Thursday December 12, 2013
As the year winds down, it's time to pick the best metal albums released in 2013. It will take a few years to get a better perspective, but at first glance the elite albums of this year stack up pretty favorably with recent years. Choosing which 20 albums make the list is always a challenging proposition, but the one at the top was an easy choice. Check out our list of 2013's best metal albums and comment on what you think the year's top releases were.
2013's Best Heavy Metal Albums
(CD cover courtesy Nuclear Blast Records)
Wednesday December 11, 2013
As the holidays approach, the number of releases declines, but we still managed to find 10 new metal albums for our weekly short review article, including releases from Bat, Bloodgood, Caina, Derogatory, Dismal, Disfiguring The Goddess, I Shalt Become, J.J. Hrubovcak, Lunar Explosion and Slaughterday.
Latest Heavy Metal Album Reviews: December 11, 2013
Recent Heavy Metal DVD Reviews:
Black Sabbath - Live...Gathered In Their Masses
Nightwish - Showtime, Storytime
(CD cover courtesy Decomp Records)
Tuesday December 10, 2013
Here are the new heavy metal CD and DVD releases for this week. For the most detailed and up-to-date schedule, check out our complete Heavy Metal CD Release Date calendar.
December 10, 2013
Bloodgood - Dangerously Close (Doolittle)
Caina - Earth Inferno (Church Of)
Derogatory - Above All Else (FDA Rekotz)
Disfiguring The Goddess - Deprive (Decomp)
Dismal - Giostra di Vapore (Dreamcell 11)
Groan - Ride The Snake EP (Superhot)
Kimi Karki - The Bone Of My Bones (Svart)
Lament - Left Behind EP (Roxx)
Mastodon - Live At Brixton (Warner Brothers)
Nightwish - Showtime, Storytime DVD/CD (Nuclear Blast)
The Ocean - Collective Oblivion DVD (Metal Blade)
Selim Lemouchi & His Enemies - Earth Air Spirit Water Fire (Van)
Slaughterday - Nightmare Vortex (FDA Rekotz)
Monday December 9, 2013
Steve Brodsky from Cave In and Ben Koller from Converge and All Pigs Must Die have teamed up to form Mutoid Man. Their debut album Helium Head was recently released. Koller gives us the lowdown on how the project formed, the recording of the album, a recent Black Sabbath show he attended, influential albums, other drummers he admires, the status of the next Converge album and more.
Read the complete Mutoid Man Interview
(photo courtesy Yvonne Jukes)