February 7, 2020 — The debate over which DEATH album is the best will have various results, depending on who you ask. Some swear by the sheer brutality and simplicity of Scream Bloody Gore, or the ultra-catchy riffs from Leprosy.
August 6, 2018 — How often does the band that is paying tribute to their idols go as far as to surpass them? Well, GRUESOME’s Twisted Prayers is one of those rare instances where the students becomes better than the master.
February 17, 2017 — Another strong year is in the books for heavy music, so strong that making a year end list seemed unfair to every release that we did not include in our lists.
May 16, 2014 — Three years subsequent to the formation of elite metal project, NADER SADEK, and the release of the collective’s debut album, In The Flesh, the final video from the album has been released.
May 8, 2014 — Technical death metal legends Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert have spoken publicly for the first about their sexuality via interview with the LA Times. Like JUDAS PRIEST’s Rob Halford and GODSEED’s Gaahl, the founding CYNIC members have publicly revealed that they are gay.
April 8, 2014 — Visual/performance artist NADER SADEK, who conceptualized the 2011 blackened death masterpiece In the Flesh and its live follow-up Living Flesh, will return to the stage in late May with a string of Canadian and European dates.
February 21, 2013 — Pat Egan, longtime Director of Retail Sales at Relapse Records, tragically passed away on Monday, February 18th after a battle with pneumonia and related complications.
June 25, 2012 — EXHUMED frontman Matt Harvey has been added as a special guest lead vocalist to the all-star studded Death to All Tour 2012. Matt Harvey will be joining drummers Gene Hoglan (Individual Thought Patterns/Symbolic) and Sean Reinert (Human), bassists Steve DiGiorgio (Human/Individual Thought Patterns) and Scott Clendenin (The Sound of Perseverance), guitarists Paul Masvidal (Human), Shannon Hamm (The Sound of Perseverance) and Bobby Koelble (Symbolic), and vocalist/label-mate Charles Elliott of ABYSMAL DAWN/BEREFT.
June 20, 2012 — It doesn’t happen too often, especially when lawyers get involved, but sometimes bands end up using the same name. Bands with the name “MAYHEM,” “SHINING” and “DISGORGE” have managed to coexist in harmony while also offering very cool music to the world.
March 16, 2012 — This summer, former members of DEATH, will assemble a series of DEATH tribute shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and Orlando to not only pay tribute to Chuck Shuldiner but to benefit Sweet Relief Musicians Fund.
December 13, 2011 — Back in 1998 on a cold December night, the legendary DEATH were set to perform at The Whisky. What would eventually become the Apeshit goons were all in attendance for this mandatory show.
December 13, 2011 — Ten years ago today, the metal world lost death metal pioneer, Chuck Shuldiner. I remember hearing the news early in the morning as I started my shift at work.
November 3, 2011 — Like hardcore OPETH fans, CYNIC fanatics will vouch for anything the band releases. Carbon-Based Anatomy is nice material to quench the thirst of said fans, but this release is not quite up to par with their full length releases.
July 27, 2010 — When Richard Christy finds time away from The Howard Stern Show, Jason Suecof takes a break from his producing jobs, and Tim “Ripper” Owens and Steve DiGiorgio are pried away from playing in their multitude of bands, they pull off a brilliant project like CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED.
May 17, 2010 — Richard Christy’s CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED is hitting the road. Tickets are now available on http://www.richardchristy.com and http://www.timripperowens.com. Richard Christy talked about the tour: “I am Soooooooooooooo pumped to get out on the road and blast some heavy metal with CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED this summer!
November 29, 2008 — Bands reforming and reuniting seem to be the trend in underground metal lately (CARCASS, EMPEROR, IMMORTAL, AT THE GATES, etc.) - however most of the bands just cash in for a tour, or play a few exclusive festivals, and that’s the end of it.
October 17, 2006 — According to Cincinnati.com, former MORBID ANGEL/HATE ETERNAL bassist/vocalist Jared Anderson passed away on Saturday, October 14.Â The cause of death has not yet been released.
August 28, 2006 — Century Media Records has reported that TERRORIZER and ex-NAPALM DEATH guitarist, Jesse Pintado, died over the weekend in a hospital in Holland.Â Jesse was an integral part of NAPALM DEATH up until 2004 when he parted ways with the band.
August 24, 2006 — DISSECTION frontman Jon NÃ¶dtveidt, 31, was found dead from an apparent ritual suicide on Wednesday, August 16th at his apartment in HÃ¤sselby, Sweden. Reports stated that he was surrounded by a ring of lit candles, and had shot himself in the head.