There are a few bands out there who have taken the term “HEAVY” and just run with it, taking this concept to its utmost extreme consequences. Some bands decide to be overwhelmingly technical, others overwhelmingly fast, others overwhelmingly theatrical, minimalist, or eccentric, or even slow; and well, MONOLORD from Sweden, who
1999 seems like millennia ago. That was the year the “space mammoth” was conceived in the quiet hill town of Tortona, Piedmont, Northern Italy. Little did anyone know that from such a small, placid and unsuspecting place could rise one of the heaviest, loudest, most crushing and mighty doom bands
I miss my homeland. Italy is going through times of hopelessness and uncertainty right now, as the recession and corruption still plague its economy and the youth are faced with great worries and challenges as opportunities get snatched away from under their noses daily. You know what that means, of course.
Well, well, well. German blackened crust/black metal horde Ancst will hit the road for a 3 week EU/UK tour with Vendetta Records label mates and California-based hardcore/doom destroyers Children Of God, in support of their new split LP with Ast and the repress of their highly acclaimed debut LP In Turmoil released
Welp, it’s that time of the year again; that time in which we announce to you that the raddest DIY, no bullshit, 100% independent metal and punk fest of the year is happening again. And of course, once again, DEAFEST is packed to the fucking roof with a TON of
Oakland, California: the city that spawns filth in ways that seem impossible to believe. There is no need to make a long list of bands from Oakland that fucking destroy – just think about Dispirit, Sutekh Hexen, Augurs, Vastum, Acephalix, Lycus, Negative Standards, Swamp Witch and the such. The list