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No Bragging Rights release details on new album

Posted by Fireball13 on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 10:40 AM (PST)

California metalcore band No Bragging Rights have announced their new studio release, Cycles. The album is set to be released on October 16th via E1 Entertainment.

Frontman Mike Perez commented: “We cannot wait to get this album out to our friends and fans. We are very proud of the sound and even more proud of the message behind it. We’re looking forward to playing these songs live and seeing everyone at the shows.”

The band recently signed a worldwide record deal with Good Fight/eOne Music. Perez commented on the signing: “The guys and I are beyond stoked to be a part of the GoodFight/eOne family. We feel this will be a good fit for us as we grow and continue moving forward.”

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Music Video: High On Fire – “Fertile Green”

Posted by SeanB on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 7:12 AM (PST)

So the one and only Matt Pike from stoner/doom metal band High On Fire is out of rehab for alcohol addiction and the band is back with a brand new video for the song “Fertile Green.”  It’s taken off their latest E1 Entertainment release De Vermis Mysterious and these guys sure as shit live up to the stoner metal branding that they receive.

You can click right here to see for yourself.

The story follows “Balteazeen, the Christ Twin, who sacrificed himself to give Jesus life. Forever hunted, he roams the slaughterhouse of Time, searching for answers to the riddle of his own existence…”  The video pretty much rules and it’s nice to know that Matt Pike back doing his thing.  Maybe this means they’ll actually be able to go on tour now.  Fingers crossed and we’ll keep you updated.

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Wacken Open Air Exclusive: Interview with John Henry of Darkest Hour

Posted by SeanB on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 7:25 AM (PST)

So it’s no secret that a couple of us here at Metal Riot were able to visit the biggest and best metal festival in the world recently.  Yes, I’m talking about Wacken Open Air silly.  Well, while we were there we got to spend a little time with John Henry (not the steel driving man) the lead singer of the one and only Darkest Hour.  We brought him a little whiskey and he was kind enough to sit down for a super candid interview.  So if you ever wanted to talk shit (literally) with the man himself here is your chance to see what it would be like.  So please click right here to read on, and enjoy yourself.

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Video: Darkest Hour debuts – “Severed into Separates”

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Friday, July 13, 2012 at 9:35 AM (PST)

Darkest HourD.C. metal band Darkest Hour have debuted the music video “Severed into Separates” off their new album The Human Romance released earlier this year via E1 Entertainment. The Human Romance is a follow up to the bands 2009 release The Eternal Return. video was filmed by Mihaszna Films and you can see it here.

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Music Video: Impending Doom – “Deceiver”

Posted by SeanB on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 9:09 PM (PST)

Californian christian death metalers Impending Doom have released a music video for their song “Deceiver.”  The song comes from their March 2012 release Baptized In Filth which was the bands fourth full length and released on E1 Entertainment.

To see the video for yourself click here.

Lead singer Brook Reeves explained the direction of the video recently:

“This video is a representation of the filthiness of sin that ultimately leads to hell and that is doesn’t matter If someone calls themselves a Christian with their mouth if they are not producing fruit in their lives. There are a lot of Christians out there who are fakes and will try and deceive you for power, money, or other lusts of the flesh especially in these last days. So it’s up to genuine, real, and courageous Christians to stand up and speak truth and not compromise.”

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High on Fire cancels summer tour as Matt Pike enters rehab

Posted by tyrusrunyan on Friday, June 8, 2012 at 10:59 AM (PST)

California stoner/doom/sludge/heavy metal band High on Fire have announced that they will not be appearing at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival this summer as lead singer Matt Pike has entered rehab for alcohol rehabilitation. High on Fire have suspended touring indefinably as Matt Pike takes the necessary steps towards recovery.  Click here to read the bands comments.

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High On Fire to reissue re-mastered debut album with extras

Posted by SeanB on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 5:56 AM (PST)

Sludgy stoners of doom High On Fire are set to release a deluxe re-mastered version of their debut album The Art Of Self Defense on Southern Lord Recordings this summer.  The reissue is scheduled for July 31, 2012 and also includes the band’s first demo, two bonus tracks from a 7″, and a 48 page booklet.

Click here for a track listing.

The Art Of Self Defense was originally released in 2000 by Man’s Ruin Records.  High On Fire’s latest album was released this past April 2012 and called De Vermis Mysteriis. You can read our review of the album right here, and if you haven’t given High On Fire a listen before, most definitely do.

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Impending Doom announce US headlining tour dates

Posted by KageDrummer on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 1:51 PM (PST)

California deathcore act, Impending Doom, have announced a set of headlining United States tour dates. The tour will last from July 5th through July 16th as they play in seven different states. The band will also be touring with Within The Ruins, Molotov Solution, Erra, and To Each His Own.

To check out the tour schedule click here.

Impending Doom released their newest album, “Baptized In Filth,” in March 2012 via E1 Entertainment.

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MR Staff Picks: Top Albums of April 2012 (MetalRiotJD)

Posted by JDKleinhans on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 11:12 PM (PST)

Hello, my fellow heathens an cretins, it’s that time of the month again where I get blood all over myself as I struggle to pick my top albums of the month. April had a multitude of albums that stuck with me throughout the month and continue to find themselves on my playlist rotation. Let me remind you again, I haven’t listened to every single album that has come out this month or any previous month.

