ALBUM REVIEW: Knocked Loose – You Won’t Go Before You’re Supposed To


Kentucky Hardcore stalwarts Knocked Loose continue to march forward in their vision of beatdown in the form of their third full-length, You Won’t Go Before You’re Supposed To (Pure Noise). Twenty-seven minutes of cathartic aggression laced with panic riffs of nu-metal fame and climaxing at soul-crushing breakdowns is all the band needs to prove their rightful spot in the upper echelon of modern Hardcore. With three absolute banger singles put out before release of the album, the rest of the tracks need to stand out on their own as well, which they do.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Dead Pony – Ignore This


Social media might be to blame for the increasing enmeshment of Pop music into the Rock genre. Pop artists are more marketable and interchangeable with social media influencers. What record label would not want an artist with the iconic charisma of Taylor Swift? Continue reading


Bad Omens and Poppy Share a Live Performance of their Collab Track – “V.A.N” Live in Europe


Bad Omens and GRAMMY-nominated artist and multi-hyphenate Poppy have teamed up to drop a live performance video collaborative single V.A.N – Live in Europe. They recently wrapped up a tour together where they performed the track live together. Poppy is currently on tour with Avenged Sevenfold. The track is out now via their label Sumerian Records on all DSPs. Continue reading


Avenged Sevenfold Shares a New Music Video for “Cosmic” – On Tour Now with Poppy and Sullivan King


Avenged Sevenfold shared a new music video for their latest single “Cosmic” from their album Life Is But A Dream (LIBAD, read our review here). The band is currently on an arena headline tour with support from Poppy and Sullivan King. The video, which first made it’s debut during their immersive VR experience in las Vegas last spring, was directed by Chris Hopewell, follows a grim reaper’s travels on a psychedelic journey. Watch the video below and see the band on tour. Continue reading


Aftershock 2024 Books Slayer, Slipknot, Iron Maiden, Motley Crue, Pantera, Judas Priest, FFDP, Disturbed, Biohazard, Shadows Fall and More!


Aftershock, it’s happening! Our 2024 lineup is here and holy sh*t, this one will go down in the history books. Not only do we have Iron Maiden’s only U.S. festival play and the exclusive West Coast performance of Slayer, but also Slipknot, the first Mötley Crüe appearance at Aftershock, plus Disturbed, Five Finger Death Punch, Judas Priest, Pantera, and 130 more of your favorite artists. Continue reading


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


Bad Omens and Poppy Share a New Single and Video – “V.A.N”


The AI uprising is upon us. Alternative chart-topping and 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards Best New Artist (Alt & Rock) nominee Bad Omens and GRAMMY-nominated artist and multi-hyphenate Poppy have spun a gripping story straight out of your sci-fi horror nightmares on their collaborative new single V.A.N. Following an exclusive audio premiere earlier today on SiriusXM’s Octane, the ferocious single and cinematic music video officially released this afternoon via Sumerian Records. Stream and watch it now! Continue reading


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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Avenged Sevenfold Books More Dates for Their “Life Is But A Dream…” North American Tour


 

Avenged Sevenfold has announced the third leg of their Life is But A Dream… North American tour, featuring support from Poppy and Sullivan King. The tour begins March 6 in Buffalo, NY, with stops in Toronto, ON, Raleigh, NC, Pittsburgh, PA and more before concluding in Newark, NJ on March 31. Tickets will be available for the newly announced 2024 shows starting with a Deathbats Club and TicketPass presale (details below) through Tuesday, November 28 at 10 pm ET. Additional presales will run throughout the week ahead of the general on-sale on Friday, December 1 at 10AM Local Time at the link below. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Poppy – Zig


 

Following the bizarre and twisted brand of úber-pop and nu-metal mariah that Moriah Pereira (Poppy) tapped into for 2020’s I Disagree has been strained even further now we come to Zig (Sumerian). Her Flux album was the pop-punk bridge making her fifth album the next logical maturation point.

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