Review: Opeth and The Sword at Stage AE Pittsburgh

While much of the music consumers out there are eating up corporate crap, there are still some true artists out there, in every genre, that are truly unique and influential.  The "metal" world has the almighty Opeth that has been blowing minds with their musical prowess since 1990 with their one consistent member: guitarist, and songwriter … Continue reading Review: Opeth and The Sword at Stage AE Pittsburgh

SABATON Prepares for Battle – U.S. Tour with Trivium and Huntress/Pittsburgh date 10/10 @StageAE

Introducing New Guitarist Tommy Johansson   New Album The Last Stand Out Now via Nuclear Blast Order Now: Digital | Physical Formats   In just three weeks, Swedish metal favorites SABATON - recognized globally by fans for their unique brand of historical battle-themed metal - will return to the United States for the 2016 "Silence In … Continue reading SABATON Prepares for Battle – U.S. Tour with Trivium and Huntress/Pittsburgh date 10/10 @StageAE

OPETH TO PERFORM AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL ON OCT 1ST/Live @StageAE 9/29

New Album, Sorceress, Out September 30th On Moderbolaget Records/Nuclear Blast Entertainment August 19, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA – Sweden’s musical alchemists, OPETH, will be releasing their bewitching, 12th studio album, Sorceress, on September 30th via the band’s imprint label Moderbolaget Records withNuclear Blast Entertainment. In celebration of the release the band has planned special … Continue reading OPETH TO PERFORM AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL ON OCT 1ST/Live @StageAE 9/29

FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY ANNOUNCE THE “ENSLAVE AMERICA 2016 TOUR”/ @SmilingMoose 10/13

ABSOLUTE HOPE ABSOLUTE HELL OUT NOW THE DEPRESSION SESSIONS OUT NOW August 18, 2016 -- New Jersey metal titans FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY have announced another round of tour dates aptly called the "Enslave America 2016" tour. "We're happy to get back out and do a headliner with some younger bands that are making moves," says guitarist Pat Sheridan. "It's been … Continue reading FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY ANNOUNCE THE “ENSLAVE AMERICA 2016 TOUR”/ @SmilingMoose 10/13

Happily Ever After: Nightwish Soar Higher With New Concert Film

Beyond the pseudo-aggro thrash metal and grinding nu-metal, Finland’s Nightwish were a surging new sound when they hit the scene in 1997. Influenced by dark gothic atmosphere, classical and symphonic musicianship and the heaviness of thrash metal, Nightwish blew the doors down and brought an epic and majestic sound to metal, all capped off with … Continue reading Happily Ever After: Nightwish Soar Higher With New Concert Film

Stick to Tradition: Satyricon’s Black Metal Motions

Oslo’s Satyricon are one of the survivors of the Norwegian black metal scene. Countless tragedies in other bands have notoriously marked the genre as a dangerous mechanism in metal, but Satyricon have always remained a pure entity, grounded by musical integrity and civility. With only a vocalist as an original member and a long-time drummer … Continue reading Stick to Tradition: Satyricon’s Black Metal Motions

THERION Signs Licensing Deal With End of the Light Records

THERION are busy making final preparations to celebrate their 25th anniversary of the band by releasing their new album Les Fleurs du Mal and embarking on a 25th anniversary tour. The band has signed a licensing deal with End of the Light Records to release the album in The United States, Canada and Mexico. It … Continue reading THERION Signs Licensing Deal With End of the Light Records