Listen to Drowse Cover “Wait And Bleed” by Slipknot


Drowse have put a decidedly electronic spin on the titanic first Slipknot hit song from their 1999 selt-titled debut album, “Wait And Bleed.” The song appears on the forthcoming nu metal comp from The Flenser, Send the Pain Below, attribute to NuMetal and 1990s nostalgia. The comp is only available to on vinyl to subscribers of their Series Three membership club. Previously released covers include tracks by Vile Creature, Chat Pile, and Wreck & Reference. Check it out now!

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Sepultura Has Postponed their Upcoming Tour with Sacred Reich and Crowbar


Thrash legends Sepultura have postponed their upcoming tour with Sacred Reich and Crowbar. The dates will now take place in fall of 2022. All tickets purchased for the current tour will be valid for the new dates. The band released their Quadra album in 2020 and their album of quarantine collabs SepulQuarta in 2021, both via Nuclear Blast. The band shared a message to fans with an update:

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CONCERT REVIEW: Soulfly – Suicide Puppets – Breathe Atomic – Lowgear: Live at Trees in Dallas


Upon arrival at Trees in Dallas, it was evident that both the bands and the event staff were excited to welcome the return of live music to their venue. One could feel the excitement build as the empty space came alive with bands loading in gear, sound checks were completed and fans started filtering in.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Employed To Serve – The Conquering


When yet another massive riff, this time during the early stages of track nine ‘World Eater’, hits – you know the sort… the type of riff that makes your face do the same involuntary wince/”oooooo” combo as sucking a lemon straight after brushing your teeth might – the smile can’t help but break out on your face: The Conquering (Spinefarm Records) isn’t just Employed To Serve upping the ante; their fourth album goes deeeep.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Alien Weaponry – Tangaroa


Back in 2018, armed with debut album (Napalm Records) and a reputation for blistering live performances, teenagers Alien Weaponry arrived on the scene with a bang. Fusing groove metal with influences derived from their own Māori culture, the band possess a highly individual sound, but one that in some quarters has also appeared to earn them the disappointingly reductive nickname of “The New Zealand Sepultura”.

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Sepultura Announce “Sepulnation – The Studio Albums 1998 – 2009”


Sepultura has announced the release of their first boxed set from their second era of the band. Sepulnation – The Studio Albums 1998 – 2009 boxed set will arrive as a 8 LP Box Set And 5 CD Box Set editions via Bmg on October 22nd, 2021. The five-album boxset (across eight slabs of vinyl or five CDs) contains the albums; Against, Nation, Roorback, Dante XXI and A-Lex, all of which are half speed cut, remastered and back on 180g vinyl for the first time in a decade and also as a collector’s CD box. In addition, the Roorback album features the rare Revolusongs EP, which is available for the first time digitally and saw the band celebrate their influences with covers of bands as musically broad as Devo, Exodus, U2 and Massive Attack! Watch a new video of their version of Public Enemy’s ‘Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos’ from the Revolusongs EP, and pre-order the set below.

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Behind The Horror Podcast Series


New Jersey metallers Behind The Horror have been keeping busy in 2021. With a series of covers (recently Sepultura, Audioslave, and Nightwish), playthrough videos, and now their new Podcast series, the band has been keeping their fans entertained and themselves sharp, as they work on new music for their next release. In the first few episodes, which you can see below, the brothers Gabriel and Lucas Alves continue to explore their earliest years as fans, their first forrays into making music, and much more! Watch it now and be sure to like and subscribe on YouTube to support the band!

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Download Festival 2022 Adds Deftones, Korn, Megadeth, Steel Panther, The Ghost Inside, Funeral For A Friend, Descendents, Electric Wizard, Sepultura, and More!


Download Festival 2021 is postponed to summer 2022, but the fest has wasted little time stacking the bill. Already headlined by Iron Maiden, KISS, and Biffy Clyro, seventy new bands have been added including Deftones, Korn, Megadeth, Steel Panther, The Ghost Inside, Funeral For A Friend, Descendents, Electric Wizard, and Sepultura. Watch a video teaser with the updated poster and buy your tickets now!

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