CONCERT REVIEW: Architects – Of Mice and Men – While She Sleep Live at House of Blues Boston


Five years. It’s been five long years since Architects made the trek across the pond to play live in the states again, but we finally got them back here for the Seeing Red Tour alongside Of Mice & Men and While She Sleeps. Continue reading


Julie Christmas Shares a New Single and Visualizer for “Thin Skin” – New Album Coming Soon


 

Photography : Fred Gervais

Photography : Fred Gervais

Julie Christmas has announced details of her long-awaited second solo album, Ridiculous and Full of Blood, set for release on June 14th via Cult of Luna’s Red Crk label. the avant-garde music legend has shared a new single, her second from the upcoming album “Thin Skin,” streaming now. Julie has also booked European live dates including headline shows in London and Leeds as well as festival appearances at Arctangent, Roskilde, Hellfest and more. Watch it now! Continue reading


Former Train and Days of the New Bassist Charlie Colin Has Died


Charlie Colin, best known as the founding bassist of the pop Rock band Train has died. He was 58 years old. According to a published report from TMZ, Charlie slipped and fell in the shower while house-sitting for a friend in Brussels, Belgium. He died tragically from his injuries. No word yet on what caused the fall. Charlie has formed Train after graduating from Berklee College of Music and trying to strike out in music with several bands. He was a member of Train from 1993 – 2003, performing on their biggest hits such as “Drops of Jupiter.” Charlie was also the one-time touring bassist of Days Of The New and many other bands, both in the studio and on the road. He was living in Brussels, teaching music at a conservatory, as well as scoring music for films. RIP. Continue reading


Outline Fest 2024 Books The Armed, King Woman, Chat Pile, Cloakroom, Ragana, and Couch Slut


In partnership with Saint Vitus, Outline Fest 2024 invites The Armed to headline a two-stage, full-venue takeover in the first days of summer at The Knockdown Center in Queens, New York, taking place on Saturday, June 22nd . King Woman headlines the Saint Vitus stage in the Ruins, joined by Cloakroom and Couch Slut (our recent Album of the Month recipient for April). Chat Pile and Ragana join forces with The Armed indoors in the Atrium. Tickets are on sale now at the link below! Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Night Laser – Call Me What You Want


As a surprise to literally nobody familiar with them, it’s all change once again for German glam act Night Laser. Four full-length studio releases with four different line-ups, the only two constants within the band are founding members singer Benno Hankers and his brother, bassist Robert. Also, having presented as both a trio and a quartet since their inception in 2014, the band has grown with another member for this current iteration, switching up to become a five-piece for latest album, Call Me What You Want (Steamhammer/SPV).Continue reading


PODCAST: Episode 486 – Steve Austin (Today Is The Day) on His “Marked Cards And Loaded Dice” Album


Steve Austin is a name synonymous with underground metal. Through his three-decade-plus career with Today Is The Day, as well as his countless production credits on albums both genre-defining and extremely heavy, such as Deadguy, Converge, Unsane, former Dead Kennedys vocalist Jello Biafra, and Lamb Of God, Steve continues to help evolve the sound of metal. But through it all, Steve is still evolving himself as an artist too, as evidenced by his new project inspired by Classic Outlaw Country! Steve dropped his first single so far gone and his upcoming full-length album, “Marked Cards And Loaded Dice” has been announced, with more details to follow. Reviews editor Tom Osman is back to interview this legend about this new direction, his first gig in the books, and the myriad of other projects in the works, soon to be revealed.Continue reading


Royale Lynn Shares Her New Single and Video “Death Wish” ft. Danny Worsnop (Asking Alexandria)



Nashville’s Royale Lynn has just released her new single and music video, “Death Wish,” via Epitaph Records. Leaning into her heavy side, the track features a guest appearance from Danny Worsnop of Asking Alexandria, and is an ode to first responders around the world. Keep reading below to catch the new video, directed by Dylan Hryciuk (Spiritbox, Brand Of Sacrifice) and created with the help of a firefighting academy in Canada.
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ALBUM REVIEW: Rotting Christ – Pro Xristou


Whilst veteran darkened Gothic Metallers Rotting Christ have been with renowned label Season Of Mist for seventeen years, the partnership seems to have particularly flourished with a quadrilogy of albums that began ten years ago with the revered Κατά τον δαίμονα εαυτού (or, Katá ton Daímona Eaytoy). The 2013 release saw a progression of their sound to a fuller, more refined and stately entity. That proud style and sound has been polished and shaped through the last decade, culminating in ΠΡΟ ΧΡΙΣΤΟU (Pro Xristou). Continue reading