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HardLore chats with Elliot from GULCH at their last show ever | Sound & Fury 2022

Colin and Bo talk to Elliot Morrow from Gulch before their last set ever at Sound & Fury 2022.

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The inaugural Italian edition of the celebration of heavy culture will include sets from Architects, Amon Amarth, I Prevail, Lorna Shore and more.

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In the spirit of the season of giving, Knotfest.com has pieced together a menu of gift ideas with the metalhead of the house in mind.

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Check the well-rounded list that includes everything from black metal, hardcore, hip hop, darkwave and more.

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Get the details on the early 2023 run and get early access to tickets with the exclusive Knotfest pre-sale.

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The announcement follows the band’s recent announcement of their first-ever US headlining tour.

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The second leg of the hugely successful live run will include sets from special guests Hollywood Undead and Escape the Fate.

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The headlining plays surround their appearances at both Sick New World and Riot Fest next year.

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Wilson shared stories from some of the standout masks in the comprehensive collection.

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The run will touch down in 29 cities with the Canadian outfit touring in support of their most recent full length, ‘Misery Made Me’.

The initial launch will be the never-before released vinyl for Lingua Ignota’s debut, ‘Let The Evil Of His Own Lips Cover Him’.

Capping a colossal year, the Baltimore hardcore gamechangers add dates in London, Tilburg and Berlin for 2023.

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A new Knives Out murder mystery, a triumphant return to Pandora and David Harbour as an ass-kicking Santa Clause make this holiday season a great one for the movies.

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Revelry over reunion, the current iteration of the groove metal icons pay tribute to the legacy and lasting impact of Vinnie Paul and Dimebag Darrell.

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The metallic hardcore phenoms set plans for 2023, including new music, a tour with Show Me the Body, and the launch of a collaboration with NYC-based clothing brand, Noah.

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Regarded as one of modern metal’s most promising prospects, the vocalist/guitarist reflects on a 2022 that saw important strides, international reach, and set the stage for the band’s next, most impressive act yet.

The seven track collection arrives December 16th and is introduced by the heater, “My Swisher Sweet, but My Sig Sauer”

The single previews their forthcoming third album, ‘Heritage’ which includes a special guest assist from Will Ramos of Lorna Shore.

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Heavy hits to get you through the lockdown.

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Knotfest is excited to exclusively announce the addition of France’s melodic hardcore outfit Birds In Row to 2023’s Fernhill Farm Extravaganza, ArcTanGent Festival.

The band is currently on the road with Amon Amarth as part of the highly-anticipated Great Heathen Army Tour.

The hefty single begins the countdown to the March 17th release of their Equal Vision Records full length, ‘More Power. More Pain’.

LA’s hardcore hitters set off their debut full length campaign with a single that confronts cultural appropriation with a minute-long beatdown.

Louisville’s very own is set to make a massive homecoming with a special set marking a decade of domination.

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Part dark comedy and part horror film, this sizzling take on the wealthy versus the service industry is a winner

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The band set out on the Darkbloom US Tour with Brand of Sacrifice and Erra to kick off 2023.

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The 9th Century battle epic is brought to life by a team of industry titans and leans on the mythology of one of extreme music’s most dynamic bands.

The band’s US dates will include support from Hollow Front, Afterlife and Siamese.

The single arrives just ahead of the band’s EU/UK run with Fit For A King, Gideon and SEEYOUSPACECOWBOY.

The growls of Ricky Hoover take aim at the tyranny of organized religion on the band’s latest banger.

The visual arrives as the band is set to perform a select few European dates with Powerwolf and Warkings.

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The fourth single from the latest campaign is described by band architect Stu Folsom as a mesh of old school Swedish death metal, New Orleans groove metal, thrash and some “Chaos A.D” worship”.

The single lands as the first offering of new music since the band’s lauded 2021 full length, ‘This Place You Know’.

The Connecticut metalcore collective is gearing up for their early 2023 tour with parkway Drive and Memphis May Fire.

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The filmmaker details the nexus between cult cinema and extreme music with unique rock doc that features interviews with legendary names from both worlds.

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Stream the scorching first single “Lux Æterna” and get the details on the band’s comprehensive two year trek that will see them playing two nights in every city with no repeat sets and a rotation of opening artists.

Shane Embury of Napalm Death and Kevin Sharp of Brutal Truth tap into their love of punk with their latest forthcoming full length.

The United States Tour Of Terror will include additional support from Crypta, Skeletal Remains and Vitriol.

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The Australian composer discusses finding musical horror aesthetics and adapting an H.P. Lovecraft story for del Toro’s anthology series

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The Megadeth architect discusses how Megadeth has thrived amid turbulence, the thrill of securing a number 1 album, and the tragedy it would be if he and James Hetfield never wrote another song together again.

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The veteran vocalist the discusses cohesiveness of the band, the longevity of their sound, and how the gothic groundbreakers changed the game with their third album.

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The guitarist and songwriter details the creative climate of Peter Steele’s swan song and how the album foreshadowed the end for a figure who seemed indestructible, until he wasn’t.

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The Parkway Drive vocalists shares his shortlist of artists that have delivered definitive albums that have had an impact on the landscape of heavy music both home and abroad.

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The Iranian outfit assert their dissent on a track that confronts the oppressive climate in their home country and champions the bravery of the women who continue to fight for their freedom.

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From the 80’s martial arts flick Bloodsport to Between the Buried and Me, the guitarist reveals the inspiration and evolution of each track on the band’s most complete album to date.

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The Papa Roach frontman talks about the marriage between music and movies and stepping out of his own comfort zone on his first feature film.

