LIK Carry The Swedish Metal Torch Proudly On Sophomore Carnage

Swedish death metal is alive and well and the month of May certainly proves that with new releases from the legendary At The Gates (Watch for our review of that soon) along with our focus today which is LIK’s sophomore offering, Carnage, out on May 4th through Metal Blade Records. [Read more…]

Behemoth Release Relentless Messe Noire: Live Satanist Just In Time For Upcoming Shows With Slayer

I know shit about Behemoth, okay? I know of them. I have friends who dig them and know I’ll be witnessing them live for the first time when I see Slayer for the last time this summer. And honestly, I feel like going in blind is a great way to experience an unknown-ish band (To me, we’ve established) for the most part. But then Messe Noire: Live Satanist came across my desk and I decided to throw caution to the wind and just dig in. [Read more…]

Gozu Show The Kids How To Properly Worship (And Craft) The Almighty Riff On Equilibrium

Gozu albums have always been these epic events of expertly executed exercises in the worship of the almighty riff but on Equilibrium, these Boston rawkers set the bar pretty GD high for any hard/heavy band out there who dare to try and match this in 2018. If this one doesn’t propel them to the rawk stratosphere then humanity might truly be lost. [Read more…]

Motor Sister (AKA Mother Superior Take Two) Deliver Ride

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What do you get when you put the guitarist from Anthrax, the bassist from Armored Saint, and the drummer of The Cult in a room with singer Pearl Aday and the former singer of Mother Superior? Simple: So. Much. Rockin’ out! Like a bluesy/more soulful version of Scott Ian’s The Damned Things, Motor Sister is a new band giving a new spin to some overlooked classics. [Read more…]

Motor Sister Set To Release Debut Album in March, New Single/Pre-Orders Available Now!

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It’s probably fitting that I’m just finishing Scott Ian’s autobiography (I’m The Man, out now and available here) when the news about the Anthrax guitarist’s latest project came across my desk. Like Mr. Ian, I learned about Jim Wilson and Mother Superior when they backed Henry Rollins on the Rollins Band album Get Some Go Again. Ian went a step further with Wilson by forming Motor Sister which also features Pearl Aday, John Tempesta, and Joey Vera in its ranks. [Read more…]