How A New York Hardcore Show Reminded Me Not to Forget My Roots

Seeing Minority Threat in Brooklyn took me back to my years as a reluctant Jersey hardcore kid (plus dope tunes from Terminal Nation, Sick Shit, Space Vacation, and more).


Switzerland's Metal Scene Is Its Best-Kept Secret

From Celtic Frost and Coroner to Zeal & Ardor, Eluveitie, and Schammasch, the Swiss metal scene is chock full of intriguing, technical talent.


Myanmar's Metal Scene Stands Strong in the Midst of Political Upheaval

Metalcore is still king in capital city Yangon, but black and death metal are gaining ground in this troubled Southeast Asian political hotbed.


Darkest Hour Go to the Desert for Windswept "Enter Oblivion" Video

Watch the DC stalwarts' new music video for a ripping track off their latest album for Southern Lord, 'Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora.'


According to Science, Metal Singers Literally Act Like Babies

Screaming like actual infants protects their vocal cords.


Prisoner Combine Extreme Metal and Extreme Noise for Maximum Terror on 'Beyond the Infinite'

Stream the jagged debut from these industrial-tinged metallic hardcore upstarts, out 4/4 via Forcefield Records


Darkest Hour Stick to Their Guns on Their Ferocious New Album

Stream the DC melodeath/metalcore stalwarts' ripping Southern Lord debut, 'Godless Prophets & the Migrant Flora'


Exalt Is Ontario’s Hidden Metalcore Gem

The Kitchener dudes speak on their new album and what sacrifice means to them.


Rank Your Records: Between The Buried And Me's Paul Waggoner Ranks the Band's Hefty Seven Records

Follow the band's path from their raw self-titled to their newest 'Coma Ecliptic.'


Metal's Anti-Semitism Is Boring as Hell

As casual anti-Semitism took its toll on me, I turned to aggressive music to deal with it... only to find that some talented figures in the scene had turned to the same sounds to deal with me.


PREMIERE: Stream Ritual's Debut Album and Start a Moshpit in Your Cubicle

Furious metalcore from Hammertown to start your morning off right.