A Perfect Circle appear to have some touring plans for 2017 and it looks like a new album is also in the works, which could be the first original material record since 2003’s Thirteenth Step (not counting 2004’s emotive which featured anti-war cover songs and remixes). Read more
Lex The Hex Master has released his debut full length album ‘Contact’ via Majik Ninja Entertainment on November 11, 2016. The album features guest appearances by Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Boondox, Billy Danze and Chris Rivers. Read more
Korn have released their 12th studio album on October 21, 2016 titled ‘The Serenity of Suffering’. Jonathan Davis, Munky, Head, Fieldy and Ray Luzier sought out to make a heavy ass album and they have succeeded. Korn is back and it’s the Korn we all love and grew up with in highschool, bitches.
Slayer, Anthrax and Death Angel rolled their North American Fall Tour through the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta on October 17, 2016. Check out my review of the show which is hands down the most thrash metal lineup of 2016. Read more
Huntington Beach, California Metal band Avenged Sevenfold are nearly ready to unleash their seventh studio album. It looks as though Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho may have accidentally? leaked the release date and name of the record in an instagram post (which was promptly deleted). However it’s the internet – so – someone grabbed a screenshot – sorry bro – check it out here. Read more
The video for Le Matos feat. PAWWS “No Tomorrow – A Turbo Kid Tale” has been released!! Rejoice! The short film/music video is a prequel to the hit Canadian post-apocalyptic masterpiece Turbo Kid and is directed by the same movie-making team: RKSS. ‘No Tomorrow – A Turbo Kid Tale’ stars Laurence Leboeuf reprising her role as the magnificent Apple and is available to watch today. Read more
Five years is a long time; half a decade. Within five years you could have endured a presidential election, witnessed the wins and losses of the Olympic Games, or even renewed your mortgage. All of which are incomparable to what happened on Monday, September 12th, 2016; Edmonton, Alberta’s folk group Audio/Rocketry released new music for the first time, you guessed it, in five years. Earlier this week the group announced on their Facebook page that they would be releasing a new single “Fault Line” from their new self titled album, set to release November 3rd, 2016. Mark you’re calendar, set an alarm, do what needs to be done to make sure you don’t miss this album; it’s going to be good. Read more
Something I’ve always loved when I learn of a band I’ve never heard before, is that “Oh, shit!” moment. That moment when you’re listening to a new album, and a part in a song makes you involuntarily start head banging, regardless of your surroundings, and then let out a Ric Flair, “WOOOO!” afterward. This moment came to me on my morning commute while listening to the new EP, “Underbelly”, released mid August of this year by Windsor, Ontario’s The Apex. Dealing with a recent relocation across the country, the opportunity to check out new music didn’t really present itself, but I couldn’t be happier that I didn’t miss this. Read more
Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Sixx:A.M. and From Ashes to New rolled their Canadian tour through Lethbridge, Alberta on September 13, 2016 to put on hours of white-knuckled, aggressive as hell, balls to the wall hard rock at the Enmax Centre.
The rock rap supergroup Prophets of Rage, consisting of members from Rage Against The Machine (Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk), Public Enemy (Chuck D, DJ Lord) and Cypress Hill (B-Real), has released it’s first EP ‘The Party’s Over’ on August 26, 2016.