Rodey’s Heavy 20 for 2020

The 2010s were an interesting decade for music with the rise of YouTube sensations, the birth of streaming services, and the resurgence of albums on vinyl. In the metal world, there was also the shifting of subgenre popularity as metalcore evolved into djent, deathcore explored new grounds, and prog-metal was increasingly married to tech-death. Indeed,… Continue reading Rodey’s Heavy 20 for 2020

On the Front Line: Fit for An Autopsy, Rivers of Nihil, Lorna Shore, and Cognitive Take Over Hamden, CT

  Have you ever walked into a venue, had a look around and wondered for a second how it will still be standing by the end of the show? Such was the case entering The Space which, for those unfamiliar with Hamden’s little secret, is a tried and true venue nestled in the Connecticut suburbs.… Continue reading On the Front Line: Fit for An Autopsy, Rivers of Nihil, Lorna Shore, and Cognitive Take Over Hamden, CT

On the Front Line: The Summer Slaughter Tour @ (Le) Poisson Rouge August 2, 2019

Traditionally held at Irving Plaza or the PlayStation Theater, this year’s Summer Slaughter quite literally brought extreme music back to the underground. Hosted at the subterranean (Le) Poisson Rouge, it was as though Hell itself was having a party right below Bleecker Street. As a triple headliner featuring Cattle Decapitation, Carnifex, and The Faceless as… Continue reading On the Front Line: The Summer Slaughter Tour @ (Le) Poisson Rouge August 2, 2019