Author Archives: Morgan Ywain Evans

20+ year Hudson Valley, NY rock singer/author/music journalist. Enby.

Rock n roll 4ever, y’all. Don’t break the oath!

Judas Priest announce 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour with Sabaton!

Judas Priest , icons of true metal, have announced a 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour for frothing metal fanatics who still crave the band’s molten and particular sound. Halford is still capable of ruling the stage and the band’s recent Firepower was masterful evidence that they still can startle with the power of even new […]

Cult Of Luna, Emma Ruth Rundle, Intronaut Tour set to kick off

In just a few days post metal brain bards Cult Of Luna will begin their early 2020 North American Tour. The much ballyhooed trek also includes the brilliant Emma Ruth Rundle and sound sculptors Intronaut. Cult Of Luna are supporting the flabbergasting achievement of A Dawn To Fear, one of their most impressive records to […]

Ringworm announce East Coast tour with All Out War, Genocide Pact, High Command

Metallic hardcore troopers RINGWORM have some looming tour dates with fellow veterans All Out War, the buzzed about High Command and ragers Genocide Pact (who just got a killer nod from no less than Kerrang as one of the top 50 best death metal bands right now). RINGWORM is touring in support of their 8th […]

Aborted announce EP ‘La Grande Mascarade’

Belgian death metal institution Aborted are back in 2020 with an Ep called La Grande Mascarade, three tracks of rebellious evil out April 17th. The EP will feature studio recordings of “Gloom and the Art of Tribulation”, “Serpent of Depravity”, and “Funereal Malediction”. “Not only do we have this ultimate badass tour with Napalm Death, but […]

PRIMUS announce ‘a tribute to kings’ tour to honor RUSH

  Lot of tour news today from Ozzy sadly having to cancel his farewell dates with Marilyn Manson due to illness to Faith No More and Korn hitting the road with Spotlights, Helmet and others in tow. For me, the coolest announcement was from, uh, the Punchbowl? Alt rock fusion funk metal hard rock blender […]

King Buffalo to release ‘Dead Star’ Ep 3.20, touring N. America and outer space

  Psychy stony proggy hard rockers King Buffalo are just the thing for getting your wheels and imagination turning on those overcast days where the clouds won’t seem to part. You can listen to their  tasteful 8 minute new road worthy opus “Eta Carinae” now from new EP Dead Star, out March 20th, if you […]

Get some new Sabbath merch to celebrate 50 years of the self titled and metal.

View this post on Instagram Celebrate 50 Years of Black Sabbath with new merch celebrating the debut album’s release #linkinbio #linkinstories #linkinstory A post shared by Black Sabbath (@blacksabbath) on Feb 13, 2020 at 9:40am PST I was lying in bed reading a Grand Admiral Thrawn book and annoyed that my hot water is […]

Terror kicking off February tour with The Warriors, Creeping Death and Dare

Get your pittin’ pants on, kids. Terror are bringing The Warriors, the very deadly indeed Creeping Death and Dare on a short West Coast (mainly Cali) run of frolic and furious foaming mouth fun. The underground is an extended family at the best of times and this looks like a rad little tour. Creeping Death […]

Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium, In Flames touring North America 2020

Huge tour news as Megadeth team up with cohorts Lamb Of God to underscore the respect the groups have often had for one another over the years. Special Guests on the tour include the iconic In Flames and metal staple genre band Trivium for a huge package. Heh, heh, Beavis…he said ‘huge package”. Sorry. Had […]

Band Spotlight: Sepultura

Icons of world thrash Sepultura are the un-killable underground dynasty that refuses naysayers and continues to evolve and make bonds with new fans year after year. 2020 finds the band -Andreas Kisser (Guitars), Derrick Green(Vocals), Eloy Casagrande (Drums) and Paulo Jr. (bass) releasing one of the most incredible statements of the group’s storied legacy, Quadra. […]

Napalm Death release ‘Logic Ravaged By Brute Force’ 7″ and digi-EP

Grind legends and active political force in these horrific times Napalm Death are back with a digital EP and 7″ (love the brightly colored options), a very Napalm Death monickered Logic Ravaged By Brute Force release. Century Media put out this pit starter and it cheers me to see this in the same time period […]

Hear Temple Of Void’s soul flattening “Casket Of Shame” at Metal Injection

Head to Metal Injection RIGHT HERE for a monster song premiere from death doomers Temple Of Void‘s new album The World That Was (Pre order here). This song had me raging and venting some major frustration at the shit show of the modern world today. “Casket Of Shame” is a fucking total beast fucker, just relentless […]

Black Dahlia Murder with Testament, Municipal Waste and Meshiaak Tour Announced

Big tour news of the day as Black Dahlia Murder confirm they will set out with Testament, Municipal Waste and Meshiaak for a North American blood run.  The near-month-long trek will commence in Phoenix, Arizona on April 20th and conclude in Anaheim, California on May 28th. Obviously this is going to be fuck-nuts bonkers mosh-city. […]

On Thorns I Lay release second single from ‘Threnos’, Lifeforce release in February

If you want to delve into some richly textural and emotional doom to start your week off with a thrilling metallic plunge, may we suggest Greek masters On Thorns I Lay and their compelling new single “Erynies”? Their newest album Threnos (Pre-order options HERE)  is out February 21st from Lifeforce Records. This is an important […]

RIP Reed Mullin, legendary drum hero of C.O.C.

It’s with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to a friend, a brother and pioneer. Reed you are loved and always will be. Lets all take a moment… — C.O.C. (@coccabal) January 28, 2020 Man, I wanted to start out by saying here’s some love to everyone hurting from this sudden news of Reed […]