Audio: Whitechapel – The Void

Whitechapel is streaming “The Void” off of their sixth full length album Mark Of The Blade, out June 24, 2016 via Metal Blade. Guitarist Alex Wade commented: “This track is the opener for the...

Audio: Revocation – Communion

Revocation is streaming “Communion” off of their forthcoming album Great Is Our Sin, out July 22, 2016 via Metal Blade below. Frontman Dave Davidson commented on the first track: "'Communion'...

The Great Discord sign to Metal Blade

The Great Discord has been signed to Metal Blade. The band hails from Sweden. Not a lot of press exists because the band formed in 2013. And now they are signed to Metal Blade. Impressive. The...
Cattle Decapitation interview

Interview: Cattle Decapitation

After a brutal and mesmerizing performance at the Chain Reaction, I had a chance to talk to the death/grind band from San Diego, Cattle Decapitation. Amid the closing band’s set, and the subsequent...

Review: The Crown

The Crown "Crowned in Terror" (Metal Blade) Before I review this I want to say that almost every press kit and one sheet I receive for extreme European metal bands that I have to review mentions that...

Review: Falconer

Falconer "Chapters from a Vale Forlorn" (Metal Blade) Heart felt music, high alto vocals, power chords aplenty, noncomplacent semi-pagan lyrics, a series of guest musicians sporting flutes, violins,...

Review: Callenish Circle

Callenish Circle "Flesh Power Dominion" (Metal Blade) The production on Flesh_Power_Dominion is a slightly heavier version of the similar production used by the current slate of MTVX Nu-Metal bands which,...

Review: Immolation

Immolation "“Close to a World Below”" (Metal Blade) Angry pissed of brutal dark stuff.  There’s some serious issues with the whole concept of religion as that is the dominating, no...the only them...

Review: 40 Grit

40 Grit "“Heads”" (Metal Blade) Guitar crunch.  Mean and low with a growly vocal presence that likes to drop into a deep throaty scrape as well as pull a moaning sweep of melody.  Its heavy in a...

Review: Chinchilla

Chinchilla "“Madness”" (Metal Blade) Rejoice!  For those of you who never thought there’d be a proper cross over between Manowar and Pretty Maids, well you thought wrong, damn you!  This is pure...