Bestial Black Metal: Is This the Most Extreme Genre of Metal Yet?

Since the early days of heavy metal, the genre has perpetually expanded in countless extremities. Many thought music could not possibly become any more extreme than some of the most intense artists to appear in the last twenty-five years within Death Metal, Black Metal, and more. However, one subgenre has remained hidden in the underground since the early 1990s and is starting to rapidly gain more attention in recent years. War Metal/Bestial Black Metal has truly combined some of metal’s most relentless aspects. Is Bestial Black Metal the most extreme subgenre to currently exist? 

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Editorial: Five Most Devastatingly Awesome Live Acts at 2013’s Mayhem Fest

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Rob Zombie at 2013’s Mayhem Fest

Rockstar Energy Drink’s 2013 Mayhem Festival came to a close earlier this week, ranking itself in the uppermost echelon of metal shows ever to grace this planet. In case you missed all of the sweaty, overdriven chaos taking place on the same day, here are the five most electrifying acts from the tour, absolute must-see’s next time they come to town: Continue reading

Interview: Without A Martyr

1040854_571861182864119_2077522293_oWithout A Martyr are one of the heaviest bands coming out of the Scranton, Pa area. Recently, they competed, and tour the house down, at a Battle of the Bands to play at Mayhem Festival in Reading, Pa. I took the opportunity to talk to them about their new music, their plans for the future, and how it all got started. Continue reading