Stories

Enterfire - Slave Of Time - Cover

Enterfire: “Slave Of Time” Album Review

Brother Jamie just sent me a new band and album to check out for our promotion with the boys of Steel Panther, a band from England who go by the moniker of Enterfire. Cool name, right? So, within about 30 seconds of watching one of their videos, a question came into my head: “Why the fuck are these guys not

Read More »
Kalmah - Live Photos From 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

70,000 Tons Of Metal Scorecard: Origin, Einherjer Added To Lineup

The excitement around the tenth anniversary voyage of 70,000 Tons of Metal is palpable. With a kick-off announcement including Emperor set the tone, and our friends with the cruise continue to turn up the heat. The most recent announcements include death metallers Origin and black metal’s Einherjer. Stay tuned for more announcements as we have them, including lineup additions and

Read More »
Tool- Adam Jones and Danny Carey

Tool Live Photos From The Pepsi Center Denver, Colorado 2019

Titans of progressive metal, Tool played a sold-out opening two nights of their North American tour in Denver, Colorado at the Pepsi Center on October 15th and 16th for the release of their killer new album “Fear Inoculum.” Joining the band was Killing Joke in support of their yet to be released new album “Magna Invacatio“. Songs from the album

Read More »
Bloodbath - 70,000 Tons of Metal 2019 - By Jason Carlson

70,000 Tons Of Metal Scorecard: Emperor, Epica and Haggard Announced

The tenth anniversary of 70,000 Tons of Metal kicked into high gear on Friday. A day after the announcement of on-sale dates, The Skipper and crew announced the first three acts. Survivors and newbies alike rejoiced when the first act, the almighty Emperor, made its way to social media pages. Those on the fence for the 2020 cruise quickly changed

Read More »
Alien Weaponry - Henry de Jong

Alien Weaponry Live Photos From The Apollo Theatre A.C. Belvidere, IL 2019

Alien Weaponry is currently on tour with Black Label Society. The trio from New Zealand are the first opening band on the tour. To see the full show review, including a gallery of Black Label Society photos, click here. To check out photos of The Black Dahlia Murder, click here! To see the gallery of Alien Weaponry photos, look below!

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

70,000 Tons Of Metal On-Sale Dates Announced!

It is happening! Survivors and newbies alike have been mystified by the delays in on-sale dates and band announcements for the tenth annual 70,000 Tons of Metal. Anyone who follows the official forums or engages the Facebook community has seen post after post questioning the lack of updates. Is the cruise still on? Is the lineup going to be announced

Read More »
Orissa, Resurrection

Orissa: “Resurrection” EP Review

Orissa are a progressive rock/metal band from New York that leans on the heavier side of things. How heavy? Heavier than Opeth’s recent records, and for me, more interesting. Anyone who knows me knows I’m a fan of proggier music and Orissa are creating music that speaks to my heart in that regard. Orissa‘s debut LP, Resurrection is nine tracks (eight

Read More »
Our Last Drop - Houston - Cover

Our Last Drop: “Houston, Gond Van” EP Review

What has been the most amazing thing about our involvement with Steel Panther? Not only hearing incredible metal and hard rock from around the world but being exposed to new bands and artists. This is why I am beyond stoked to introduce you to one of the hottest upcoming bands here in Hungary. For those of you who don’t know,

Read More »
Orissa, Resurrection

Orissa: “Resurrection” EP Review

Orissa are a progressive rock/metal band from New York that leans on the heavier side of things. How heavy? Heavier than Opeth’s recent records, and