Insomnium studio update! The melodic death metallers out of Finland are hard at work on their next album, which they expect to drop this coming fall. It has been a few years since Winter’s Gate was released, so I’m curious to see what direction they go in from there.
A couple studio announcements to kick things off on this miserable Thursday: Clutch(yay) and Protest the Hero(less-yay).
Not sure if you’ve read the Nielsen Music Year-End Report, but one of the themes is rock’s overall decline. Silver lining? Metallica and Linkin Park had strong showings.
I have seen Zakk Wylde perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” a couple of time over the years, specifically at Ozzfest. Changing gears a bit from that, here he is performing it at a Chicago Bulls game. Because why the hell not?
Mammoth Grinder have dropped a new video for “Servant of the Most High” from their upcoming Cosmic Crypt. They have some tour dates on the horizon, so be sure to catch the one in your area.
For some it’s a holiday, which means no work, but for others it’s just another Monday. I fall in to the latter but who cares, right? As Corey mentioned last week Halloween is approaching and it’s a joyous time of year — horror movies, haunted houses, costumes (good and bad), candy and seasonal beer (again, some good some bad). One thing is for sure though, no matter what you have going on we have the playlist for it and with this being the 12th volume, and back to a robust size, there’s literally something for everyone. Drop by and say hello on our YouTube channel but in the meantime hit the play button immediately below and kick the week off right. Continue reading →
Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from yesterday:
Leading off, Aura Noir will be headlining Stardust NYC’s two-night “Nightmares Over Brooklyn” series in October, with the band’s original trio lineup performing live in North America for the first time ever. And, once again, I’ll be away at school. Goddammit.