Posted Oct. 25, 2006, 5:11 a.m.
The year is 1797. You are a sailor. Bound for distant colonies, you awake one morning to find that a storm has driven your ship ... read more
Posted Jan. 16, 2007, 9 p.m.
According to the Vikings, the world will end in an apocalyptic battle known as RagnarÃÂ¶k, in which the dead will rise to attack the living ... read more
Posted Feb. 28, 2007, 3:33 p.m.
As seems to be common in the electronic scene, Assemblage 23 (A23) is the product of one man - Tom Shear. According to the bands ... read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2006, 3:06 a.m.
Following the success of their debut Silent Alarm, Bloc Party's second album A Weekend In The City will be available on 5th February 2007. Out on Wichita Recordings, and produced by Jacknife Lee, the album's first single The Prayer will be in stores on 29th January 2007. The full album ... read more
Posted Nov. 9, 2006, 9:58 p.m.
Punknews reports that Fear Before the March of Flames vocalist David Marion was injured last night during a performance in San Diego, taking a bass guitar to the face mid-set. He was struck by Mike Madruga's bass guitar in the face, and his cheek was pierced by the tuning pegs. ... read more
Posted Oct. 27, 2006, 10:59 p.m.
You can see an e-card for Killswitch Engage's new album As Daylight Dies, available from November 21st, HERE. The band are currently on tour with Bury Your Dead, 2cents and All That Remains (replacing Shadows Fall). Also just confirmed to join the tour are Hatebreed, who will be appearing at ... read more
Posted Oct. 18, 2006, 9:17 p.m.
Metropolis Records is to continue reissuing classic Wax Trax! Records era KMFDM albums. With the albums to be released in chronological order, the next trio to receive the deluxe treatment are Naive, Money and Angst, which will all be available from November 21. Previously released are What Do You Know, ... read more
Posted Aug. 27, 2007, 2:55 p.m.
As a rock band who have become progressively more electronic throughout their career, A.F.I. might have gone some way to introducing their fan base to ... read more
Posted March 13, 2007, 4:58 p.m.
Andy LaPlegua is a man of many talents. He's tried his hand at everything from hip-hop to metal, from industrial to hardcore, from punk to ... read more
Posted July 23, 2006, 1:20 p.m.
I came to Insomniac Doze with no prior knowledge of Envy, but with a strong interest in Japanese culture. As a country, Japan isn't exactly ... read more
Posted Nov. 16, 2006, 9:02 p.m.
For a newcomer to the weird and wonderful world of Estradasphere, Palace of Mirrors is as good a starting point as any. Though the album ... read more
Posted Nov. 29, 2006, 12:47 p.m.
According to guitarist Adam Fischer, "The Always Open Mouth is the person in the crowd who, when you say something, they yell out 'Fuck you, ... read more
Posted Nov. 27, 2006, 2:20 a.m.
The NME have announced their annual list of '50 Coolest People In Music' and it's... interesting, to say the least. Who knows how they came to their final decisions, and what definition of 'cool' they are working on, but the top 10 goes as follows: 1. Beth Ditto (The Gossip) ... read more
Posted Oct. 27, 2006, 10:54 p.m.
Fans of Black Label Society can download the second single from the bands new album Shot To Hell for free. The track, " Blood Is Thicker Than Water", can be found HERE, along with a slew of other Roadrunner Records try-before-you-buy samples. read more
Posted Jan. 1, 2007, 9:37 a.m.
Liberation, a collaboration between hip-hop producer Madlib and rapper Talib Kweli, is available free to download from Rappcats.com. read more
Posted Nov. 8, 2006, 10:41 p.m.
PJ Harvey recently released The Peel Sessions 1991 - 2004, to mark the second anniversary of John Peel's passing. Spinner.com and Aol.com are currently hosting a 'listening party' of the collection. You can listen to the entire album online, for free, HERE and HERE. read more
Posted Nov. 27, 2006, 2:32 a.m.
