46 min ago
Bonded By Blood: Reunion Season
It's usually around this time of the year that critics, fans, and other random bloggers start compiling and posting their end-of-the-year Top 10 lists .
5 hrs ago
Cryogen's Continuum dazzles with studio production, but the band makes an even bigger statement by offering up intricate, melodic death-metal guitars that would rock on an unpolished demo tape.
9 hrs ago
Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme to guest star on next season of Portlandia
The series will also feature cameos from Guns n' Roses bassist Duff McKagan and TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme is set to make a guest appearance on American sketch comedy Portlandia when it returns for a fourth season next year.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Review: Blodsvept Tour in Dallas with Finntroll, Blackguard, and Metsatoll
I'm not sure if I can accurately describe the crowd that came to see Finntroll , Blackguard , and Metsatoll at Trees in Dallas on Monday, Dec. 2. Long-haired metalheads dressed in black shirts and blue jeans mingled with guys in kilts.
Alabama Symphony: Handel's 'Messiah' as dramatic as opera, says Baroque expert Stephen...
An ideal performance of George Frideric Handel's "Messiah," according to conductor Stephen Stubbs , would be to dramatize it as much as possible.
The 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2013
In our May Premature Evaluation of Deafheaven's Sunbather , I compared the album to Agalloch's 2010 LP, Marrow Of The Spirit .
The Village Voice
Eight (More) 2013 Metal Albums That Deserve Your Attention
Last week, we unveiled our 10 Best Metal Albums of 2013. But, it's been such a great year for metal that we've decided to acknowledge some additional heavy albums worth the neck soreness they'll cause you post-headbanging.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Lloyds sells shares in booming St James's Place
Lloyds is selling its final stake in the investment company St James's Place for a gain of A 95m.
The Times of Israel
MTV World takes on Israeli-Palestinian conflict
' Rebel Music," a new series from MTV World, showcases young people in six countries around the globe putting themselves on the front lines to make social changes through art and music.
Guitar Bob Dylan used to 'go electric' sets auction record
The electric guitar Bob Dylan played at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, when the acoustic troubadour shocked traditionalists with a set of rock and roll, sold for $965,000 on Friday, a world auction record for a guitar, Christie's said.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Pestilence - Obsideo
Having helped along the European death metal scene in the 1980's, the Dutch outfit known as Pestilence went on an extended hiatus that didn't end for about a decade, leaving a big gap in their discography and their notoriety.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Dylan's 'lost' guitar that rock was invented on sells for a 965k
The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival has been sold this weekend at auction in New York for a record a 704,000 .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Carcass, Gorguts, Noisem & Black Dahlia Murder announced for 2014...
Carcass , The Black Dahlia Murder , Gorguts and Noisem are teaming up for the Third Annual Decibel Magazine Tour , which is already making a case for one of 2014's best lineups and showcases both the worthy veterans and up-and-coming.
Dylan's electric guitar sells for nearly $1M
The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for nearly $1 million - the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The best metal albums of 2013
Who knew 2013 would be another banner year for great metal releases? Death metal continues to lead the way for the new underground renaissance, but nobody is complaining.
Killers and kingpins - they're No. 1 with a bullet in...
The heavy metal band Brujeria performed while claiming to be Mexican drug lords.
Ephel Duath: Hemmed By Light, Shaped By Darkness [Reviews]
Released: Nov 19, 2013 Genre: Avant-Garde Metal, Progressive Metal, Jazz Fusion Label: Agonia Records Number Of Tracks: 9 This album is a disunited effort that fails to capitalize on the oftentimes ingenious guitar work that drives it.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Opinion: Why do French think Bob Dylan's racist?
Bob Dylan smokes a cigarette circa 1966. Dylan's music spoke to a generation of people during the 1960s, a tumultuous decade that forever changed America.
Behemoth debut new song & NSFW video, playing 2014 Hellfest
Behemoth frontman Nergal is kind of a badass -- he's an extremely gifted musician and a live-performance powerhouse who's played an important role in putting the potent Polish metal scene on the international map over the past 20 years.
The linguistics of Death Metal, and how to translate common English...
Doug Moore's "Death Metal English" post at Invisible Oranges is the funniest thing I've read on the internet in a long time.