Monolord pummeled Saint Vitus with Blackwater Holylight (review)
As great as Monolord sound on wax, it’s difficult to articulate just how heavy they hit on stage...
King Diamond conquered Kings Theatre w/ Uncle Acid & Idle Hands (pics, review)
As King Diamond and Company gear up for the promotion of The Institute, their first studio album in 12 years, their stage setup has morphed into a crumbling mental hospital, replete with metal bars and an upside-down cross.
review: Kataklysm, Exhorder, Krisiun & Hatchet @ Market Hotel
Deep in the heart of Brooklyn, on a hot September night, a meeting of international, transcontinental metal was held. The ingredients were simple enough: two parts thrash, two parts death, and a supersized helping of groove....
Graveyard & Uncle Acid rocked Brooklyn Steel (review, videos)
Brooklyn Steel hosted a killer double bill of psychedelic, retro hard rock.
review: Corrosion of Conformity, Crowbar, Weedeater @ Gramercy Theatre
The night’s lineup boasted the kind of legends that drew even the most reclusive heshers out to raise tallboys and revel in sludge grandeur.
stream Melvins & Summoner’s covers from Pink Floyd ‘The Wall’ tribute album
'The Wall [Redux]' also features previously released covers by Mark Lanegan, ASG, Year of the Cobra, and Pallbearer, and you can hear those here too...
Erosion (mem Baptists, 3 Inches of Blood) streaming new LP ‘Maximum Suffering’
The album comes out on Hydra Head this Friday.
grunge vets Gruntruck releasing “lost” album (hear “Noise Field”)
After a long and tumultuous legal battle over a contract dispute with Roadrunner Records, the band recorded a third album in the early Aughts with Jack Endino and Martin Feveyear (QOTSA, Mudhoney). It was shelved... until now.
Bongzilla, Black Cobra, Kings Destroy & Lo-Pan played Saint Vitus (pics, review)
I’m pretty sure weed isn’t legal in New York yet, but nobody told the crowd in Saint Vitus as Bongzilla took the stage. The sickly sweet stench filled the room, mingling with the familiar stale beer/body odor scent at once both familiar and gross...
The Jewel of Ireland: Thin Lizzy’s ‘Jailbreak’ Turns 40
So much more than "The Boys Are Back In Town"