FEATURE: Coven’s Jinx Dawson: The Original Wicked Woman of Heavy Metal

I am in a cemetery in Brooklyn with Jinx Dawson and she is leaning against a crypt, cradling a human skull like a mother holds a newborn baby. This seems perfectly normal to her like she has done this thousands of times in her astounding fifty-years in the music business.

Which she has. Continue reading

Une Misère Shares A Trailer From The Studio, New Album Coming Soon

As we reported previously, Icelandic Hardcore Metal butchers Une Misère have signed to Nuclear Blast, and are releasing their new album later in 2019. The band has shared an update from the Sundlaugin Studio, tracking guitars. Check it out below. The band has made a splash internationally in recent years, nominated for two 2 awards at the Icelandic Music Awards, performing memorable shows across Europe, including Eistnaflug, Roadburn 2018 ( three sets!) and Bloodshed Fest. They are already booked for the Summer Breeze and Metal Days Festivals in 2019. Continue reading

Kjeld Added To Roadburn, Festival Begins Next Week

Long-revered European music festival Roadburn kicks off four days of heavy, avant-garde and challenging music and art experiences in Tilburg, NL. Dutch black metal entity Kjeld has been added to the bill due to Cocatenatus dropping off due to a family situation. In a post, Roadburn founder and creative force Walter Hoeijmakers updated attendees on the last minute changes to the bill. Continue reading

Roadburn Announces Cul De Sac Lineup And Pre-Party

Roadburn 2018 is shaping up to be another incredible festival. In addition to the main lineup of bands, and special programs, Roadburn has announced its Cul de Sac lineup of special bands in Roadburn’s most intimate venue as well as the site of its Pre-Party. The festival takes place, as always, Tilburg, NL between April 19-22 and tickets are expected to sell out as usual.  Continue reading