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Interview: Shane Mclachlan of Phobia

Interview: Shane Mclachlan of Phobia

For over 20 years, Phobia have been deploying crushing, anarchistic grindcore and lacerating eardrums across the globe. Since forming in 1990 in Orange County, CA, Phobia have released a multitude of singles and splits with such bands as the legendary Corrupted and Plutocracy, as well as several full-lengths on such labels as Slam-a-Ham, Crimes Against […]

Tombs Tour Diary Part 4: The Long Road Home

Tombs Tour Diary Part 4: The Long Road Home

Brooklyn-based experimental metal band Tombs just wrapped up a month-long North American tour in support of their latest record, Path of Totality (Relapse). Guitarist/vocalist Mike Hill kept a journal chronicling all of the action, and we’ll be rolling it out in a few installments. In his fourth and final entry [futureusgalleryread 1, 2 & 3], […]

Tombs Tour Diary Part 3: Propaganda, ‘Tokyo Tapes’ & Texas Heat

Tombs Tour Diary Part 3: Propaganda, ‘Tokyo Tapes’ & Texas Heat

Brooklyn-based experimental metal band Tombs just wrapped up a month-long North American tour in support of their latest record, Path of Totality (Relapse). Guitarist/vocalist Mike Hill kept a journal chronicling all of the action, and we’ll be rolling it out in a few installments. In his third  entry [futureusgalleryread 1 & 2], Hill talks about […]

Tombs Tour Diary Part 2: Boredom, Drugs, Death & Hamburgers

Tombs Tour Diary Part 2: Boredom, Drugs, Death & Hamburgers

Brooklyn-based experimental metal band Tombs just wrapped up a month-long North American tour in support of their latest record, Path of Totality (Relapse). Guitarist/vocalist Mike Hill kept a journal chronicling all of the action, and we’ll be rolling it out in a few installments. In his second entry, Hill talks about the futility of drug […]

Tombs Tour Diary Part 1: Canada, Colds & “C**ty” Fans

Tombs Tour Diary Part 1: Canada, Colds & “C**ty” Fans

Brooklyn-based experimental metal band Tombs just wrapped up a month-long North American tour in support of their latest record, Path of Totality (Relapse). Guitarist/vocalist Mike Hill kept a journal chronicling all of the action, and we’ll be rolling it out in a few installments. In his first entry, Hill talks about the subjectivity of memories, […]

Skeletonwitch Begin Tracking New Album

Skeletonwitch Begin Tracking New Album

Blackened thrashers Skeletonwitch have entered a Los Angeles studio today with producer Matt Hyde (Slayer, Machine Head, Kreator) to begin recording the follow up to 2009′s Breathing The Fire. The as-yet-untitled album, expected to be released this fall, features the track “The Infernal Resurrection,” the demo version of which appears as the B-side on the […]

Ihsahn Announces First-Ever U.S. Solo Show

Ihsahn Announces First-Ever U.S. Solo Show

Former Emperor vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn has just announced that he’ll be making his first-ever U.S. solo appearance at this year’s ProgPower USA, scheduled September 14-17 at Center Stage in Atlanta. Here’s what Ihsahn had to say about his appearance: “I am very excited to get the opportunity to play at ProgPower. My backing band, Leprous, played […]

Gallhammer Launch Mini-Site with Free MP3 Download

Gallhammer Launch Mini-Site with Free MP3 Download

Japanese doom bringers Gallhammer have launched a mini-site in anticipation of their forthcoming album, The End. The mini-site contains an album teaser, desktop background, free song download, and more. Click here to access the mini site. The End, Gallhammer’s third studio album, will hit stores in May 31st on Peaceville Records. The forthcoming record can […]

Tim Lehi: Black Metal Tattoo Gallery [NSFW]

Tim Lehi: Black Metal Tattoo Gallery [NSFW]

As we all know, metal and tattoos often go hand in hand. It’s much rarer though to find an artist that embodies both pure metal pedigree and wicked tattoo skills. Such is the case with Tim Lehi. As one of the practitioners in the new wave of U.S. black metal, Lehi creates vicious records as […]

Tombs Complete Work On Album

Tombs Complete Work On Album

Brooklyn heavies Tombs have completed work on their new album, Path Of Totality. Path Of Totality, the follow-up to 2009′s Winter Hours release, was recorded at Elmwood Recording studios in Dallas, TX with engineer John Congleton (Baroness, Explosions In the Sky) and has been set for a June 7th North American release date. Path Of […]