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REVIEW : Arcturus / Fen
Norwegian avant-garde metal masters of the theatrical and absurd are back in London, the first time since their reunion in 2011.
Impaled Nazarene: Die In Holland [EP] [Reviews]
Released: Dec 12, 2013 Genre: Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Punk Hardcore Label: Osmose Number Of Tracks: 2 Impaled Nazarene deliver another chaotic batch of black metal on their new EP "Die in Holland," that will leave most listeners scratching their heads as to what they just heard.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
REVIEW : Defeated Sanity / Deranged / Putridity
German technical death metallers Defeated Sanity are a fairly reoccurring event in the UK and having only been here in August, they are back on.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
December 21: The Armory unleashes Krampus Fest 2013
On December 21, Albuquerque's The Armory unleashes Krampus Fest 2013, featuring End to End, Impaled Offering, Defleshment, The Conjuring, and Machinas Void.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
LA Master Chorale Wraps Holiday Season with HANDEL: MESSIAH Tonight
To cap the holiday season, the Los Angeles Master Chorale presents two performances of Handel's Messiah tonight, December 15, 2013, 7 pm, and Sunday, December 22, 2013, 7 pm.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
The Badger Herald Online
Paper Radio: the best albums of 2013
Well, ArtsEtc. readers, we've come to the end of another fantastic year in music, which of course means it is time for the much-loved year-end lists.
Matt Harvey on forming Exhumed: "We were the angriest fifteen-year-olds of all time"
Exhumed started in San Jose, California when Matt Harvey, the band's sole original member, was just fifteen years old.
Not So Silent Night 2013 highlights - Vampire Weekend, QTSA, Phoenix and more
Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend in his Babar-denim jacket did their own rock thing and were a highlight of NSSN 2013 Not So Silent Night 2013 continued to live up to its moniker last weekend with a rocking line-up so massive, it felt like a festival bill rather than an end-of-year radio show by an alt-rock station.
BV & RBSS present: Pig Destroyer, Dysrhythmia, Trenchgrinder & Mother Brain @ Saint Vitus
What are you doing on January 11, 2014 ? What's that? You can't plan things that far in advance? Welp, you have a plan now: Pig Destroyer, Dysrhythmia, Trenchgrinder and Mother Brain are playing a BrooklynVegan/Invisible Oranges-curated Red Bull Sound Select show at Saint Vitus .
Chthonic: Bu-Tik [Reviews]
Released: May 31, 2013 Genre: Melodic Death Metal, Eastern Folk Black Metal Label: Spinefarm Records Number Of Tracks: 10 Chthonic is becoming the voice of Taiwan to the metal world, but listeners should be aware: this is not a voice that speaks softly.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
New Jersey Herald
Dylan's electric guitar sells for nearly $1M
Like Elvis' no-hips-allowed appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," or the Beatles' arrival in America, or Woodstock, it is considered one of the milestone moments in rock history: Bob Dylan going electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
Exhumed Is Sure to Bring Chainsaws and Onstage Puke to Culture Room
The holiday season gets a little hectic for everyone. Maybe you've got people visiting, or you're traveling to see family and friends.
Metallers burn down Vega
German heavyweights Heaven Shall Burn were booked on a cold and rainy Sunday in Copenhagen.
Ridgewood Band's Music Video Praised as One of Year's Best
Native Ridgewood band Alex Bleeker and the Freaks' video for "Step Right Up" was named 10th best music video of the year by Paste magazine.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Twelve years silent: Luc Lemay resurrects his technical death metal with classical grace
It's no surprise to see Gorguts' new album, Colored Sands , showing up on year-end best-of lists.
Deceased playing Saint Vitus in February
With one notable exception , the metal world was dominated by older acts in 2013.
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 .
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.
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.