The Fall Of Troy have posted a live version of a new track called "Seattlantis" on their official MySpace. The band went on indefinite hiatus earlier in the year but are reportedly due to go into the studio soon, with producer Matt Bayles (Mastodon, Isis), to work on their new ... read more
Posted Nov. 8, 2006, 4 p.m.
Invisible Youth PR claims that Mabus create music with elements of "everything from pop and jazz to rock and metal into their innovative." Call me ... read more
Posted June 16, 2006, 2:44 a.m.
Al Jourgensen doesn't wear his heart on his sleeve; he rips it out of his chest and smothers the bloody, still-beating remains in the face ... read more
Posted June 25, 2006, 11:49 a.m.
According to Playboy.com, Neko Case is the "Sexiest Babe of Indie Rock." Fortunately for the listening public, such a lofty title hasn't gone to Miss ... read more
Posted April 30, 2007, 1:03 a.m.
Let me bring you up to speed on the world of Nine Inch Nails. 2005 saw the release of With Teeth, an album which boasted ... read more
Posted Aug. 2, 2006, 3:12 p.m.
In a recent poll conducted by NME magazine and the book of British Hit Singles and Albums, Oasis's Definitely Maybe was voted the greatest album ... read more
Posted Oct. 17, 2006, 10:17 p.m.
Deathgrind pioneers Brutal Truth are releasing remastered versions of Sounds of the Animal Kingdom and Kill Trend Suicide, on Relapse Records, as a deluxe double-album pack. The reissue includes extended liner notes and packaging, as well as video footage. You can buy package directly from Relapse Records by clicking here. read more
Posted Oct. 27, 2006, 11:09 p.m.
Gearheads will be pleased to know that hard rockers Clutch are working on a new record. The as of yet untitled release is being recorded with the help of producer Joe Barresi (Queens Of The Stone Age, Melvins). Along with re-recording "One Eyed Dollar" for possible inclusion, the band have ... read more
Posted Nov. 7, 2006, 5:17 a.m.
German thrash metal trio Destruction have been in the studio re-recording and reworking 14 of their classic tracks for a new compilation titled Thrash Anthems. Original guitarist Harry Wilkens makes a guest appearance on the CD, which also features 2 brand new tracks and will be available from January 19th ... read more
Posted Dec. 29, 2006, 9:52 p.m.
Roadrunner Records reports that Gene Hoglan, former drummer of Dark Angel and now Strapping Young Lad, has been in the studio recording tracks for the new Dethklok album. Dethklok are the stars of adultswim's Metalocalypse, a hilarious cartoon about the worlds biggest and blackest death metal band. Of the album, ... read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2006, 1:44 a.m.
New York death metal leaders Incantation are releasing a remastered, deluxe edition of their debut LP Onward To Golgotha. Out on November 6th through Relapse Records (who claim the album is the 'most dark and blasphemous death metal record to date '), the reissue contains a bonus DVD with live ... read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2006, 1:51 a.m.
Roadrunner Records report that Machine Head are currently in the studio working on their sixth album The Blackening, the follow-up to 2004's Through the Ashes of Empires. According to vocalist Robb Flynn: "This is the most ambitious thing we have ever attempted. We all challenged ourselves and each other to ... read more
Posted Oct. 23, 2006, 1:45 a.m.
Mogwai have recorded the score to the movie Zidane - A 21st Century Portrait. The soundtrack will be released on October 30th through PIAS Recordings. The track-list is as follows: 1 Black Spider 2 Terrific Speech 2 3 Wake Up And Go Berserk 4 Terrific Speech 5 7:25 6 Half ... read more
Posted Oct. 18, 2006, 9:47 p.m.
Roadrunner Records are celebrating Halloween with two special re-releases from Opeth and DevilDriver. Opeth's Ghost Reveries, considered by many as the bands best effort to date, comes with a bonus DVD including a 40 minute documentary and video for "The Grand Conjuration". DevilDriver's The Fury Of Our Maker's Hand boasts ... read more
Posted Oct. 18, 2006, 9:05 p.m.
