7 hrs ago
Lusus Naturae Injects Nightmare Fuel Into Fantasy RPGs
You know, sometimes I think that the monsters in tabletop fantasy games just aren't scary anymore.
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12 hrs ago
5th Special Forces Group "The Legion" holds Assumption of ...
The Soldiers of the 5th Special Forces Group , also known as "The Legion," welcomed a new Command Sergeant Major during an Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony at Fort Campbell, KY, March 7th.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Hot Concerts in the Charlotte area
It's been a year and a half since 2012's "Infinity Overhead" album and the influential Seattle indie-rock favorite is just now gearing up for its next go of songwriting while keeping its live skills sharp with a rare weekend in the Carolinas.
Mick wears Elmo-style red tasselled jacket for Shanghai performance with The Rolling Stones
He's known for his outlandish rock 'n' roll style - and Mick Jagger's latest gig with The Rolling Stones in Shanghai on Wednesday showed just that.
A review of the Live at Wacken 2012 DVD and CD set
To those metal-heads that are lucky enough to live in Europe, where real heavy metal lives and thrives, Wacken is the king of all music festivals.
NILE Set to Perform at Stage 48 NYC 4/20
Nile formed in their hometown of Greenville in 1993. With their self-proclaimed trademark of "Ithyphallic metal", Karl Sanders , Chief Spires , and Pete Hammoura debuted with their Festivals Of Atonement EP in 1995, leading Nile to a southwestern tour in support of other big metal acts such as Obituary, Deicide, and Broken Hope.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
The almighty Carcass returns
To put it mildly, bass player Jeff Walker and guitarist Bill Steer of the legendary Liverpool, U.K., band Carcass have been influential figures in the world of extreme metal over the past quarter-century.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Avatar interview: Vocalist talks about new album, 'Hail the Apocalypse'
Sweden's Avatar was formed in 2001 by frontman Johannes EckerstrA m and drummer John Alfredsson.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Queens Of The Stone Age Say Dave Grohl, Elton John Saved Last Record
Queens of the Stone Age rocker Dave Fertita says that working with Dave Grohl and Elton John may have been the saving grace for their most recent release "Like Clockwork."
Paramore And Queens Of The Stone Age To Headline Reading & Leeds Festivals [News]
Queens of the Stone Age and Paramore will headline Reading and Leeds Festivals this August, NME reports.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Serial Killer Culture, Revisited
I just returned from Whitechapel, in London, where Jack the Ripper launched the "autumn of terror" in 1888.
Destruction heads to the Dirty Dog in Austin - Saturday, March 29
German thrash originators Destruction are heading back to Texas in support of their latest release, Spiritual Genocide .
5 essential classics on Amazon MP3's March is Metal sale
March is a good month if you're a fan of heavy metal music as Amazon.com has once again started its "March is Metal" promotional sale .
A Piano Concerto Doubleheader, and Beethoven to the Max
In an all-Beethoven concert Friday night at Overture Hall that should go down as one of the great memories of an already compelling year in Madison, Yefim Bronfman made something visible that it can only be hoped all could see and appreciate.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Heavy Lowdown: NY Death Fest II adds to line-up, weekend shows and more
This week ran a little slow as the music industry geared up for the clusterfuck that is SXSW , but it saw some notable developments anyhow.
Carnifex: Die Without Hope [Reviews]
Released: Mar 7, 2014 Genre: Deathcore, Death Metal Label: Nuclear Blast Number Of Tracks: 10 After a year-long hiatus, Carnifex comes back to deliver balls-to-the-wall power in their music, and it's just as awesome as it is inaccessible.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Las Vegas Review Journal
Five bands that kept on rockin' with replacement singers
Today, Queen with Adam Lambert announced a new tour that includes a pair of Vegas dates on July 5 and 6 at The Joint at the Hard Rock.
Brawn, bosom and blood
It's not deep, but Rise Of An Empire, the quasi-sequel to 300, isn't short on hyper-stylised violence and eye candy In the absence of Gerard Butler, we thankfully have Eva Green.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
"I Never Personally Said That I Created the Death Grunt"
"The annals of Black Metal are fraught with violence," intone Michael Moynihan and Didrik Sderlind at the beginning of their 1998 history Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground , "exploding in both self-administered suicidal shotgun blasts and cold-blooded, knife-blade murders.
Sargeist - "The Shunned Angel"
Compared to neighboring Norway and Sweden, the Finish black metal scene is relatively small, yet vital, and its roots run deep: Seminal bands like Beherit, Archgoat, and Impaled Nazarene date back to 1989-'90 and are responsible for some of the genre's defining work.