CANTO: Rammstein, AC/DC, Allegaeon, and More

rammstein band 2017

Yeah, I’m not doing this tomorrow.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Rammstein, Five Finger Death Punch, Necrot, and More

rammstein band 2017

I’m listening to Myopic right now. Just in case you were curious.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Rammstein, Terrorizer, Hatebreed, and More

rammstein band 2017

 

The day before the day before Thanksgiving.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Column: The Path To Paradise Begins In Hell – Industrial Metal

The Path to Paradise Begins In Hell

In last month’s column, I discussed my love for melodeath and how it got introduced to me by a dear friend of mine who continues to be a major part of my life to this day. Of course, with melodeath going into an interesting direction (trance elements?), we have to talk about one of the more fun yet confusing genres in the metal world.

Also, talking about this genre has made me realize just how damn angry I was back when I first discovered metal. No kid should have the sheer amount of pent-up rage that I did when I was 13/14. Of course, now at 24, my anger has simmered, but it’s still there, hiding underneath the niceties and the spite that seems to power the entire core of my being.

It’s time we talk about Industrial Metal. Continue reading

CANTO: Maryland Deathfest 2019, Behemoth, Steve Albini and more!

MDF-2019

It’s gross outside. Let’s talk metal for a bit and forget about the moistness of this Monday afternoon. Here’s some news you might have missed from today:

  • Leading off, Maryland Deathfest announced the first wave of bands playing its 17th edition next Memorial Day. The highlights from this crop? Immolation, Pestilence, Mortician, Vomitory, Tomb Mold, Full of Hell and a bunch more. Peep the full list here — and maybe think about starting your anti-cancellation prayers ahead of time. Like, today.
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