Scandinavian goregrinders Regurgitate are releasing their sixth full-length album on Relapse Records, titled Sickening Bliss. You can see the album e-card, and listen to three out of the albums twenty-six tracks, here. Sickening Bliss is on-sale now in North America and is released internationally on October 23rd. read more
Posted Nov. 9, 2006, 9:48 p.m.
Due in March 2007 through Atlantic Records, the next album from Shadows Fall is to be titled Threads of Life. Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Rush) is handling the producing duties. You can keep up to date on the recording process in the bands studio journal at their website.. read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2006, 11:06 p.m.
It's been almost five years in the making, but Silverchair have finally announced the release of the follow-up to 2002's Diorama. Titled Young Modern, the album is recorded its entirety and should be available from spring 2007 . read more
Posted March 19, 2007, 12:19 a.m.
Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. AFI 2. The Shins 3. The Beatles 4. At the Drive-In 4. Saves the Day 4. Brand New 4. Minus the Bear 4. Bloc Party The most listened to album this week was Bloc ... read more
Posted Feb. 20, 2007, 12:30 a.m.
Here are last weeks top 'five' most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Modest Mouse 2. Weezer 2. Against Me! 4. AFI 4. Alkaline Trio 4. Bloc Party 4. Modern Life is War If you'd like to join the group and contribute to the chart, you can ... read more
Posted Jan. 1, 2007, 9:20 a.m.
Here are last weeks top five most played artists, according to the SPB Last.FM group. 1. Explosions in the Sky 1. Modern Life is War 3. Isis 3. Mastodon 3. Jesu Mastodon's Blood Mountain and Modern Life is War's Witness were the most played albums. If you'd like to join ... read more
Posted Nov. 12, 2006, 9:03 p.m.
Here is the top "five" artists for last week according to the Scene Point Blank Last.FM group: 1. Converge 2. Isis 3. The Beatles 4. Bob Dylan 4. The Clash 4. Death Cab for Cutie 4. The Bouncing Souls 4. Lifetime Another week at the top for Converge and Isis. ... read more
Posted Nov. 5, 2006, 1:35 a.m.
Here is the top "five" artists for last week according to the Scene Point Blank Last.FM group: 1. Converge 2. AFI 2. Isis 4. Misfits 5. The Bouncing Souls 5. The Beatles If you would like to join our group, please do so here. read more
Posted Sept. 26, 2006, 2:25 p.m.
According to the press blurb provided with Four Thirty, Midwestern natives The Great Crusades approached the songwriting process for their latest album in a way ... read more
Posted Dec. 29, 2006, 1:59 p.m.
There are some things in life that you either love or hate, and one of these are the vocals of Coheed and Cambria frontman and ... read more
Posted Oct. 17, 2006, 10:31 p.m.
Incubus is set to release Light Grenades on November 28. The album, described by guitarist Mike Einziger as sounding 'like 13 different bands playing 13 different songs', is the bands sixth studio effort. You can pre-order the album from SonyMusicStore by clicking here. The band will begin their next American ... read more
Posted Oct. 27, 2006, 11:22 p.m.
NOFX have posted a message on their official website explaining the bands plans for the upcoming year - including where they plan to tour, and a not-so-subtle hint at when they will be recording their new album. Among other things, the band had this to say: In January we will ... read more
Posted Oct. 27, 2006, 11:03 p.m.
Trent Reznor and his merry band of men are set to embark on a tour across Europe, beginning in February 2007. Reznor is reported to be in the process of writing and recording new material. It's expected that the bands new album will be released in Spring next year, with ... read more
Posted April 4, 2007, 11:42 p.m.
Wumpscut has been called many things - aggrotech, hellektro, terror EBM and many other awful genre portmanteaus. If you are new to the band, it ... read more
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