This Week Trends
In honor of Darkthrone's new record, The Underground Resistance, and 25 years of unrelenting exploration of metal
The current issue of the L.A. Record features a lengthy interview by founding Black Flag bassist/former SST Records mogul Chuck Dukowski with authors David Markey and Jordan Schwartz
Feast your eyes on the Stew of True Doom, a molten metal masterpiece concocted by Karl Simon of the powerful Indy warlords The Gates of Slumber. Annick "the Morbid Chef" Giroux of Canada's mighty Morbid Tales 'zine has launched...
Month In Review
- Author Interviews
- Bazillion Points Books
- Black Women in Metal
- Choosing Death
- City Baby: GBH
- DEATH/BLACK METAL
- DEMO ARCHIVE
- Experiencing Nirvana
- HEAVY METAL
- Heavy Metal Movies
- Hellbent for Cooking
- Ian Christe
- Mean Deviation: Prog Metal
- Mellodrama Mellotron Movie
- Metal Current Events
- Metal Photography
- Metalion Slayer Mag Diaries
- Murder in the Front Row
- NYHC Band of the Week
- Only Death Is Real
- Punk Rock
- SDM Band of the Week
- Sheriff Andy McCoy
- SiriusXM Bloody Roots Show Playlists
- Sub Pop USA
- Swedish Death Metal
- Teen Movie Hell
- Teen Music Hell
- Touch and Go Book
- Van Halen Book
- We Got Power
Hot Stuff Coming
Where were you in 1995, when metal bands starting wearing black fingernail polish and getting into moody, groovy alternative sounds?
A group reading by L.A. punk authors at the massively attended West Hollyhood Book Fair in West Hollywood Park on September 29.
Soul-shattering Sabbath worship by Cathedral, Candlemass, Saint Vitus, Sleep, Suck, the Obsessed, Trouble, Witchfinder General, and more.
Cannibal tales of turmoil from Necrophagia, Exodus, Slayer, Bloodbath, SNFU, Misfits, Avulsed, God Dethroned, Mortician, and, yes, Cannibal Corpse.
Epic vintage heaviness by Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Rush, Rainbow, Thin Lizzy, Scorpions, and—a glimpse of the rise of punk—Motörhead and the Dead Boys.
This week's metal history lesson taps the seven nations of Central America—Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Belize, and El Salvador
early dinosaur steps by original proto-metal pioneers Budgie, Deep Purple, Captain Beyond, Sir Lord Baltimore, November, Flower Travellin' Band, Pentagram, Dust, Atomic Rooster, and early Judas Priest and Scorpions
Fifty years since February 13, 1970, and the release of the first Black Sabbath LP
The Roots of Pre-Sabbath Heaviness | 50 Years of Metal I on SiriusXM Week of February 1, 2020 Sat 2/1, 6PM ET Sun 2/2, 1PM ET Mon 2/3,...
Sweden's Opeth, Germany's Sodom, Brazil's Sepultura, China's Suffocated, France's Alcest, Iceland's Solstafir, plus entries from Finland, Norway, Poland, Russian, and Latin-America
Empyreal, Frail Body, Ithaca, Wormwitch, Paladin, Gravefields, Festerday, Ossuarium, Flub, Fetid, Neverending Game, and more
Blut Aus Nord, Russian Circles, Blood Incantation, Baroness, Nocturnus AD, Alcest, Vomitron, and more let the music do the talking in 2019.
Plug into prime examples of man-machine metal by Scorpions, Voivod, Fear Factory, Godless, Artificial Brain, the Red Chord, Vektor, Deceased, and more. Initiate brain sequence—know your Roots!
Check out early entries by Austere and Woods of Desolation, plus current offerings by the mournful and majestic Aquilus, Somnium Vox, Thrall, and more.