Jesse Pintado Tribute Show in Los Angeles

At the East Los Angeles’ iconic venue The Vex, a collection of eleven of underground grindcore’s sickest will performed in tribute to the Grindfather himself, Jesse Pintado. The brainchild of the late guitarist’s sister, Emma Pintado, the Sept 14th show featured performances by Nausea, Sadistic Intent, Repulsion, Excruciating Terror, Endless…

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Soldierfield – New Album Details

Soldierfield  album pre-production has now begun and release is scheduled for early 2014. Commented Leigh: “We’re really happy with how things are going, the songs are shaping up great and we’re really building on the blueprint we laid out with the EP but taking the song writing further. Look out…

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AVATARIUM: DEBUT ALBUM DETAILS REVEALED

New Swedish doomsters AVATARIUM – featuring legendary doom metal pioneer Leif Edling (CANDLEMASS) on bass, Marcus Jidell (EVERGREY) on guitar, Carl Westholm (CANDLEMASS) on keyboards, Lars Sköld (TIAMAT) on drums, and singer extraordinaire Jennie-Ann Smith – have revealed the cover artwork and track listing for their upcoming self-titled debut album,…

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What Are You Doing Here? Author Laina Dawes Crushes Metal Stereotypes at “Women in Metal” Event, 9/19 at Noctis Festival, Calgary; Carcass, Candlemass, Girlschool to Perform

Since Black Sabbath unleashed the floodgates of the hellish sounds of heavy metal in 1970 it’s been believed that heavy metal is the domain of white, heterosexual males. Is this representation accurate? Laina Dawes, author of What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal,…

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