Tag Archives: Heavy Metal News

Primitive Man touring with Spectral Voice, playing Terror Fests

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Colorado metal bands Primitive Man and Spectral Voice will continue to support their great 2017 albums on tour together this year.

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Exodus & Municipal Waste supporting Adult Swim’s ‘Mr. Pickles’ on tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

‘Mr. Pickles Thrash-tacular featuring Exodus and Municipal Waste’ brings two thrash bands together to celebrate the new season of Adult Swim’s animated series ‘Mr. Pickles.’

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Iron Reagan & Gatecreeper releasing a split (hear 2 songs), touring separately

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The split was mixed by Converge’s Kurt Ballou and it features five new Iron Reagon songs and three new Gatecreeper songs. You can stream Iron Reagan’s “Paper Shredder” and Gatecreeper’s “War Has Begun” now.

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Power Trip, Sheer Mag, Fury & Red Death touring together

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Power Trip, whose Nightmare Logic was our 7th favorite album of 2017, already had tons of 2018 tour dates announced, including some big hard rock festivals, and they have now added yet another string of shows. The newly-added run is a killer quadruple bill…

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (1/5)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Jeff Rosenstock, Watain, Scallops Hotel (aka Milo), and more.

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Todd Barry busts on Sacred Bones in new Netflix special, touring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Todd’s new special was filmed at Music Hall of Williamsburg and has him roasting an employee of indie label Sacred Bones (who used to write for our metal site Invisible Oranges).

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Antibalas on tour, playing two Brooklyn shows with offshoot group Here Lies Man

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Brooklyn Afrobeat vets Antibalas released Where the Gods Are Peace via Daptone last fall — their sixth album and first in five years. It found them in top form and you can stream the whole thing below. The ensemble have tour dates starting this month in Washington, DC and have two Brooklyn shows with awesome stoner metal afrobeat offshoot Here Lies Man…

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The Dillinger Escape Plan played their final shows at T5 (videos, setlists, night 3 review)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Guests over the course of the three nights included Mike Patton, former members Dmitri Minakakis and Brian Benoit, and string quartet Seven)Suns.

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A Perfect Circle releasing 10″ before album, ft. new song “Disillusioned”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Maynard James Keenan-fronted supergroup A Perfect Circle have been playing new songs live and talking about their first album since 2004 for a while now. A release date is still unknown (we just know it’s their “their forthcoming BMG debut”), but first, they did confirm a March 9 release of a 10″ single featuring two songs from the album…

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20 Best New(ish) Artists of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s harder and harder to figure out what really qualifies as a ”new” artist, but here are 20 that we love that are at least new-ish, from Phoebe Bridgers to Vagabon to Cardi B.

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BrooklynVegan’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Perfume Genius to Kendrick Lamar to Power Trip to Julien Baker, here are our 50 favorite albums of 2017.

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The Best Metal of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Our metal sister site Invisible Oranges ran down their favorite metal albums of the year. Plus, see lists from King Woman, Planning for Burial, and Amenra.

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Five Overlooked Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s days before Christmas, and that means we won’t be getting much in the way of new albums until the new year. In lieu of that, Notable Releases of the Week is going into hibernation until January and I’m replacing it this week with Five Overlooked Albums of the Year.

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Dillinger Escape Plan put final shows back on sale, gave their last interview (with Lars Ulrich)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The first show has DEP and Mike Patton performing their collaborative 2002 EP together with God Mother opening, and the second two will be opened by Code Orange and Daughters.

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American Nightmare announce first album in 15 years, share first single

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Reunited hardcore greats American Nightmare recently teased something coming on Rise Records in February, and now we know that is indeed their first album since 2003’s We’re Down Til We’re Underground. It’s self-titled and due out on February 16…

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