Matt Pike Joins Magnetic Eye Records Black Sabbath Tribute with Zakk Sabbath, Thou, Spirit Adrift and More

Matt Pike (solo) of Sleep and High on Fire is the final artist added to the Magnetic Eye Records’ Black Sabbath Tribute, Vol. 4 Redux, the latest in their Redux series of reissues. Pike joins a star-studded Doom Metal genre list of bands including Zakk Sabbath, Thou, Spirit Adrift, The Obsessed, Bongzilla, Whores., Haunt, High Reeper, and Tony Reed. Artwork inspired by the classic Sabbath Volume 4 artwork is Alyssa Mocere. You can pre-order the album at the link below. Continue reading

Whores. Announce New Tour Dates, Premiere “Mental Illness As Mating Ritual” Video

Whores. followed up their impressive Ruiner and Clean EP’s with the release of Gold in 2016, and it was, without a doubt, one of my favorite albums of that year. Since its release, the guys have been bringing that new material to anyone and everyone possible, and they show no signs of slowing down in 2018. Continue reading

Crowdfunding Campaign To Help Christian Lembach Receive Knee Surgery Underway

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched for Christian Lembach, frontman of Atlanta noise rockers Whores. to get a major knee operation that he needs to be able to live, and continue to perform. The campaign was launched by a friend of his, a doctor, with a goal of raising the necessary monies for the procedure. Continue reading

Christian Lembach Of Whores Talks Touring, New Music, And More!

Whores followed up their impressive Ruiner and Clean EP’s with the release of Gold last year, and it was, without a doubt, one of my favorite albums of 2016. Since its release, they’ve been bringing that new material to the masses, and after a successful first run in Europe, they recently returned to the States for a special run with Cult Of Luna. I caught up with Whores frontman Christian Lembach before their show at Gramercy Theatre here in New York City to discuss their busy touring schedule, new material that is already in the works, and much more. Continue reading

Chicago Open Air Announces Experiences With Pop Up Party Tonight

 

The countdown to the 2nd Chicago Open Air Festival is on, with just 7 weeks to go. Tonight their will be a Pop up party celebrating the Kickoff Dinner hosted by Danny Wimmer Presents as the official Chicago Open Air Kickoff Dinner, held at Kuma’s Corner (2900 W. Belmont) on Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m. For $50, attendees will be treated to burgers, appetizers and beer, and will have the chance to hang out with host Jose Mangin, from SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal. A limited quantity of only 100 tickets will be available at www.ChicagoOpenAir.com. Tonight’s pop up party is going down at the new Kuma’s location. More details below: Continue reading