Best of 2017: Grethor

Grethor

We kicked off the “best of 2017” season earlier this week with a massive playlist of staff favorites and now begins the cavalcade of lists. We will of course feature staff lists but also guest lists from bands, PR folks and others so stay tuned for all of what’s to come. Today, we begin with Grethor, an extreme black / death metal band from Virginia who have a sizable list of EP’s under their belt but also will be releasing their debut full length, Damnatio Memoriae, on January 26, 2018 via Edgewood Arsenal. The band has come together to share their ten favorite albums so head inside to see what they chose. Continue reading

CANTO: Ghost, The Black Dahlia Murder, Body Count, and More!

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10/4/2017. It’s super nice outside.

They will be performing at the Loudwire Music Awards on October 24th.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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Donuts & CANTO: Aura Noir, Ihsahn, The Black Dahlia Murder and more!

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Aura Noir

June 13, 2017

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.

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CANTO: Tribulation, Rammstein, Crowbar, and more

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“This ritual must never end. The blood runs warm from the sacrificial shrine. Inflicting open wounds as dirty claws grab her trembling fucking neck.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

CANTO: Chicago Open Air gets aggressive, a tasty new Slipknot tour, and more

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“You know the doors that spell disaster, I unlock. You feel my presence, now your stomach is a knot. Open minds can be leveled up by me. The devil’s blood holds one eighth of an ounce. And the saying goes for each seal you close, another path is lit. Relax it’s just a hit.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey