Imagine a time before Facebook, before the serotonin releasing hunt for superficial likes on Instagram, before everyone had an opinion on Twitter. Hard for some of you but likely for those who remember a simpler time. It’s undeniable that social media has had a potentially irreversible impact on human existence but from a musical perspective, are we overdoing it? Featuring an exclusive interview clip with Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth, we wonder are we in social media Overkill?
And they’re not all “For Whom The Bell Tolls”.
At the forefront of the avant garde Gorguts stand alone. Returning with a new line up for the absolute tour de force, that was Colored Sands. Earning the accolade of Album of The Year when it was released, the record was not only a study in dissonance but the ideas presented were of a surpremely intellectual nature. Rewind to last year and Gorguts revealed their strike to the scene with their EP, Pleiades’ Dust and now for the first time you can witness it live.
It’s no doubt that men now regretting wearing eye liner all over the globe have already heard, Eighteen Visions will return so here’s a crash course on their history and just why this is a big deal!
The Ocean have announced that they will be releasing their new album Transcendence later this year. So whilst we wait, why not plunder the depths of the genius that is Pelagial.
Announcing their brand new self titled album for a March 17th release via Relapse, we had one listen to the brand new track and it got us feeling nostalgic. Obituary, no doubt have countless classics but here are five rippers (along with a new one) that we love.
Metalcore as many know is a genre in decline. The heydays of Taste of Chaos long behind, almost everyone was left in the dust by Killswitch Engage a sole phoenix to rise from the Metalcore ashes. Many others fell by the wayside and some adapted. Certain bands fared well adapting to their new environment others not so much and then there was All That Remains.
Somewhat of a household name now, Mastodon have reached one of the highest echelons in the name of Progressive Music. Despite their signing to the major label and for many the archfiend of the industry Warner Bros. previously, this only saw the far reaching arm of Mastodon extended. Conceptual in their ideas Mastodon do like a story.
After nineteen years, Olivier Gabriel will be saying goodbye and fans will be meeting Fack.
Now this will be a brutal show!
The seminal Prog album that very much launched the band into their own mad stratosphere turns ten this year and are the band hinting at a commemorative tour?
Something that wouldn’t have been a big deal now is something that makes the headlines!
The UK’s biggest Metal festival has announced the addition of a further 48 band’s this morning and you’ll want to check out who.
The instrumental troupe are currently recording their forthcoming record a follow to their 2015 effort, Grow.
Irish luck eh?
You can get another look at that incredible Dan Seagrave inspired artwork and find out even more about the new record. Win- win!