EP REVIEW: Void of Vision – Chronicles II: Heaven


It seems like it’s been an age since the first chapter of Void of Vision Chronicles EPs. Lust showed a band wanting to look outiside of their subgenres bubble in search of new and exciting sounds to bring to the table. Chapter 2 of their saga, Heaven (UNFD) continues on that trend in spades, showing how the band have developed since 2021 and what kind of mark they are trying to make on the scene.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Northlane – Obsidian


Northlane reinvented themselves threw years ago with their fifth album, Alien. Pulling on their previously established metalcore sound and adding heavy synths, they creating a dark rave, almost Matrix vibe. The quartet continue on this unique sound in their latest project Obsidian (Believe)

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Northlane Share New Single and Video “Plenty” – New Album Incoming


Australian Metalcore leaders Northlane have shared the visualizer for the new song “Plenty.” The strack comes from their upcoming new album, Obsidian, set for release on April 1, 2022 via the Believe label. Pre-order it at the link below. Watch and listen to “Plenty” now!

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Hellfest 2021 Is Canceled


The organizers of Hellfest have been officially canceled after the French government culture ministry said summer events would be allowed to go ahead — but with a limit of 5,000 people, all of whom must remain seated, to meet COVID-19 restrictions.This is a bad sign for the upcoming European festival circuit this year as other countries are likely to follow the same protocols. The Union of Contemporary Music (SMA), which represents festivals, concert venues and producers, said late Thursday that the figure had been agreed at a meeting with culture minister Roselyne Bachelot. Hellfest, which drew 180,000 people in 2019, generally features a lineup which is 90 percent made up of international acts and 20 percent of spectators coming from abroad. Hellfest 2021 was to have featured Deftones, Faith No More, System of A Down, Judas Priest, Puscifer, Korn, Volbeat, Opeth, Dropkick Murphys, Northlane, Deep Purple, Wardruna, Rival Sons, Devin Townsend, Suicidal Tendencies, and more.

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Deftones, Faith No More, System of A Down, Judas Priest, Puscifer, Korn and More to Headline Hellfest 2021


Hellfest Open Air recently completed its first-ever online streaming festival. Hopefully, the real thing is coming back next summer! The venerable metal and rock fest announced their lineup for 2021, with most of the bands slated to have played in 2020, but canceled due to COVID-19. Deftones, Faith No More, System of A Down, Judas Priest, Puscifer, Korn, Volbeat, Opeth, Dropkick Murphys, Northlane, Deep Purple, Wardruna, Rival Sons, Devin Townsend, Suicidal Tendencies, and many more will perform. Ten more bands will be added soon. Thirteen bands slated to play in 2020, but cannot attend 2021 include Incubus, Mastodon, Infectious Groove, Thy Art Is Murder, Alter Bridge, Baby Metal, Joyous Wolf, Unleashed, Meshuggah, The Black Dahlia Murder, Periphery, Body Count and August Burns Red.Continue reading


Northlane Announces Live At The Roundhouse Streaming Event via Pay-Per-View


Metalcore kings Northlane will host a hometown concert livestream over pay-per-view over two nights only, August 21st and 22nd. Their Live At The Roundhouse event, featuring their celebrated performance captured at Sydney’s iconic venue The Roundhouse on October 11, 2019 will be shown. Taking place on August 21 and 22, Live At The Roundhouse will be available as a pay-per-view event via Netgigs, with the band chatting live throughout both screenings. It was the Alien World Tour, Live At The Roundhouse was shot via 14 cameras in front of a sold-out home crowd, with the audio mixed and mastered by Alien engineer Chris Blancato. An exhilarating performance from a band desperate for a lifeline, Live At The Roundhouse showcases the turning point for Northlane as they clawed their way back from the brink of collapse. Purchase access to the streaming event at this link below. Continue reading


Northlane Release New Single “Enemy Of The Night”, Deluxe Edition of “Alien” Coming Soon


Northlane has released a new single for their track ‘Enemy Of The Night’ from their album Alien, out now via the UNFD label. The band will release Alien Deluxe, a strictly limited edition 2xLP neon pink set, featuring the original version of the album plus Enemy Of The Night as well as the full record as instrumentals, on July 31st! Check out the track and a visualizer below: Continue reading