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  • Anthrax's Scott Ian at The Kerrang! Awards n London - Jo Hale - Getty
    Anthrax 'well into' recording new studio album says Scott Ian
    Anthrax fans can expect the band's11th studio album to drop fairly soon. Founding member Scott Ian has revealed the band have been in the studio working on a total of 17 songs over two sessions and are "well into it."According to an...
  • Andy Thomas
    Interview with Andy Thomas of Black Crown Initiate
    Black Crown Initiate came to Oakland on a tour with Napalm Death, Voivod, Exhumed, Iron Reagan and Phobia. They performed at sold out Oakland Metro Operahouse on Feb 20. The band released their first full length album only few months before the...
  • 2015's most anticipated metal albums
    2015's most anticipated metal albums, part 1
    Last year was one of the best in a long time as far as new metal albums go. Phenomenal new records by Machine Head, Judas Priest, Overkill, Sister Sin, Steel Panther, etc., made 2014 truly unforgettable. Another reason last year was so glorious...
  • Bullet For My Valentine loses their bassist
    Bassist Jay James leaves Bullet For my Valentine
    Metal fans brace yourself. It has been announced that Bullet For my Valentine bassist Jay James has quit the band. The news was revealed on the band's Facebook page in a post, but it doesn't mention why James left in the first place. The...
  • Review: Crowbar at St. Vitus Bar
    Review: Crowbar at St. Vitus Bar
    December 8, 2004 will go down as one of the most tragic moments in metal. On that date, Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell was performing with Damageplan when he was shot and killed by Nathan Gale at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. News of...
  • Napalm Death
    Upcoming - Napalm Death
    Napalm Death, incorporating genres of hardcore punk and metal, is a Grindcore - Metal band originating from the United Kingdom, signed to Century Media Records. Having been around since 1981 (around thirty-years) with fifteen albums, they have...
  • 'Strange Waste' by Child Bite
    'Strange Waste' by Child Bite
    Michigan four-piece Child Bite is the ultimate crossover band, being that its members incorporate grind punk, art metal, post-hardcore and a number of other subgenres into their mad sound. This is in full evidence on their latest full-length...
  • 2015 concerts
    What metal and hard rock concerts can Columbus expect in 2015?
    The start of a new year is often a time of reflection and contemplation for many. Reflection on the year just relegated to the history books, and contemplation on what lies ahead during the next 12 months. It is while in this self-examining frame...
  • Best local rising stars
    Local bands to watch in 2015
    Now that 2015 is upon us, the question is now: what bands are going to make their presence known and steal the spotlight in the local scene? In a scene that hosts so many talented artists and performers it was a difficult task to narrow down this...
  • Wednesday 13 interview
    Uncovering monsters, UFOs, and conspiracies with Wednesday 13
    Wednesday 13 has been making music filled with spooks, ghouls, and things that go bump in the night for ten years. He's been involved with several different projects and his solo work has gained him a cult following. Though he put out an...
  • Periphery 'Juggernaut' Tour
    Periphery announces extended ‘Juggernaut’ tour for 2015 album
    Progressive metal “djentalmen”, Periphery, have announced an extended tour to coincide with their upcoming third studio album, “Juggernaut: Alpha & Omega”, set for release on January 27, 2015.Periphery fans have been...
  • Anvil live during 2013 show in New Jersey - Theo Wargo - Getty
    Anvil announces 2015 U.S. tour
    Anvil has presented fans in the U.S. with an early holiday treat. The legendary Canuck metal band will bring their Hope In Hell Tour south of the border for a return visit beginning in February.According to a news release posted Dec. 23 at...
  • Upcoming shows at Spokane's Knitting Factory
    Rock music concerts at Spokane's Knitting Factory in December 2014
    Here is a list of upcoming rock music concerts (by date) taking place at the Knitting Factory Concert House in Spokane, Washington. Subscribe to my articles to get updated concert information and any additional show or band information.Knitting...
  • Lagwagon Hang cover
    Lagwagon keeps fans waiting 9 years for a "hanging"
    Lagwagon is one of those bands that is always there but never in the forefront like many of the other punk veterans of their era. They have made some memorable albums and still find long time label Fat Wreck Chords home. Their 2005 release "...
  • Review: Black and Gold Art Deco Clutch by VincentVdesigns
    Review: Black and Gold Art Deco Clutch by VincentVdesigns
    A little gold in a clutch can go a long way, especially when it's paired with black, and when you look at theBlack and Gold Art Deco Clutch by VincentVdesigns, you can tell it's going to be a special touch to your outfit, especially if you...