Monthly Archives: December 2015

Album Review: Blackhour – Sins Remain

BLACKHOUR – SINS REMAIN RELEASED: January 5th, 2016 By now I’ve reviewed a few progressive rock and metal bands. I usually find that the progressive metal bands show great talent but rarely do anything that other progressive metal bands aren’t doing. Usually … Continue reading

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Top 15 of 2015 According to Reverend Rock of Too Metal For Church

Reverend Rock’s Top 15 of 2015  One quick glance through my top 15 releases of 2015 will reveal it to be decently varied through the sub-genre spectrum with one major exception – it is decidedly light on straight up death … Continue reading

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Album Review: Baroness – Purple

Band: Baroness Album: Purple Label: Abraxan Hymns Release Date: December 18, 2015 Adversity and tragedy have long made for inspired creative output. Significant life changes often lead to a renewed enthusiasm and energy as well. In the case of Georgia’s Baroness, it became … Continue reading

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Album Review: Manimal – Trapped in the Shadows

Band: Manimal Album: Trapped in the Shadows Label: AFM Records Release Date: November 20, 2015 It has been six agonizingly long years since Gothenburg, Sweden’s Manimal unleashed its 2009 debut album, The Darkest Room. This winter, the band has finally delivered up its sophomore … Continue reading

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KING DEAD: Psychedelic Bass And Drum Trio Releases New Full-Length; Track Streaming And Live Rituals Confirmed

Pennsylvania mostly-instrumentalists, KING DEAD , recently undraped a brand new self-released three-song full-length. Having impressed with the spacious post-metal textures of their first demo last year, the scope of latest release, Woe & Judgement, has expanded considerably even from where … Continue reading

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THE LUMBERJACK FEEDBACK Streaming “Blackened Visions” In Full

French instrumental post-metal outfit The Lumberjack Feedback are streaming their debut full-length in its entirety. The  cinematic journey into darkness known as Blackened Visionsis now playing at  www.doom-metal.com/news.php?entry=2014.

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Announce Headline Shows

Earlier this fall, Finnish Metal Superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM released their latest album I Worship Chaos , via Nuclear Blast.   In support of the album, COB has toured Europe relentlessly and show no signs of stopping soon.  On the … Continue reading

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ALL OUT WAR To Embark On Weekend With Shai Halud And Eternal Sleep This Week Including Toy Drive Shows

New York metal crossover mainstays, ALL OUT WAR, will embark on a weekend-long trek through the Northeast US this week, with shows in Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts, including two toy drive charity shows. This Friday, December 18th, sees ALL … Continue reading

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VIP Ticket Info and Details Revealed For “Midnight in the GWARden of New Year’s Evil”

GWAR ‘s New Year’s Eve Celebration “Midnight in the GWARden of New Year’s Evil” is set for December 31st at the National in GWAR ‘s home away from Antarctica; Richmond, Virginia.  As this unprecedented celebration draws near, additional details have … Continue reading

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SACRILEGIUM: Stream Lead Single “Angelus” off Upcoming Second Album

Almost 20 years after the release of the influential pagan black metal album, Wicher(1996), and 15 years since their split up, what may have been unthinkable is now becoming reality: the Polish black metal legends are back and they will … Continue reading

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HEAVY MONTRÉAL sets up on Parc Jean-Drapeau’s Plaine des jeux!

HEAVY MONTRÉAL presented by Molson Canadian, the yearly gathering of rock and heavy metal lovers, will set up its three stages on Parc Jean-Drapeau’s Plaine des jeux next summer! For the 8 th edition of the constantly evolving festival, fans … Continue reading

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TRIUMVIR FOUL stream BLOOD HARVEST debut at BlackMetalAndBrews.com

Today, heavily trafficked web-portal BlackMetalAndBrews.com streams the entirety of Triumvir Foul’s highly anticipated debut album, Triumvir Foul .  Blood Harvest Records is releasing both versions of the album, with the CD format out now while the vinyl LP will follow on February … Continue reading

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MOHICANS: 12″ EP From San Francisco Rock/Hardcore Act Out This Week On Creator-Destructor; Record Release Shows Booked

The thundering new self-titled 12″ EP from San Francisco-based low-end bruisers, MOHICANS, is out this week through Creator-Destructor Records. Through their unique blend of down-tuned metallic hardcore, some could call MOHICANS a straight-up heavy metal band in regard to their … Continue reading

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Windsor Ghetto Tech Architects THE APEX Posts Live Video ‘Glass Walls’

  Coming off the road from their  Eastern Canadian tour supporting Erimha and Killitorous this past November and December,  Windsor, ON ghetto tech metallers THE APEX have posted live video performing ‘Glass Walls‘ during their hometown stop of the tour. ‘Glass Walls’ is … Continue reading

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SCIENTIST: New Full-Length From Architectural Metal Act Uniting Former Members Of Yakuza And Taken By The Sun Playing In Full At Metal Injection

Chicago-based architectural metal assassins, SCIENTIST, dropped their 10100II00101 full-length upon unsuspecting masses last Friday. In honor of its release, Metal Injection is streaming the unsung gem in its entirety. SCIENTIST features founding guitarist/vocalist Eric Plonka (ex Yakuza) with guitarist/vocalist Patrick … Continue reading

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