Hitting up 2014's Mayhem Fest with an increasingly widespread single called "Coconut Dracula," Islander somehow 'made it.' I don't exactly have a positive affinity for the band at this point, but I can recognize that these guys miraculously and successfully managed to dust off the nü-metal cobwebs and gather a decent fanbase via one of the least appealing song titles.
Hey freaks, The Obituarist here, back with a monstrous year end list sure to excite any sadists out there seeking the best of the best from all walks of the extreme!
CBGB used to stand for the birth of punk. Now it stands for $9 deviled eggs in Newark Airport.
Hey freaks! The Obituarist here again, back with another list of sick new releases permeating the extreme metal underground this…
Germany’s Pyogenesis is probably most renowned, or reviled, for the drastic transformation they’ve made over the course of their existence and subsequent rejuvenation. Specifically, if you know Pyogenesis and are pissed off at them, it’s probably because of the musical moves they made throughout the 90's.
Unless you're jealous of his guitar playing abilities.
Dudes with guitars? Terrorists.
The band has thrown enough curve balls at us to make the anticipation a bit uneasy for some, but with Mayhem one thing is always certain: be it the more avant-garde experimenting of Grand Declaration of War or the stripped down laceration of Chimera, a new Mayhem record is an ugly, misshapen thing.
Those haircuts… they can't possibly be serious, can they? The two gentlemen in the above photo aren't posing for a CKNY ad campaign. They are Kerry McCoy and George Clarke of Deafheaven fame, a band both praised and reviled in equal measure, one at the forefront of a worldwide battle being waged within the black metal scene, a battle for authenticity.
THE WEEKLY INJECTION: New Releases From BLACK SABBATH, DEAFHEAVEN, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, and Much More Out Today - 6/11
Holy hell, you guys! The metal gods heard my complaining last week. I made the mistake of bitching about not…
Bloodstock Open Air: Relive FULL Performances From MACHINE HEAD, HATEBREED, TESTAMENT, BEHEMOTH, CROWBAR, NILE and more
Bloodstock Open Air happened this past weekend in the UK and it was a doozy. The organizers did an awesome…