Heavy Metal

Upcoming Metal Releases 11/19/2017-11/25/2017

All the new metal (and otherwise) fit to spin (or skip) from 11/19-11/25/2017.Continue reading…

Death Metal

Album of the Day: Malokarpatan, “Nordkarpatenland”

Slovakian warlocks Malokarpatan have been mixing occult witchcraft and the mythology of their home country with traditional folk and black metal …

Music

5 More Insane Black Metal Drummers

Previously, on 5 Insane Black Metal Drummers, we stated the following:<p>Black metal can be a tricky subject to tackle. To some, it’s a neat little …

Drums

Example of the Typical Tube Houses Constructed with an Emphasis on Verticality in Vietnam

Đàm lộc House, as this contemporary home is called, is located in Vietnam, and represents a prime example of the typical tube houses constructed in …

Interior Design

“Kr. Vy. Portals” is DSKNT’s Window Into Hell

<i>…</i><p>There is no shortage of black metal artists who deliver their work from behind a purposefully affected shroud of mystery. One of the latest comes …

Black Metal

HARD NOISE: VENOM INC // Are Hailing Avé Australis In 2018

Forefathers of extreme metal Venom Inc are taking their first ever sojourn to Australia, announcing an Avé Australis tour for 2018.<p>They will land in …

Music (Australia)

Metal Assault's Andrew Bansal Is the King of Heavy Metal Bloggers

Andrew Bansal might be one of the hardest working metal heads in the L.A. scene, and he’s not even in a band. The 32-year-old proudly devotes his …

Los Angeles

The Master & Dynamic Greene Street Collection takes on the concrete jungle

Master & Dynamic is a respected maker of many premium headphones, earphones and one concrete Bluetooth speaker. For the 2017 holiday season, they’ve …

Headphones

Auðn's New LP Represents the Next Generation of Icelandic Black Metal

Stream the quartet's stunning new Season of Mist debut, 'Farvegir Fyrndar,' and read on for their thoughts on Mayhem, tech death, and leaving their island home.<p>Judging a battle of the bands is a task not to be taken lightly, whether it's taking place at a high school talent show or out among the …

Music

The Inaugural TORMENT IS FLESH Festival is An Underground Black Metal and Noise Fan's Dream

A number of North America's most prominent cabals are coming together for a brand new festival in the Pacific Northwest. The inaugural Torment is …

Black Metal

Album of the Day: Yellow Eyes, “Immersion Trench Reverie”

Yellow Eyes may be guilty of metal’s cardinal sins—they have short hair and live in Brooklyn—but even the most dyed-in-the-denim kvlt black metal fan …

Music

IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Has 'Given Up' Trying To Define Heavy Metal

<b>IRON MAIDEN</b> singer <b>Bruce Dickinson</b> was a guest on the November 11 episode of the long-running <b>PBS</b> chat show <b>"Charlie Rose"</b>. A clip from the program can …

Mayhem Vocalist Dead Is Brought Back to Life Through a New Collection of His Letters

'Letters from the Dead' offers insight into the real Dead—a homesick Swedish kid obsessed with vampires and best known for his morbid role as the first Norwegian black metal casualty.<p>To fans of extreme metal, the name Per "Pelle" Yngve Ohlin—and his stage name, Dead—will surely ring a bell. Born in …

Music

Unparalleled Extreme Metal: 'Bloodletting Tour' hits Nashville

<b>By Rosie Walker</b> <i><br>(photos by Brian Wyner)</i><p><b>November 1st 2017, Exit/In, Nashville TN:</b> The Bloodletting North America tour is one of the most extreme metal …

Death Metal

Insomnium announce 2018 North American Headline Tour

Longstanding Finnish melodic death metal group <b>Insomnium</b> will return to North America in 2018 for a headline tour, performing their latest album …

Death Metal

The 22 best old-school thrash metal songs

Are you an old-school thrasher? Celebrate the glory days of thrash with this ultimate mixtape of undeniable classics<p>Metal Hammer writer Dom Lawson …

Classic Rock

Barberian

Creative Agency: Opus B Brand Design<br>Project Type: Concept<br>Location: Poland<br>Packaging Contents: Hair accessories<br>Long facial hair, manbuns or male …

Design

Örvény, by Perihelion

supported by 4 fans who also own “Örvény”<p>'Empires of Ash' transpires a superbly executed atmosphere where time and nature take hold of all. The …

Music

10 Essential Gore-Metal Albums

Metal has always gravitated toward extremes, and perhaps no subgenre (short of black metal) has ventured closer to the edge than gore …

Music

I HAVE SO MUCH ITALIAN BLACK METAL TO TELL YOU ABOUT!

Metal, Reviews<p>By Joaquin Stick<p>145<p>2<p>Share:<p>Also, three of these bands are duos and one is a solo project. What’s in the water over there? There’s a lot …

Drums

A Heavy Metal Cover of 'Kids' From Stranger Things and the Original Ghostbusters Theme Song

To celebrate the second season of <i>Stranger Things</i> being released on Netflix, guitarist Eric Calderone (a.k.a. “331Erock“) performed a heavy metal …

Culture

Queens of the Stone Age expand 2018 North American tour, and they’re bringing along some amazing openers

<i>Photo by Philip Cosores</i>The first rule of a Queens of the Stone Age concert is no fighting, only fucking. With that in mind, it brings us great …

Music

Death Metal

Death Metal

5 great 2017 metal albums you may have missed

<b>Dreadnought</b> – <i>A Wake In Sacred Waves</i><p>Sailor Records<p>When heavy riffage was first getting introduced in rock, it blended with folk music all the time. …

Music

Distill the Swarm: The Top 20 Extreme Metal Debuts of 2017

Death metal has, without question, dominated the extreme metal landscape in 2017. Old-school legends Immolation, Incantation, Suffocation, Obituary, …

Testers' Island Discs Ep 3 - Paul Grizzaffi

<b>Description:</b><p>It's time to practice the sign of the horns, as Paul Grizzaffi arrives with a feast of metal songs, all of which have lyrical tie-ins …

POST SELF, by GODFLESH

supported by 103 fans who also own “POST SELF”<p>Heard this one spun in a DJ set by JT Whitfield. Do yourself a favor and add this to your industrial …

Music

Playing music in the workplace could be productive after all

Is playing music in the office a productivity booster or an annoying distraction?<p>According to behavioral scientists and management experts, it’s …

Vancouver’s Scrape Records re-emerges as record label

A mainstay in Vancouver’s heavy metal community is back in business.<p>Former Scrape Records owner J.J. Caithcart announced the launch of his new record …

Record Labels

50 Most Important Metal Bands in the 21st Century

Metal bands both old and new are welcome here.Continue reading…

21st Century