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


Goatwhore Book Headlining North American Tour Dates



Continuing their live campaign in support of their 2022 Metal Blade Records album, Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven, Goatwhore have announced an extensive North American headlining tour this August/September. The run begins August 09th in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and runs through September 30th in Pensacola, Florida. The band will also play Full Terror Assault, Illinois and Metal Injection Fest, New York. Support comes from Vitriol as well as Thantifaxath, Herakleion, and Necrofier on select dates. Find the event listings and more below.
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END OF YEAR GUEST POST: Tony Rouse of At The Plates – Top Albums of 2023


We are still wrapping up all the goodness of 2023 with some fun guest posts from bands, friends and fiends. Tony Rouse of At The Plates is dropping their new album for all tastes Omnivore on January 5th, 2024! Pre-rder Omnivore here:
https://attheplates.bandcamp.com/album/omnivore In the meantime, check out his list of his top albums for 2023. 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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Imperial Triumphant Streaming Abysaal Gods In Entirety


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New York black metallers Imperial Triumphant is streaming their new album Abyssal Gods, out in North America on March 10, 2015 via Aural Music/Code666, in its entirety here.

Captured at Solitude Studios in Pennsylvania and Amy Mills Studios (Couch Slut, Epistasis) in New York and mixed and mastered by Colin Marston (Gorguts, Krallice, Nader Sadek, Atheist, Origin etc.) at Menegroth, The Thousand Caves, also in New York, Abyssal Gods channels its ire through ten harrowing hymns of meticulously-composed black-torn mayhem bedecked in angular riff invasions, bestial vocal tirades, dissonant atmospheres and an overall air of dread, disease and looming disaster. The record includes guest choral chants from Bloody Panda‘s Yoshiko Ohara as well as male choral vocals by RK Halvørson in the track ‘Krokodi’ (sung completely in Russian).

Imperial Triumphant will be doing a two week run of dates with Canadian black metal heathens, Thantifaxath.

IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT w/ Thantifaxath:
May 10: Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY
May 11: Rockin Buffalo Saloon – Buffalo, NY
May 13: Quarters – Milwaukee, WI
May 14: 5th Quarter Lounge – Indianapolis, IN
May 15: Live Wire Lounge – Chicago, IL
May 16: TBA – Pittsburgh, PA
May 17: Carabar – Columbus, OH
May 19: TBA – Knoxville, TN
May 20: The Earl – Atlanta, GA
May 21: The Brass Mug – Tampa, FL
May 24: Maryland Death Fest – Baltimore, MD


Imperial Triumphant Releasing Abyssal Gods March 10th


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New York experimental black metallers Imperial Triumphant is streaming ‘Krokodil’, featuring Yoshiko Ohara of Bloody Panda here and ‘Dead Heaven’ here, off of Abyssal Gods, out in North America on March 10, 2015 via Aural Music/Code666.

The band’s second full-length was tracked at Solitude Studios in Pennsylvania and Amy Mills Studios (Couch Slut, Epistasis) in New York , mixed and mastered by Colin Marston (Gorguts, Krallice, Nader Sadek, Atheist, Origin etc.) at Menegroth, The Thousand Caves in New York and boasts the apocalyptic cover craftings of Andrew Tremblay (Deadbots, Downlow’d, Deathface etc.). Focused on urban decay and the impending extinction of mankind, IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT’s Abyssal Gods boasts ten traumatic psalms of strategically-composed black-addled mayhem bedecked in angular riff invasions, bestial vocal tirades, dissonant atmospheres and an overall air of disease, dread and looming disaster.

IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT will bring their infernal psalms to the stage alongside Canadian black metal heathens, Thantifaxath, on a near-two-week run of live incursions this Spring.

IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT:
Feb 20: The Acheron – Brooklyn, NY (w/ Mountain God, Hercyn)
w/ Thantifaxath:
May 10: Saint Vitus Bar – Brooklyn, NY
May 11: Rockin Buffalo Saloon – Buffalo, NY
May 13: Quarters – Milwaukee, WI
May 14: 5th Quarter Lounge – Indianapolis, IN
May 15: Live Wire Lounge – Chicago, IL
May 16: TBA – Pittsburgh, PA
May 17: Carabar – Columbus, OH
May 19: TBA – Knoxville, TN
May 20: The Earl – Atlanta, GA
May 21: The Brass Mug – Tampa, FL
May 24: Maryland Death Fest – Baltimore, MD