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THE DISC DIVE w/ Obituary - Inked In Blood

John and Donald Tardy of death metal legends OBITUARY take The Disc Dive with Ryan J. Downey, discussing each of their albums and telling tales of the band from the early beginnings up to the present day.

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Watch the unsettling new cut from director M. Shawn ‘clown’ Crahan and experience the full range of the cinematic track, “Bone Church”.

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The emerging practitioners of blackened deathcore detail the blasphemy, brutality and boundless creativity they poured into their full length debut.

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See the comprehensive list of pending releases due from long-tenured veterans and heavy music’s emerging new school.

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The dark, murderfolk artist brought his friends Willi Carlisle and Stephanie Lambring to share laughs, tears, and vulnerability in a unique setting for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Bompton’s champion reunited with Mustard and showcased a roster of special guests that included Blxst, Roddy Ricch, 2 Chainz, Big Sean and more.

Stream the preview of the band’s deluxe edition of ‘Conquering’ just ahead of their European tour with Gojira.

The legends offer a second single ahead of a hefty 2023 touring slate that includes a European run and a co-headliner on this year’s Chaos & Carnage Tour.

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Columnist Rob Pasbani gets you up to date on all the backstage news and happenings leading up to Elimination Chamber and WrestleMania. Plus, all the big matches this weekend!

Vote for your most anticipated album of 2023!

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The run will feature supporting sets from Archetypes Collide and Malevolence.

Skinamarink finally arrives on Shudder and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever hits Disney+ in an otherwise quiet week on streaming

Death metal, hardcore, stoner rock and tech comprise this week’s crop of fresh cuts.

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The limited-edition release is follows recent collaborations with Suicidal Tendencies, Pennywise and Agnostic Front.

The Pure Noise Records release serves as the first show of new material since 2020’s Internal Incarceration’ .

The visual arrives ahead of the band’s sold out tour with Lingua Ignota.

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The three-day heavy music destination takes place July 14th through the 16th at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory In Mansfield.

The summer tour follows Zombie’s 2002 edition that saw the rock icon dominate along with the return of Mudvayne.

The longest-running North American metal tour brings together proven veterans and punishing prospects for a stacked 23-date spring run.

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The Midwestern metal institution comes roaring back with a three-day roster of bands that covers the entire spectrum of extreme music.

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Knotfest brings you the Top Current Tracks in Rock & Metal

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Diving into the fresh crops of today’s new breed of rock & metal.

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Latest releases in Rock & Metal to keep you up to speed.

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Power tracks to intensify your workout.

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Heavy hits to get you through the lockdown.

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The Swedish stalwarts reveal how Sky Void of Stars still manages brave new creative terrain more than three decades in.

Devin Swank of Sanguisugabogg joins Joshua Toomey and the Talk Toomey podcast to discuss the band’s upcoming album, Homicidal Ecstasy. Devin talks about writing the new album throughout the pandemic and pouring their hearts into recording.

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Anaiah Lei confides the fear of striking out on his own, the thrill of finding creative freedom and the hope that hardcore will one day look drastically different from what he has always known.

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The Norwegian stalwarts showcase a level of refinement on their sixteenth studio effort that founding member Grutle Kjellson explains is product of decades long research.

The emerging Japanese outfit blends melodic death and bruising core on their upcoming EP, ‘Immaculate’.

The video showcases a new look for the band brought to life by the legendary Tom Savini and special effects artist Jason Baker.

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The Floridian stalwarts share how ‘Dying of Everything’ was a combination of patience, passion and power that can only come with more than three decades of tenure.

The statement was paired with the news that that the No More Tours II European run with Judas Priest is now cancelled.

The thrash legends will be out in support of their most recent full length, ‘The Sick, The Dying… and the Dead!’.

See previously unreleased performance footage HERE from both bands ahead of their European run with Obituary and Malevolence.

Stream the caustic introductory track, which arrives as the first release on Ross Robinson, Ghostmane and Bill Armstrong’s Blowed Out Records.

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The band just ended the biggest year of their careers and 2023 is looking even greater.

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The festival serves as Slipknot’s first performance in Japan in seven years.

The emerging sensations hit the road for a month-long stretch of festival plays and headlining dates.

The band preview their sophomore album, ‘Air Not Meant For Us’, with an immersive 11-minute introduction.

In the vein of Emo Nite, SUGAR sources DJs and stage production to revisit the greatest metallic hits of the late 90’s and early 200s.

Preview the reissue of The All-Star Sessions and Roadrunner United: The Concert with a glimpse of the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle.

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The writer and director of this year’s viral horror sensation breaks down his inspirations and how remixing the old can make new fears.

The 20-date trek is bookended by confirmed appearances at some of the biggest domestic rock festivals including Welcome to Rockville and Aftershock.

The 22-date spring trek will include dynamic supporting sets from Death Angel and Spiritworld.

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The practitioners of Texas heavy detail the timeline of the last four years and how their sophomore record, ‘Flesh + Blood’ is as much a tribute to patience as it is power.

The headlining engagement at Palacio De Los Deportes marks the band’s first headlining show in CDMX since 2016.

Preview the punishing first sample from the project “Rubble Home” and get the details on the bands’ upcoming run with The Acacia Strain and Fit For An Autopsy.

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Beyond the Streets and Goldenvoice curate the comprehensive collection that documents how the New York trio left an indelible mark on contemporary culture.

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Stream the colossal clip of “Nevermore” from the feature film here.

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See images from this weekend’s screening curated by Taylor and his Famous Monsters co-conspirator, Eben McGarr.

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The Slipknot drummer sits with curator/operator AJ Good to detail the evolution of his stage-worn masks.

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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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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 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 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 Hurricane guests on the She’s With the band podcast to talks touring with Demi Lovato, her roots with professional wrestling and how mastering the shred means always putting in the work.

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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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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.

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See images from the three -day holiday tradition that pools hardcore’s best for a charitable cause.

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Check the comprehensive photo gallery from photographer Maurice Nunez here.

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See images from the band’s commanding set at Estadio Monumental in Santiago, supporting Slipknot.

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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 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 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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The goth-metal guitarist details how the hostile climate of the band resulted in a heavy record that has withstood the test of time.

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Check the international menu of festival destinations that are among the most-anticipated and well-rounded of the year.

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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”

Hardlore: Stories from Tour

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

Hardlore: Stories from Tour

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.

Tierifying

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”

Tierifying

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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