consistent series of music both brutal and majestic since 2001’s self-titled effort. Okay, so maybe you arrived late to the party and missed the early portion, but you did catch their mindfuck crossover with Julie Christmas, Mariner, right? No? Well, A Dawn to Fear (Metal Blade) is as good as an entry point as you’re going to get. Continue reading

Behemoth to Release New EP “O Pentagram Ignis” on Tour

Behemoth has announced they will release limited edition EP O Pentagram Ignis (Metal Blade) on their upcoming tour. The EP will be available for purchase at venues on the band’s “Ecclesia Diabolica Baltica” tour. The 10-inch vinyl will be made available on clear and white vinyl, with each pressing limited to just 333 copies and each copy signed by the members of the band. Behemoth is currently the opening band on Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow tour. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Sacred Reich – Awakening

Although this year was already shaping up to be a big year for Thrash Metal, with new albums from veterans such as Overkill and Death Angel, as well as upstarts like Hatriot. But your ears are not ready for the throwback vibes of the new sacred Reich album, Awakening (Metal Blade). The long wait for this bands comeback is complete with this killer release

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