Jamie Lee

Crush The Altar: “Abhorrent Oblation” EP Review

From the Philadelphia and New Jersey area, Crush the Altar enter the field of blackened thrash with Abhorrent Oblation. Formed in 2018. the musicians are Justin Kull (vocals/guitar), John Helmuth (guitar) and drummer Joseph Vergara. Along with death metal elements, Crush the Altar also cite Vader, Morbid Angel and Sepultura as influences to their style. With a combination of crunchy,

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The Damned Things - High Crimes - Cover

The Damned Things: “High Crimes” Album Review

Something I find surprising, but has also become a normal occurrence, is bands forming super groups. One such group is The Damned Things, which is made up of Keith Buckley (Every Time I Die), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Andy Hurley (Fall Out Boy), Joe Trohman (Fall Out Boy), and newest member Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio). It’s been eight years since their

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Hot And Heavy - May 3

Hot And Heavy: Week Of May 3

Get some new metal this week! Don’t know what to buy? take a look at Hot and Heavy now! Albums Amon Amarth: Berserker (Metal Blade Records) Appalling: Inverted Realm (Redefining Darkness Records) Asomvel: World Shaker (Heavy Psych Sounds) Body Harvest: Parasitic Slavery (Comatose Music) Deiphago: I, The Devil (Hells Headbangers) Disparager: Existential Dread (Independent) Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes: End of Suffering (International Death Cult) Kampfar: Ofidiands

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Sodom - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

Watch A Video Recap Of Day Three Of 70,000 Tons Of Metal

It isn’t surprising that a day-and-a-half of metal shows on 70,000 Tons of Metal can be exhausting. Waking up in a tropical location like Labadee, Haiti, is a welcome reprieve, whether you want to lounge on the beach or take an excursion. This year, we opted for the beach where white sand led to crystal clear water while zip lines

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Vader - Thy Messenger - Promo

Vader Release Lyric Video For “Grand Deceiver” From New EP

Poland’s Vader will turn on May 31 with a new EP entitled Thy Messenger on Nuclear Blast Records. In anticipation of the release, the thrash gods have released the first single, “Grand Deceiver.” The band states: We are so excited to give you a new Vader song from our fresh record! “Grand Deceiver” is the opening track on Thy Messenger EP and

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Ne Obliciscaris - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

Ne Obliviscaris Release Pro-Shot Video Footage From Montreal

Ne Obliviscaris are one of the most innovative acts in the metal universe these days, and they are gaining acclaim for their live performances. They will embark on a string of tour dates in Australia on May 9 along with labelmates Beyond Creation. In conjunction with the upcoming trek, they have shared pro-shot live video footage from their concert in

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Nile - Karl Sanders

Relive 70,000 Tons Of Metal With A Day 2 Recap

Day 2 of the 2019 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise was truly something to behold. The wind blew, the rain came, and the metal continued with the first sets on the Pool Deck Stage. Gloryhammer, Coroner, and Nile were just a few of the acts to turn up the volume on the open seas. Relive that first full day at

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Hot and Heavy - Week of April 26

Hot And Heavy: Week Of April 26

Wow, what a week of new metal! Check out new releases from Lord Dying, Embalmer, and The Damned Things now! Hot and Heavy is here with your new metal releases. Albums Altar of Oblivion: The Seven Spirits (Shadow Kingdom Records) Asylum Fire: N°4 (Independent) Avandra: Descender (Blood Music) Blyh: Awake to Emptiness (The Crawling Chaos Records/Akashic Envoy Records) Burial: Relinquished Souls (Redefining Darkness Records) Crownaside:

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Hot And Heavy - May 3

Hot And Heavy: Week Of May 3

Get some new metal this week! Don’t know what to buy? take a look at Hot and Heavy now! Albums Amon Amarth: Berserker (Metal Blade Records)

Hot and Heavy - Week of April 26

Hot And Heavy: Week Of April 26

Wow, what a week of new metal! Check out new releases from Lord Dying, Embalmer, and The Damned Things now! Hot and Heavy is here