Head on over here to see what I declare to be this month’s top metal albums. Let the harassing criticism begin!

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The evening started with an awkward handshake. It ended with a man hug. Potential friendships had begun to be forged that mid-spring night. I suppose I should start at the beginning.

Upon arriving at the historic Rave / Eagles Club just west of downtown Milwaukee, I made a quick phone call to a gentleman who some call “Ablaze”. Between the wrought iron bars surrounding a school ground, I watched as the frontman for Blackguard raised his hand up in the air and spun around in a circle. This was going to be an interesting night indeed.

Instead of having the usual casual interview that I typically strive for – as I am very sensitive to the fact that I may be interrupting some pre-show ritual – I ended up sitting around on a futon while having a very laid back and oftentimes “inappropriate” 90 minute conversation with various members of not only Blackguard but Bonded By Blood and Kittie as well. If the show itself was going to be anything like this pre-show “interview” (stay tuned), then it was going to be a very memorable night indeed.

To see if the show itself was as memorable, head on over here.

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Chimaira release video of entire Oxford concert

Posted by SeanB on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 6:02 AM (PST)

Chicago metalcore act Chimaira have released a multi-camera recording or their March 22, 2012 show in Oxford, England.  The performance was at Academy 2 and shot by Metalhead Media.  You can click right here to see the video.

Chimaira’s last release was 2011’s The Age of Hell on eOne Entertainment.

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Album Review: High on Fire – “De Vermis Mysteriis”

Posted by JDKleinhans on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 12:05 AM (PST)

Doom metal. Stoner metal. Sludge metal. Define it with a label if you must  but in the end there are only a handful of bands do what High on Fire does, much less on a scale and level in which they do it. In 2003 I was introduced to a little album called Dopesmoker by a band known only as Sleep. Dopesmoker consists of a single track that clocks in at 63:31 and it completely blew my mind. Thus, was I introduced to High on Fire and my obsession with this crushing band began.

De Vermis Mysteriis is HoF’s sixth studio album and with its increased production reminds everyone how truly brutal and heavy HoF is and doom metal can be. Translated as “The Mysteries of the Worm”, De Vermis Mysteriis is a concept album that centers on H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulu mythos and follows the life and times of the brother of Jesus as he travels forward and then backwards through time.

Concept albums can be a tricky thing. To find out how well HoF executes this latest addition to the world of concept albums, head on over here.

Cover Art Battle: Landscapes, Faces, and Stories

Posted by JDKleinhans on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 11:29 AM (PST)

Welcome to Metal Riot’s Cover Art Battle! Every week we try and show the best-of-the-best in metal cover art, ranging from the fantastically illustrated to hauntingly photographed and everything in between.

Sorry we’re a week late on this one (again). There’s so much good TV right now that it keeps getting in the way. But fuck TV, you’re here for metal. So, here’s our top nominees for April 3rd, the week of visual storytelling: Akphaezya, Atoma, Beak, Beyond Terror Beyond Grace, Black Sheep Wall, High On Fire, Lonewolf, Outcast, Vertigo Steps.

Now take your cretin hedonistic ass over here and get to voting!

***WINNER*** Black Sheep Wall – No Matter Where It Ends

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Album Review: Overkill – “The Electric Age”

Posted by Allred on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 7:58 PM (PST)

Well, I think I am going to need to go to the hospital, or at least to an orthodontist. For at least ten days straight I have listened to nothing but The Electric Age, the latest full-length release from those New Jersey stalwarts, OverKill, and not only have my teeth been knocked cleanly from my face, but I also can’t seem to pick my jaw up off the floor.

Since the release of their debut, self-titled EP in 1984, OverKill have been a force to be reckoned with in the world of metal music. Prolific doesn’t even begin to break the tip of the iceberg when it comes to these guys. What is even more amazing than a thirty plus year career, containing sixteen full-lengths, three live albums, two EP’s, and a covers album, is the fact that OverKill have managed to do all of this while undergoing constant line-up changes, yet always having retained the ‘Kill sound.

Find out why OverKill continues to be the best thrash metal band on the planet right here.

Look, we know you had shit to do tonight but you may as well forget about getting any of it done.  Our apologies, but how can you possibly resist listening to High on Fire‘s entire upcoming album De Vermis Mysteriis???  It’s streaming right here and we suggest that you ingest some serums of Liao to prepare for your dark journey as you are about to hear the most hellish secrets learnt by early man.

De Vermis Mysteriis was recorded in Salem, MA at GodCity and produced by Converge guitarist Kurt Ballou. The title translates to “mysteries of the worm” and is named after a fictional book created by Robert Bloch and made famous by writer H.P. Lovecraft.  This album covers topics ranging from time travel to a “a Jesus twin who can see the past through his ancestors’ eyes.” It has been called, “direct, eye-opening and powerfully supernatural.”

The album is slated to be released on April 3rd via eOne Entertainment and will be High on Fire’s sixth studio album and a follow up to their 2010 effort Snakes for the Divine.

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