ALBUM REVIEW: Rhythm of Fear – Fatal Horizons


 

It’s been five years since Rhythm of Fear released their last album, Maze of Confusion. The crossover thrash band is back with more pummeling riffs and plenty of attitude with Fatal Horizons (MNRK Heavy) Just like any good thrash band, Rhythm of Fear targets the government, aliens and the occult in their sonic assault.

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ALBUM REVIEW: I Am – Eternal Steel


I lived in Dallas, Texas for a few years and I can verify that everything is in fact, bigger in Texas. I AM does the Lone Star state proud with their third effort, Eternal Steel (MNRK Heavy), an album full of huge and murky riffs, devastating grooves, and over-the-top destruction.

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PODCAST: Episode #187 – Carson Pace of The Callous Daoboys on “Celebrity Therapist” and More!


We caught up with Carson of The Callous Daoboys to discuss their new album “Celebrity Therapist” out now via MNRK Heavy and Modern Static Records. Carson discussed the origin of the band, their transformation from Pop-Punk in a previous band to Math Rock + whateverthehell music The Callous Daoboys creates now, and more!Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: The Callous Daoboys – Celebrity Therapist


Celebrity Therapist (MNRK Heavy / Modern Static Records) is the brand new LP from the six-piece Atlanta noise merchants, who announced themselves to the world with their debut EP My Dixie Wrecked in 2017 and have since continued to consistently put out new music including the Animal Tetris EP and their acclaimed 2019 LP Die On Mars which was also re-released as an instrumental version. Continue reading


Crowbar to Kick Off Summer Headlining Tour at Ripplefest, New Dates Added


 

Sludge and Doom Metal kings Crowbar will kick off their US headlining tour with special guests Spirit Adrift this week! The Riff Beast Tour, which includes eleven newly added dates, will commence at Ripplefest July 22nd in Austin, Texas, and run through September 12th in Birmingham, Alabama. Tickets are on sale now! See all confirmed dates below.

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INTERVIEW: Kirk Windstein on New Crowbar Music, Another Solo Album, and The Future of Down


Ghost Cult caught up with Kirk Windstein of Crowbar to discuss their brand new album, Zero and Below out this week on MNRK Heavy. Kirk discussed the brand new album, how they survived the pandemic, his expectations for the upcoming tour with Sepultura, Sacred Reich, and Art of Dying, Kirk also gave an update on his next solo album; and the future of Down.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Matt Pike – Pike vs The Automaton


Absolute legend of stoner doom and sludge metal, Matt Pike has lifted off with his first solo album entitled Pike vs The Automaton (MNRK Heavy). Being known well for his work in Sleep and High on Fire, Matt takes all of the things he loves from those projects as well as other influences to put together a fantastic psychedelic rock album. Groovy, heavy, and really something for everyone can be found here to be enjoyed.

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Enterprise Earth Shares a New Music Video “Legends Never Die” – New Album Incoming


Progressive Deathcore band Enterprise Earth will drop a new album, The Chosen, via MNRK Heavy on January 14th 2022. The band recently dropped a series of singles and videos, including a visualizer for the brutal “Legends Never Die.” Pre-orders are live for the album at the link below. You can also catch the band opening for Fit For An Autopsy this winter as well.

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Crowbar Shares New Single and Video “Chemical Godz” – New Album Due in 2022


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Doom legends Crowbar will release their next full-length album – Zero And Below on March 4th, 2022 via MNRK Heavy. The band also just dropped an immense new single and video for the song “Chemical Godz” which you can see at the link below. Pre-orders are also now live! Continue reading


eOne Music Rebrands as MNRK Music Group (Pop Evil, Black Label Society, Ace Frehley)


eOne Music, one of the top Rock and Indie music labels in the world has gone through a rebranding following their sale in the last few years. As result of its recent sale from Hasbro to Blackstone, eOne Music will now be known as MNRK Music Group (pronounced “monarch”). As such, eOne’s rock and metal imprint, eOne Heavy, has become MNRK Heavy. According to Billboard, eOne Music chief executive Chris Taylor and his staff will continue on with MNRK. The name change was a contractual requirement of the sale, since Hasbro will apparently move forward with its own music business.Continue reading