May 2, 2012 — Legendary bands CONVERGE and NAPALM DEATH have come together for a split release on Deathwish Inc. Recorded as part of their new album sessions, CONVERGE offer up the blazing new song “No Light Escapes.
June 24, 2011 — It has been announced that EYEHATEGOD will be co-headline the upcoming Power of the Riff festival in Los Angeles. In addition, BLACK COBRA, SKIN LIKE IRON, BAPTISTS, SEVEN SISTERS OF SLEEP, EARLY GRAVES, and SLAVE have all been added to the bill that already includes PENTAGRAM, WINTER, PELICAN, TRAP THEM, MASAKARI, ALPINST, ACEPHALIX, and ALL PIGS MUST DIE.
June 2, 2011 — PENTAGRAM, WINTER, PELICAN, TRAP THEM, MASAKARI, ALPINIST, ACEPHALIX, and ALL PIGS MUST DIE are the first confirmed bands for this year’s Power of the Riff fest in Los Angeles.
April 13, 2011 — It’s easy to play loud and fast with a few strokes and pounds of instruments but it’s not so easy to be intense, heart pounding, and extreme.
March 8, 2011 — TRAP THEM’s new album Darker Handcraft, which was recorded with Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE, DISFEAR, BLACK BREATH) at Godcity Studio, drops on March 15th in CD and digital formats (preorder).
January 6, 2011 — TRAP THEM have posted a new song, “The Facts,” (courtesy of BrooklynVegan) from their upcoming full-length Darker Handcraft. The album drops March 1st on vinyl and March 15 on CD and digital formats in North America via Prosthetic Records.
August 7, 2010 — The set times for this Sunday’s The Power of the Riff Festival at The Echo and Echoplex in Los Angeles have been announced… Echo Stage: SPIDER FEVER: 1:00pm-1:30pm RATS EYES: 1:45pm-2:15pm SEMEN SUNDAE: 2:30pm-3:00pm THE FUCKING WRATH: 3:15pm-3:45pm LECHEROUS GAZE: 4:00pm-4:45pm NAILS: 5:00pm-5:45pm EAGLE TWIN: 6:00pm-6:45pm NIGHT HORSE: 7:00pm-7:45pm
July 9, 2010 — On Sunday, August 8th, a host of loud, riff-heavy bands will descend upon Los Angeles for The Power of the Riff Festival. Curated by Greg Anderson (Southern Lord) and Sam James Velde (NIGHT HORSE), The Power of the Riff Festival was assembled with the intent to blur the lines between Metal, Hardcore, Punk and Rock music.
June 5, 2009 — Richmond, Virginia’s MUNICIPAL WASTE have unveiled the cover art for their much anticipated new album, Massive Aggressive, which is scheduled to drop August 24th through Earache Records.