To Hell And Back
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).
This New Compilation Wants to Share Mongolian Folk Metal With the World
Stream 'Sound of the Raging Steppe,' a new compilation of five Mongolian and Kazakh folk-influenced heavy metal bands.
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.'
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'
'Never Been Touched Like This': The Teens Who Write Erotic Metalcore Fan Fiction
While many older rock fans denounce the genre, metalcore has become an outlet for teenage girls, who have taken to publishing erotic stories based on their favorite bands to express their sexualities—and, sometimes, to deal with impulses to self-harm.
Thea De Gallier
Exalt Is Ontario’s Hidden Metalcore Gem
The Kitchener dudes speak on their new album and what sacrifice means to them.
Edward Banchs' New Book, 'Heavy Metal Africa,' Explores the Heavier Side of the Dark Continent
“Rock music started here. It is not Western culture or European culture. It is our culture.”
You’re Just Jealous: Drop Dead, Gorgeous’ ‘In Vogue’ Set the Bar for Scene to Come
Ten years ago, the Denver, CO six piece made a record that quietly influenced post-hardcore for years past their end.
Unlocking the Truth's New Documentary Reveals Their Chaotic Rise Through the Music Biz
'Breaking a Monster' chronicles these three young metalheads' struggle to survive the music industry and stay metal.