NEWS

DECEASED Drummer Dave Castillo Passed Away

Deceased and October 31 drummer Dave Castillo has sadly passed away. Deceased vocalist and bandleader King Fowley confirmed the news with a Facebook post. No cause of death has been given. Castillo drummed with Deceased from 2003 to 2008 and again from 2012 until present. His final recorded output will be heard on the band’s Ghostly White album, which will be released this Friday. King Fowley wrote: “The man always came prepared for recordings/jams/shows and if you didn’t give him […]

NEWS

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Announce United States Tour, Ensemble Cast of Opening Bands

The Black Dahlia Murder have announced a string of dates in the United States, and includes a whole host of bands playing certain dates of the run. The melodic death metal titans will bring Skeletal Remains and Gost for the whole tour, and Power Trip, Khemmis, Midnight, Pig Destroyer, Ghoul, Havok and Devourment (yes, all of those bands) playing certain dates. Dates, and bands playing those dates, are below: 11/24/2018 Oddbody’s – Dayton, OH w/ Gost, Skeletal Remains 11/26/2018 Gabe’s […]

ALBUMS

DRUID LORD – Grotesque Offerings

Being active since 2010, Druid Lord play a horrific, suffered and death style of death doom metal. Years later this Floridian band created another crafted album titled Grotesque Offerings. From the band’s thunderous guitars, darkened arrangements of magnificent and eerie passages of harsh vocals this is truly a wonderful experience both musically, lyrically and atmospherically to be completely mesmerized within the album’s artistic expressions. There’s also some stoner metal elements adding nice flair and organic gestures to draw the listener’s […]

ALBUMS

ACID WITCH – Evil Sound Screamers

Michigan’s psychedelic doom/death metal band Acid Witch is a band that I’m familiarized with after hearing their sophomore effort release of 2010’s Stoned, which was quite a pleasant listen beginning to end. Seven years later, we have the latest album titled Evil Sound Screamers which takes their inspirational themes for vicious witchcrafts, horror themed lyricism and hallucinogenic drugs with a psychedelic Halloween atmosphere to the music. Production wise, it’s insanely dark as it naturally portrays the musical branches from Witchtanic […]