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New Releases, Vote for Album of the Week

New Releases, Vote for Album of the Week

This week sees new shit from High on Fire, Iwrestledabearonce, Slash, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times as […]

Review: KEN Mode – Success

Review: KEN Mode – Success

On their sixth album, Canada-based KEN Mode have scrapped much of their hardcore leanings in favor of the abrasive noise-rock of Jesus Lizard and Big Black (whose frontman, Steve Albini, produced ‘Success’). From the first note, the album throbs to the beat of its own diseased heart, barreling forward with percussive riffs, lunging beats and […]

Housecore Horror Film Festival 2014 Initial Lineup Announced

Housecore Horror Film Festival 2014 Initial Lineup Announced

The first round of bands has been announced for the 2014 Housecore Horror Film Festival taking place in Austin, Texas on October 23 though 26. The event, which was created by Pantera and Down frontman Phil Anselmo and true crime author Corey Mitchell, will be hosted by Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe–and includes Satyricon, Eyehategod, Macabre, […]

New Music out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

New Music out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

This week sees new shit from Anthrax, Cannibal Corpse, Clutch, Davey Suicide, Intronaut, Six Feet Under, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to […]

The Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock: Thérèse Lanz—the Outtakes!

The Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock: Thérèse Lanz—the Outtakes!

Didn’t get enough of the May/June issue’s Hottest Chick in Hard Rock, Thérèse Lanz of KEN Mode? Neither did we. Which is why we’ve posted these bonus pics of her. Photos by Justin Borucki

Review: KEN mode – Venerable

Review: KEN mode – Venerable

Canadian trio KEN mode (their name stands for “Kill Everyone Now mode,” a quote from Henry Rollins’ book, Get in the Van) blend a variety of musical elements on this, their sixth album. Jesse Matthewson’s vocals run the gamut from intense screaming to eerie whispering, and his guitar playing is similarly varied. At its best, […]