Inverloch: New Deal Finalised

Relapse picks up band that 'pushes the boundaries of heaviness beyond their breaking point'.

Relapse Records is extremely proud to announce the signing of Melbourne, Australia’s doom-dwellers Inverloch.  Featuring half of the legendary d

Meshuggah's Marten Hagstrom on Soundwave, Music and All Things Heavy

Does the music press give you the shits?

Marten Hagstrom, Meshuggah’s rhythm guitarist, is freezing his nuts off in his home town of Arken, in the north of Sweden (at least that what it sounds like,

Sear Bliss – Eternal Recurrence (Candlelight Records)

Hungarian black metal with the horn.
Release Date: 
22 Jan 2012 - 11:30pm

It’s not every day that you hear a black metal band who can flit between punchy guitar riffs and smoky-jazz club lead trumpet breaks.

Liberteer - Better To Die On Your Feet Than Live On Your Knees (Relapse Records)

Grindcore for the American Civil War.
Release Date: 
31 Jan 2012 - 12:30am

This is grindcore. Or is it arnarcho-grindcore? Or is it death metal, cross-over thrash, hill-billy madness?

'Were Metallica dicks? No, they were really cool!' John Baizley chews the fat with Metal as Fuck...

John Baizley saved Soundwave 2010! What a legend!

I almost expected an accent as thick as swamp mud but when John Baizley, artist, guitarist and vocalist with Baroness, gets on the phone I find him both articulate

Cannibal Corpse - Album Number Twelve Imminent!

A new album that returns to a classic sound from the Corpse is promnised...

America's reigning kings of brutality, Cannibal Corpse, will unleash their twelfth studio offering this March via Metal Blade Records.

Rage - 21 (Nuclear Blast)

The German thrashers come of age in solid style...
Release Date: 
24 Feb 2012 (All day)

I first came across Rage in my misspent youth – I found them in a “Metal Only” music store located on Hunter Street, Newcastle – I still have the vinyl vers

Mollo/Martin - The Third Cage (Frontiers)

Tony Martin is back, and for the most part he's doing what he does best...
Release Date: 
20 Jan 2012 (All day)

First things first – I’ve always been a big fan of English vocalist Tony Martin.

Hellyeah: The New Beast

"We love Australians; you love to drink, you love to barbeque and you love your heavy music."

Exhumed: Grinding All Over The World

Exporting their filth wherever people gather to bang a head or two, Exhumed hit the road hard in the first part of 2012...

Following their first ever trek through Brazil with Aborted, California goregrind ministers Exhumed will spray their blood overseas next month on the Grind Ove