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RIVERS OF NIHIL post the making of 'Where Owls Know My Name'

As we've stated before, this is easily one of the best metal albums of 2018, and this band has a huge future in front of them. Here's a making-of documentary that outlines the blood sweat and imagination they poured into an album that actually includes saxophones, for me, a metal first.

SNOW VILLAIN explodes onto the scene with EP1!

Suppressed, gloomy vibes coming right out of Harrisburg PA. This is like a Rage Against the Machine-Ish shoegaze/blues/rock/hip-hop mashup, it's pretty awesome. I am enjoying this as we speak. Welcome to the premiere for "EP 1"!

Band of the Day: Sleep - The Sciences

This came out yesterday on 4/20, we just didn't have time to evaluate until today. that being said, this album is amazing and fulfills all the promises that a Sleep album could possibly promise. Full listen inside.

Band of the Day: Drug Bust - Local Philly Area HC

Here's a Friday the 13th special - Old school influenced hardcore from Montco/Philly - in the vein of Gorilla Biscuits. This young band has a lot of potential and we will see how they progress! We are exclusively streaming the new single "Outside" today!

Tool announce 'Tool Clinic'

If you ever actually gave enough of a shit to want to know the inner workings of metal's most boring band, here you go. Personally, sounds like some ego-stroking money-grab bullshit, but that's just my opinion.

Baptists To Release Third Album, Beacon Of Faith

Vancouver's BAPTISTS announce their third full-length album, Beacon Of Faith, now confirmed for release through Southern Lord on May 25th. The album's brooding "Capsule" has been made available for streaming.

Slapshot Unveil Details Of New LP

Boston hardcore legends Slapshot return with their latest album Make America Hate Again. An institution in hardcore punk since 1985, Slapshot are still writing music as urgent and relevant as ever. This 11-track powerhouse was recorded at The Wild Arctic in Portsmouth, NH with Dean Baltulonis (Madball, American Nightmare, No Warning).

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