CANTO: Goatwhore, Nails, In Flames, and more

nails you will never be one of us album cover

“The festival was over and the boys were all planning for a fall. The cabaret was quiet except for the drilling in the wall. The curfew had been lifted and the gambling wheel shut down. Anyone with any sense had already left town. He was standing in the doorway lookin’ like the Jack of Hearts.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

Best of 2015: Lift The Medium


With only a few short days left in 2015, we have reached the beginning of the end of our Best of 2015 series. But fret not, there are still plenty of awesome lists to come and plenty of awesome bands to feature. With that said, allow me to introduce 2015’s best albums as chosen by Lift The Medium. Lift The Medium is a hard rock group out of Cincinnati whose sound is influenced by, well, a variety of different artists. Instead of any individual artist from the group sharing their list, Lift The Medium came together to compile this list. And let me tell you, it is diverse to say the least. Check it out below.

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CANTO: Sumerian Records 10 Year Tour, Iron Maiden Christmas Cards, and More!


There were a lot of band realignments today. Or, well, people that just left their bands and have yet to be replaced. It’s been fun.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

CANTO: Barney Greenway takes a couple shows off, Puscifer’s latest video, and more

Napalm Death Performs in Concert in Barcelona

I really don’t feel like doing these today. Yet, here I am.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey


CANTO: Studio announcements from Katatonia and Fleshgod Apocalypse


Most people had today I off. I am not most people. What that means is that I had work today and I’m not happy about.

  • Katatonia is back in the studio (with a new drummer)! Dead End Kings came out way back in 2012, so the concept of new material is definitely welcomed. Sorry, the live and acoustic albums don’t count.
  • Another band preparing to drop some new material is Fleshgod Apocalypse. The Italian symphonic death metal group announced their latest installment, King, will be out early next year.
  • Album sales. Not a ton to focus in on. Puscifer is on there for those that give a shit. Def Leppard, too.
  • After all that drama, Victory Records is back on Spotify. Which matters to all the Spotify users out there. I am not one of them.
  • Most of us have probably already forgotten, but Lamb of God released a pretty solid album earlier this year in VII: Sturm Und Drang. Here’s a new lyric video for “Erase This” off of that very album.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey