Tag: heavy metal

Flotsam And Jetsam Guitarist Hails Latest Album as “Our Heaviest Release Yet”

Arizona metallers double down on their thrash roots with their strongest outing since No Place For Disgrace Flotsam and Jetsam, the Phoenix-based five-piece led by originals A.K. and guitarist Michael Gilbert (along with longtime bassist Michael Spencer, guitarist Steve Conley and drummer Ken Mary) entered the fray at the dawn of thrash way back in



Swedish Prog Metallers SOEN Announce February Release Date for “Lotus”

On February 1st, 2019, Swedish-based progressive metal group, SOEN, will release their fourth album, Lotus, via Silver Lining Music. Having spent the last six months digging deep into the muddy depths of their emotions, the nine songs comprising SOEN’s Lotus are intoxicating, addictive aural therapies, questioning much of today’s darkness while juxtaposing them with moments of



Death, Doom and Cursed Ledgers: An Interview With Dave Wagner of Evoken

Funeral doom legends look back on the making of 2018’s Hypnagogia Rounding out an utterly thrilling year for extreme metal, Evoken released Hypnagogia this past November — a bludgeoning masterwork that stood not only as the strongest material of their own twenty-eight year career, but as one of the most captivating doom releases of 2018.



Meshuggah: The Vinyl Remasters

The Swedish tech metal pioneers serve up a limited re-release of EPs and full-length albums with full vinyl remastering and brand new art Swedish technical metal pioneers Meshuggah have created an expansive legacy of such depth and such uncompromising ambition that recounting their achievements feels redundant. They are a genre unto themselves; a fully-realized creative



Chester Bennington On Heavy Metal and Opening for Metallica

Another one gone. News that Chester Bennington committed suicide this morning has only confirmed that we live in uncommonly dark times for rock music. By now it all feels so trite to dredge up all of those toothless observations about how important he was to so many, how much he had to live for and