FESTIVAL REVIEW: Roadburn Festival 2024 Part 2 – Various Venues 

So now hopefully you are asking yourself what are the bands I had as “do not miss” other than Inter Arma?  

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Roadburn Festival 2024 Part 1 – Various Venues 

Full disclosure there is in no way I can present an unbiased opinion about Roadburn. This is my seventh straight year and I’m gifted a much greater amount of privilege than the average attendee. I’ve earned lifelong friendships. It’s become more than just a music festival for me. It’s a second home for five days out of every year. I’m allowed to work alongside other extremely talented and hard-working photographers and for a limited time at the beginning of every set I’m granted the best spot in the house.  For me music is my safe space vs photography which is my special interest.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

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 10-27-23


What new albums are you excited for this week!? 

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PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases Preview 10-27-23


What new albums are you excited for this week!? 

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Morne, Cloud Rat, Chepang, Heavy Temple, Booked For Black Flags Over Brooklyn

Black Flags Over Brooklyn 2019 will be New York’s first-ever anti-fascist extreme metal festival! They have announced their full lineup for their show taking place Friday, January 25th and Saturday, January 26th at Brooklyn Bazaar. The Friday night show will be followed by an all-day Saturday event that will include an all-day vendor market of band merch, label distros, radical publishers, activist organizations, local artisans, and more. Fifteen bands from all over the world will play including Dawn Ray’d, Cloud Rat, Racetraitor, Ragana, Vile Creature, Closet Witch, Morne, Chepang, Whitephosphorous, Sunrot, Trophy Hunt, Heavy Temple, Axebreaker, and Niuta are all set to play. The fest also launched a Kickstarter for merch and rewards,and tickets are on sale now.Continue reading

Thou Book New Tour Dates, New Split With Ragana Out This Week

Prolific southern heavy music chameleons Thou have booked a new string of tour dates covering Mexico, the west coast, and the south-east of the US. Some of these shows will be acoustic and some will be more typical with MJ Guider providing direct support on some of the dates. The band just released their stellar new album Magus (Gilead Media), and three other EP’s, and now have a new 12” split LP with Ragana, which is streaming now! Continue reading