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Life of Agony -“A History of Agony” (Part 2)
The band recalls their first - sold out - show
Life of Agony -“A History of Agony” (Part 1)
A video on the origins of the storied NY metal outfit.
Mastodon share new song, playing SXSW
The sludgiest song of theirs in years
Northwest Terror Fest lineup (Warning, Yob, Goatwhore, Marissa Nadler, more)
The lineup also includes Call of the Void, Cult Leader, Forn, King Woman, Lycus, Pilgrim, Samothrace, Take Over and Destroy, Wolves in the Throne Room, Young in the Way, and more.
Days of Darkness adds Captain Beyond, Boris, Om, Crypt Sermon, Cavity, more
The MDF-related October fest completes a hell of a lineup.
stream Royal Thunder’s new song “April Showers”
Former southern sludge wunderkinds Royal Thunder began charting a path away from sludge, and metal altogether, on their sophomore album Crooked Doors...
stream Pillorian’s (ex-Agalloch) new song “Archaean Divinity”
Agalloch are no more, but you can now get a taste of John Haughm's new band, Pillorian.
Northwest Terror Fest Announces First Round of Bands
First round of bands includes Lycus, King Woman, Uada and more. Plus more Warning tour dates.
stream Woe’s “Din of the Mourning” (ft. Brooks Wilson of Crypt Sermon)
Cutting the crap, adding in the singer of Crypt Sermon
Amon Amarth touring with Goatwhore
Swedish viking metal heavyweights Amon Amarth just can't stop repping their latest album, Jomsviking...