EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: King Guillotine – “Annihilation Syndrome”

Ghost Cult has teamed up with rising Pacific Northwest extreme metallers King Guillotine for the debut of their new music video for their track ‘Annihilation Syndrome’. The blistering song is uncompromisingly brutal, has impressive guitar work and will make you want to spontaneously mosh your face off. The band has distinct OSDM grooves, but the flavor and skill of modern European melo-death bands too. Directed and produced by Karl Whinnery and Freddy Heath, you can watch the clip now! Continue reading

REVIEW: Beyond Creation – Fallujah –  Arkaik – and Equipoise: Live at The Sanctuary, Detroit MI

The bright blue paint job on The Sanctuary makes it the most inviting building on Cardiff Street. Nestled in the middle of Hamtramck, a pint-sized town in Detroit, The Sanctuary is actually one of the most inviting music venues in the whole city. The Canadian Death Metal act, Beyond Creation brought their proggy and technical goodness to Ham Town earlier this week. It was the second to last gig on a month-long tour with Fallujah, Arkaik, and Equipoise. The band has been promoting their most recent full-length album, Algorythm (Season of Mist) on this run and hearing it played in full made for a perfect Metal Monday. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Nile – Vile Nilotic Rites

When bands replace key members of personnel, it can take some time for the new line-up to settle. First albums back can be cagey affairs as confidence and momentum are often exchanged for uncertainty and caution. However, what becomes clear almost immediately with Vile Nilotic Rites (Nuclear Blast Records), the latest offering from US Death Metallers and aficionados of ancient Egypt, Nile, is that no such problems exist here. 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

Hour Of Penance Shares Animated Video for “Flames Of Merciless Gods”, New Album Incoming

Italy’s Blackened Tech-Death legends Hour Of Penance posted the full animated video for their brand new single, ‘Flames Of Merciless Gods’, from their upcoming album Misotheism, due out on October 25th via Agonia Records. Pre-orders are also live at the link below in many merch configurations: Continue reading

Brain Drill Announces Immediate Break Up

In a post to their Facebook page, extreme Technical Death Metal Band Brain Drill has broken up. The band is not planning any further activity at this time. The band was actually marvelous both live and on records and seemed to perform at a high level, even with a rotating cast of players. We will miss these guys. Continue reading