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The Belgian post-metal trio discuss the evolution of their sound, finding a balance between musical consistency and artistic freedom and how their latest album is Brutus at it’s full potential.

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The 11-track collection includes cuts from the likes of End It, Buggin, Jivebomb, Section H8, The Chisel, and Spy to name just a few.

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The musician and composer has been contributing original work to the genre films for years, but the Hellraiser reboot offered a new kind of challenge

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After the success of their last album Evil Things back in 2021, West Palm Beach, Florida’s 5-piece horror-tinged metalcore outfit We’re Wolves return with a striking standalone single/music video for the Knotfest Premiere of their latest offering, ‘Titanium’.

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The finale of the ambitious EP series also features “ASMR” – the first single penned for the entire Chronicles collection.

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The band recently wrapped a national headlining tour and are finishing up their next studio album helmed by the KsE guitarist.

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Making the move to bigger digs in Manchester, Damnation pieced together a historic line-up complete with album plays from Converge, At The Gates, Pig Destroyer and Gidflesh to assert their rank as heavy music’s top dog.

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See the epic photo gallery documenting the band’s first tour in more than twenty years.

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See the stunning images from rock photographer Maurice Nunez of the band’s triumphant tour finale.

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The track launches Watt’s Gold Tooth Records and includes contributions from Duff McKagan on bass and Chad Smith on drums.

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See the complete photo gallery from the band’s Los Angeles finale on Halloween weekend.

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Composer Franck Hueso explains the scope of his Leather trilogy, the common threads between metal and electronic music, and how iconic films like Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Maniac, and Street Trash, influenced his sound.

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The Power Trip guitarist talks about the momentum of his new project, hints that Power Trip material is in the works, and explains how being a fan and a player gives him a unique vantage point.

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The legendary experimental outfit reflects on their ‘Heavy Rocks’ series and explains how their music is a reactive response to their creative environment.

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With the arrival of ‘The Nine Choirs’, the new school death metal collective pays tribute to the sound that inspired them, the state that strengthened them, and the greats that paved the way.

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Celebrating the band’s most recent number 1 album, the bassist shared how working with the legendary producer was everything he had hoped for and more.

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The guitarist guested on The Downbeat with Craig Reynolds to discuss their arena runs with $uicideboy$ and Bring Me the Horizon, the band’s horror-themed EP ‘A Tear In the fabric of Life’, and how the band is building a community passionate about heavy music.

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The German metal heroes merged pageantry and power in a production that was colossal as their band’s sound.

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Check out all the sights from Meshuggah & In Flames’s takeover at Riverside Municipal Auditorium

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See the comprehensive photo gallery covering all four days of the record-setting, rock music pilgrimage.

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Among death metal’s most proven practitioners, both Revocation and Bloodbath steer towards our inevitable end in different, although no less devastating ways.

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The bassist and songwriter revisits the grueling early years of the band, explains the harrowing trauma of the Russian war, and shares his appreciation in being able to pursuit his craft.

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Welcome to Tierifying – the show where professors of occult content, Gwarsenio Hall (of Two Minutes to Late Night) and wrestler Danhausen, rank pieces of heavy metal/pop culture in order of ‘spookiness’! Today it’s the masks of Jason Voorhees of the Friday the 13th franchise , find out which ones made “Very Nice, Very Evil”

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Colin and Bo speak with Dying Wish singer Emma Boster about bad shows, gross houses, vegan food, ghosts, aliens and much more.

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Colin and Bo finally sit down with the living legend Justice Tripp from Trapped Under Ice and Angel Du$t. The highly influential frontman has a lot to say about modern HC, TUI’s biggest moments, and transitioning from dangerous pits to beautiful hooks.

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Colin and Bo talk with legendary Terror frontman Scott Vogel about touring 20 years later, maintaining his physical health on the road (back broke) and his evolution into normalcy.

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The revered percussionist details his songwriting process, his dream festival and explains how compelling art can’t be formulated.

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The drummer discusses his new album with Bleed From Within, getting the Corey Taylor seal of approval, and what it was like to pull double duty on drums for two bands that are technical AF.

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The drummer details the importance of community in both hardcore and crossfit, his love for fantasy gaming and comic books, and how his dream festival would include an all-star roster of 90’s era Floridian death metal on the latest episode of the podcast.

‘The Interview Queen’ Alicia Atout is joined by a panel of Knotfest’s own Daniel Dekay, Ryan J. Downey and Cori Westbrook to chat the first ever live in-person edition of Knotfest’s Pulse of the Maggots festival and gather reaction to Slipknot’s latest single, “Yen”

‘The Interview Queen’ Alicia Atout is joined by Knotfest editor Ramon Gonzales and host Cori Westbrook to discuss the breaking down of barriers between metal and other genres, with first-hand evidence being discussed of watching bands from different scenes win over metal fans at recents shows and festivals.

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On this episode of Tierifying, Gwarsenio and Danhausen rank the boyfriends from their favorite television show, Sex and the City.

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Welcome to Tierifying – the show where professors of occult content, Gwarsenio Hall (of Two Minutes to Late Night) and wrestler Danhausen, rank pieces of heavy metal/pop culture in order of ‘spookiness’! Today it’s B.C. Rich Guitars, find out which ones made “Very Nice, Very Evil”

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Welcome to Tierifying – the show where professors of occult content, Gwarsenio Hall (of Two Minutes to Late Night) and wrestler Danhausen, rank pieces of heavy metal/pop culture in order of ‘spookiness’! Today it’s Cannibal Corpse album art!

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