Oh Boy, New Slayer!

Slayer premiered the release of their new single, "Hate Worldwide" today on shockhound.com. Suffice it to say, it sounds like Slayer. Phew. If you can stomach going to the mall, the single is for sale at Hot To...

Depeche Mode: Universal Dedication

It’s a little unfathomable that in about six months Depeche Mode will be celebrating their 30th anniversary. For a group whose very appellation implies a passing trend, the group has outlasted almost every band...

Gallows: Long Live British Punk

If punk had a MPAA rating (as if the Parental Advisory stickers aren’t enough of a blemish), the aggregate of punk releases would have gone from R-rated in punk’s early days to approaching a PG-13 or even a G-r...

Yob: The Great Cessation

The image on the reverse of the liner notes to Yob’s The Great Cessation is a black and white line drawing of a Greco-Roman-esque figure self-flagellating in front of an altar. It’s a confluence of the visual a...

Mastodon @ Fillmore At Irving Plaza

NEW YORK, NY—Mastodon’s rock opera, live. If you liked Crack The Skye on disc, then it only follows you’d like it on stage. The Atlanta metal band’s overflowing aspirations extended right into the live show ...