Some bands are monsters in the studio. Others are killers on the stage. Occasionally, a select few pop up that are masters of video. The truly rare ones, however, are fully capable of blowing your senses in any medium they want. Sarasota's own The D.O.O.D. (short-hand for The Distinguished Order of Disobedience) is firmly entrenched … Continue reading The D.O.O.D.
Everybody claims their scene is heavy. Until they hear what Florida has to offer. Something truly brutal is clawing it's way out of the depths of Venice, spitting fury, attitude, and music so infernal the only name that fit was The Vilest Breed. It's a damn good description. Playing Tampa's Brass Mug (as a three-piece), The … Continue reading The Vilest Breed: Evil, Gutteral, and Raw…
The thing about genres: Punk rockers can pick up an instrument, learn a few cords, and proceed to kick ass. Hardcore acts need a little more skill (and learning how to vomit rage without damaging your vocal cords takes practice). Melodic death metal demands technique. Precision, theory, and a deep understanding of your chosen instrument … Continue reading Darksworn: One Man Killer
Chillicothe, Ohio is known for a few things: The luxurious fragrance of the Meade Paper Mill floating on the cold morning wind The Harley Shop on Eastern Avenue Being the First (and Third) capitol of Ohio Chillicothe can now add soul-blistering metal to its list of accolades, in the form of native sons From Another … Continue reading From Another Planet is Here to Conquer Earth
Wastelands lived up to their name. They stepped up, plugged in, and proceeded to lay waste to NYC’s Irving Plaza! New Jersey’s meanest outfit (with no members named Glenn, Jerry, or Doyle) brought it to the stage, and they brought it hard enough to stun the crowd. The band chemistry is maniacal! Ripped, physically imposing … Continue reading Wastelands @ Irving Plaza
NO SINGLE BAND HAS HAD MORE IMPACT ON THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF OLE’ BAMBAMJACK THAN BROOKLYN’S OWN LIFE OF AGONY. From the opening palm muted fury of This Time, to the scratching as Little Spots of You fades out, I have hungrily devoured every scrap of anything Life of Agony has released. I hauled … Continue reading Life of Agony @ Irving Plaza
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29TH, 2017: DOYLE TAKES THE STAGE AT THE V-CLUB IN HUNTINGTON. WEST VIRGINIA WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. Touring in support of the Abominator album, Doyle's four-man crew destroyed innocence and blistered eardrums, laying waste to their instruments along the way. Alex Story writhed his way through the set (while absolutely shredding his … Continue reading Doyle @ Huntington V-Club