Tag Archives: Metal
Anyone can throw some dissonant intervals together and make something that is noisy, but it takes something special to use chaos and noise to create something musical. After listening to UGLYTWIN’s debut full length Oh, The Cost, I think it’s safe to say that they may have that something special. Passionate lyrics, ferocious vocals, dissonant but creative guitar playing, and relentless drumming form the outline for their debut album, and it’s anything but empty.
Darkness Divided have announced some member changes. They parted ways with drummer Israel Hernandez (on good terms) and former drummer Isaiah Alonzo will fill in on upcoming tours. They also officially welcomed Sebastian Elizondo on guitar & clean vocals. Read the full statement below. The band’s brand new album, titled Written In Blood, is available everywhere now through Victory Records.
The Youtube user Chad Fair uploaded a live Blindside set from 1998 at the Refuge (St. Petersburg, FL) on the band’s first US tour. Watch below.
The Youtube user Chad Fair uploaded a live Underoath set from 1998 at the Refuge (St. Petersburg, FL) on Blindside’s first US tour. Check out the video below. It features the band performing multiple songs from Act Of Depression. The lineup at the time: Dallas Taylor – vocals / Luke Morton – guitar / Corey Steger – guitar / Octavio Fernandez – bass / Aaron Gillespie – drums. [h/t: AP]
As previous mentioned Fit For A King will be hitting the road on Emmure’s Eternal Enemies Tour this Fall. Also on the tour are The Acacia Strain, Stray From The Path, & Kublai Khan. You can now view the dates on the tour poster below.
We are excited to be premiering a brand new track from The Saving this Wednesday on IVM! The unreleased song is likely different than what you might expect from previous material but it still has that in your face approach that is bound to challenge listeners. Listen to the album David Star below.
Final Surrender have released the music video for the track “Evol(ve)”. Watch below. The song appears on the band’s latest album, titled Empty Graves, which is available on digital outlets now.
Haste The Day have announced that they will be putting out at 6th album and are turning to IndieGoGo to help raise $65,000. Watch the promo video & read the full announcement below including who will be involved. Alternative Press also has a brand new interview with Stephen Keech & Mike Murphy.
Messenger have released the music video for “I Need You Now” a ballad from their upcoming album titled Perfect Storm. Check it out below.
Fit For A King have announced they will be hitting the road on Emmure’s Eternal Enemies Tour this Fall. Also on the tour are The Acacia Strain, Stray From The Path, & Kublai Khan. Check out the tour promo video below.
Fit For A King are filming a video today for their “heaviest single”. Follow vocalist Ryan Kirby on Instagram for updates. The band’s new album releases in October & the band will be announce upcoming tour dates soon.
Darkness Divided released the music video for “The Hands That Bled”. Check it out below. The song appears on the band’s upcoming album, titled Written In Blood, which releases August 19th via Victory Records.
A Body Divided have released a lyric video for their new single called “Repercussions of Order”. Check it out below. The band is currently working on a Star Wars concept EP.
iMatter Festival in Horseheads, New York is live streaming the event on YouTube. Upcoming performances from Mouth of the South, Gideon, Fit For A King, Sleeping Giant, Check it out below
Kekal has released “Neutrality” a new song from the forthcoming new album, titled Multilateral, due out in 2015. Check out the song below. You can get the other 4 new tracks via Bandcamp (also below).
Blackie Lawless, lead vocalist & rhythm guitarist for W.A.S.P., discusses his faith as a born-again Christian in several recent interviews. He grew up in a Christian home but left the faith for many years before returning in recent years. Check out the interview below.
Darkness Divided have released The Making Of: Written In Blood (Part 2) a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of their new album. Written In Blood will be released via Victory Records on August 19th.
A Hill To Die Upon have released the music video for “Cloven Hoof Hava Nagila”. Check it out below. The song is taken from the band’s latest release, titled Holy Despair, which is available now.
With A Voice have released their final album together titled Unending. It is available on Bandcamp as “Name Your Price”. It’s a solid EP so do yourself a favor & check it out.
Deathcore act The Twelfth Amethyst have reunited and are working on material for a new album. Check out their latest track “Welcome To Hell” below.
Darkness Divided have released The Making Of: Written In Blood (Part 1) a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of their new album. Written In Blood will be released via Victory Records on August 19th.
Facedown Records announced that War Of Ages’ new release, titled Supreme Chaos, is the highest charting & selling album of the band’s career. It landed at #107 on the Billboard 200 as well as other charts including #17 (Hard Music), #22 (Independent), & #37 (Rock). Congrats to the band & label!
August Burns Red have released a music video for the track “Beauty In Tragedy”. The footage is taken from the band’s latest UK tour. Check it out below. In other news the band have begun work on their new music & were just in the studio for a few days recording.
Slechtvalk were planning on hitting the studio in February to record their new album but have pushed it back to April. Since the band is currently unsigned they will be running a fundraising campaign to help cover costs closer to that time.
Michael Sweet shared a clip of a “new band” he heard today on his social media. Remember when Michael announced he was doing a project with George Lynch? Well, the track sure sounds like his voice & Lynch’s guitarwork. Listen here.
Oh, Sleeper announced that former guitarist James Erwin will be handling vocal & guitar duties on the Dirty South Fest dates since Shane Blay will be out with Wovenwar. Guitar leads will be handling by current guitarist Nathan Grady.
Ryan Clark of Demon Hunter will be on CreativeLive again this Friday July 25th. He will be discussing composing metal melodies & harmonies. The event is free & you can RSVP here. The event runs 12-4PM PST.
For those planning on attending the free iMatter Festival held annually in upstate New York you should take note that it has been moved to the Chemung County Fairgrounds. Find more info on the fest’s Facebook. Though not a “Christian” festival, it has always featured many bands that we cover and this year is no exception with Sleeping Giant, Fit For A King, Gideon, Mouth Of The South, Sinners To Saints, Let//Go, & more.
Who Hearts Were His, a project from Gabe Fry, released a self-titled EP today. Check it out below. RIYL: Between The Buried And Me, Protest the Hero
Following 2012′s modest “Return to Life,” War of Ages return to form with “Supreme Chaos.” But, is this album a worthy addition to WOA’s impressive discography? Find out here.