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Repulsion & Exhumed members form Expulsion (stream “Comatose”)
At Maryland Deathfest 2016, guitarist Matt Olivo led grindcore pioneers Repulsion though a rousing version of Motorhead's "The Hammer" in tribute to the then-recently departed Lemmy Kilmister. The experience seems to have given him the songwriting bug again. This year, Olivo returns with a new band, Explusion comprised of former and current exhumed members Matt Harvey and Danny Walker (each hold too many projects under their belts to list) and Menno Verbaten, the completely insane bassist from Lightning Swords of Death...
Coven playing first US show in 27 years at Northwest Terror Fest
The occult rock pioneers are replacing Warning, who had to cancel their June US dates.
Tau Cross announce ‘Pillar of Fire,’ share “Deep State” video
Tau Cross, the international band spearheaded by Rob "The Baron" Miller formerly of Amebix, and featuring Voivod drummer Michel "Away" Langevin will not be a one-off project. The band today announced a sophomore LP entitled Pillar of Fire...
Pentagram to Perform Without Bobby Liebling
Official Facebook post cites "circumstances that are beyond anyone’s control, that are a direct result of Bobby Liebling’s personal actions"
another MDF lineup update: Uada replace Batoushka
Batoushka join English Dogs and Wormrot on the cancellation list.
Life of Agony – “World Gone Mad” (Song Premiere)
Teenage dirtbag metal hasn't sounded this great in years.
Solstafir releasing ‘Berdreyminn’ (stream “Blafjall”)
The mythic dream of Iceland is alive and well
Life of Agony – “A History of Agony” (Pt 3)
The band recalls their history with Type O Negative, Biohazard, and the Morse theater.
Iron Maiden’s ‘The Number of the Beast’ Turns 35
Three and a half decades of sacrifice... tonight
listen to Foreseen’s new song “Fearmonger”
Helsinki thrashers make it deadly on their second strike