Louder Than Life 2024 Books Slayer, Slipknot, Gojira, Mastodon, Mötley Crüe, Korn, and More


America’s biggest Rock and Metal festival – Louder Than Life returns in 2024 with a phenomenal lineup of bands! The return of Slayer from the dead, with Slipknot, Mötley Crüe, Korn, Gojira, Mastodon, and many more! Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY September 26, 27, 28 & 29, 2024. The full lineup, ticket info, VIP packages and more can be found below.Continue reading


Listen to HEALTH Cover Deftones’ 1990s Classic Track “Be Quiet A Drive (Far Away)”


HEALTH’s incredible Spotify Singles cover of Deftones‘ classic “Be Quiet A Drive (Far Away)” is out now and included in the ALLURE playlist’s Valentine’s Day theme: “Be Quiet And Drive (Far Away)” [Spotify Singles] The LA-band’s latest critically acclaimed LP, Rat Wars (Loma Vista Recordings, review here and here), will be released on vinyl, CD, and cassette this Friday, Feb. 16th. The trio’s upcoming ‘RAT-BASED WARFARE TOUR’ is also less than a month away, with sold-out shows in Toronto, Portland, Chicago, and Seattle. A full itinerary is listed below and tickets are on-sale now at the link below.Continue reading


INTERVIEW: Jake Duzik of HEALTH Breaks Down The Entire “Rat Wars” Album


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Jake Duzik of HEATH to discuss their 2023 album “Rat Wars” – out now via Loma Vista Recordings! Not only was “Rat Wars” Ghost Cult’s album of the month for December 2023, the record also landed at #20 in our Album of the Year Poll (watch here https://youtu.be/ds2EmwiR310)!  Jake discussed the creative process of the band, a track-by-track breakdown of the album, the musical and non-musical influences on the band, and much more! Continue reading


ALBUMS OF THE YEAR: STAFF PICKS – Steve Tovey’s Top Albums of 2023


As we barrel down towards the end of the year, we are sharing End of Year lists from staff, bands, and some friends in the business. Check out our Senior Editor Steve Tovey’s picks for his Top Albums of 2023!Continue reading


PODCAST: Episode 377 – The Steev and Keefy Power Hour Rock and Metal Releases Forecast Show – December 2023


The sun hides earlier every damn day and Mariah Carey has escaped the casket she stays in all year long! That means Winter is coming, the holidays are nigh, and so is the end of the year! The Steev and Keefy Power Hour is back for one last tussle! Senior Editor Steve Tovey joins Chief Editor Keefy, to discuss the month in Rock and Metal releases. They recap the releases for November 2023, and preview the last gasp of 2023 with December’s new heavy sounds. We also announced the November and December Albums of the Month from Ghost Cult, as voted on by our staff. And we debated terrible Christmas songs, vinyl collecting and more!Continue reading


Roadburn 2024 Adds HEALTH, Kavus Torabi, Ragana Royal Thunder Birds In Row, Body Void, Darsombra, Sunrot, Thantifaxath, and More


 

Roadburn has added thirty new bands to the bill for 2024, including several special commissioned performances which are the hallmark of this festival. In addition, to HEALTH performing on the main stage for the first time, Kavus Torabi, Ragana Royal Thunder Birds In Row, Body Void, Darsombra, Sunrot, Thantifaxath, are among the new artists for the fest. You can see or extensive coverage of Roadburn 2023 here. See the full new list below and buy tickets at the link below.

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New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases 12-8-23


 

What new albums are you excited for this week!?  Can you pronounce them all!?

 

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ALBUM REVIEW: HEALTH – Rat Wars


The Industrial-meets-Metal meets Electronic, meets any-other-genre-they-fancy trio HEALTH have made a name for themselves in the music world by doing what the name implies, anything they want to. 

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PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases 12-8-23


 

What new albums are you excited for this week!?  Can you pronounce them all!?

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HEALTH Share “Unloved” Single and Video – New Album Incoming


LA industrialists, HEALTH, have released their new single, “Unloved,” alongside a gothic video directed by Mynxii White. It comes off the band’s next album, Rat Wars, due out 7th December 2023 via Loma Vista Recordings. They also head out on tour in Europe to coincide with the release date. Keep reading below to find out more and watch the video.

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