Wake Up and Smell the Satan – May 11, 2018


A 1989 Chicago police document, which captured the essence of 1980s’ hysteria over Satanism, went viral this week. The document itself is quite a read,

The Satanism hysteria, called the “Satanic panic” in the popular press, found Lucifer seemingly everywhere. Here is the New York Times looking back at fears the roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons conjured the Dark Lord. And, of course, bands like Motley Crue, Kiss and others were considered by some to be the ambassadors of Hell. Continue reading

CANTO: Behemoth, Watain, Slipknot, and More


11/1/2017. November. Lame.

I encourage watching that in public space around a lot of people.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

CANTO: Rest in Peace, Justin Lowe

justin lowe after the burial

It’s not even 5:30 and I’ve already got these done and am ready to leave the office. I wish that were a more regular occurrence. Anyway, here goes:

I know we shit on Mayhem Fest quite a bit—and 99% of the time it’s completely deserved. This, though, is cool no matter how you spin it. Anyway, I’m off. Later, kids.

Keep it heavy,

Quickies: KISS loves $$$, Alice Cooper loves…cheeseburgers?

It’s a bit late in the day, so I’ll just say: hey, it’s Quickies time! Here’s all the shit we missed today:

That’ll do it for today! Check back tomorrow for more!


Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.

Episode 1: April 14, 2014

It’s time for the debut episode of Horns Up – a new weekly heavy metal chat from the creators of The Bracket!

This week, Dan and Corey riff on headlines from around the metal world, review recent concerts from Children of Bodom and The Ocean, revisit a couple of classic albums from Hypocrisy and Iron Maiden, and much more! Check it out!

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.