Former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo says he grew out of the band’s violent imagery that helped draw attention to them early in their career.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
A look back at an uprising that captured the spirit of the heavy metal community a decade ago.
Setting aside the fact that they were one of the first non-Israeli bands signed from the Middle East, with their foundations in geographic and religious history, Melechesh have triumphed musically to attain their own particular style and sound without sounding niche or trite.
No word on a replacement.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
According to Nergal, "...there's no new record in sight, to be honest."
Just in case you needed to have some incredible, bat-shit insane technicality in your day.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
A cult name in the black metal world, and not just because of frontman Roman Sayenko’s renowned publicity-shyness, Drudkh’s deep connection to their native Ukrainian history and folklore has been the source of some of the most scintillating, far-sighted and revered albums the scene has produced.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Monday, March 2, 2015
These bands embody all the best things about metal: catchy riffs and great songwriting, effective use of melody to create a narrative structure, vocals soaked in reverb, and all the brutality one needs without resorting to cheesiness or self-parody.