Tag Archives: Broken Hope

Earthburner complete debut album for 2024 release; guitarist Jeremy Wagner shares update and artwork teaser

Posted by on October 25, 2023

    Extreme metal entity Earthburner, initiated by Broken Hope’s Jeremy Wagner in 2002, has finally completed their debut full-length album after years in the making. Recorded at Criteria Recording Studios in Miami, FL, the album features 11 tracks with vocals from Mitch Harris (Napalm Death/Menace/Brave the Cold) and special appearances by Ross Dolan (Immolation) […]

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Maryland Deathfest 2024: First wave of bands announced: Bloodbath, 1349, Ahab, Primordial, etc.

Posted by on January 25, 2023

  Maryland Deathfest organizers have announced the first wave of bands almost two weeks earlier than initially planned. The 2024 edition will take place on May 23-26. Early bird four-day passes go on sale this Friday (27th) at 11:00 AM EST via this location. Regarding the stages, the organizers have expressed that the Edison Lot […]

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Interview: Broken Hope guitarist Jeremy Wagner on new horror novel ‘Rabid Heart’

Posted by on October 3, 2018

Jeremy Wagner is most recognized in the metal community as the founding guitarist for the death metal group Broken Hope. While he’s not working on creating heavy riffs, he lets his imagination run wild by writing best-selling novels, which includes his debut The Armageddon Chord. Tomorrow (4th), Wagner’s latest horror novel Rabid Heart will be […]

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Dirge Within breaks up, Shaun Glass forms new band

Posted by on January 31, 2018

The timeline of Chicago’s Dirge Within is a long and twisting one. Formed by former Soil and Broken Hope guitarist Shaun Glass, the band were around for six years before changing their name to The Bloodline in 2013. Four years later, they changed their name back to Dirge Within, calling it a revival. That revival […]

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Broken Hope perform “Mutilated and Assimilated” for A.V Club’s in-studio session

Posted by on August 15, 2017

The Onion’s AV Club must be an amazing place to work. Not only have they had the likes of GWAR, Melvins and Napalm Death cover classic songs by other bands for their long-running AV Undercover series, but now they’ve started having bands in to play their originals. Broken Hope recently participated in the avclub.com’s AVC […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/22: Stone Sour sell superbly

Posted by on July 12, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There weren’t too many debuts this week compared to previous weeks, but we do have another hard rock/metal album taking the number one spot. In other news, I took a good look at […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/6: King Gizzard and the The Lizard Wizard Deliver the charts

Posted by on July 6, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Happy late 4th, hope you left a copy of the Declaration of Independence out under your American Flag Tree so that Nicholas Cage can come steal it and leave a copy of one […]

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Video premiere: Broken Hope, “The Carrion Eaters”

Posted by on May 26, 2017

Next year, Chicago death metal standard bearers Broken Hope will celebrate their 30th anniversary. And with their seventh album, Mutilated and Assimilated, coming out on Century Media Records on June 23rd, we’re proud to premiere the video for “The Carrion Eaters.” The album was inspired by John Carpenter’s bleak 1982 horror film The Thing, and while the NSFW […]

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Metal community reacts to Prince’s passing

Posted by on April 21, 2016

2016 keeps doing its terrible duty of claiming the lives of iconic musicians like David Bowie or Lemmy (technically 2015) and today a big one has left us, as pop icon Prince has passed at the age of 57. We know Prince isn’t necessarily the embodiment of Satan or heavy music but no one can […]

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Rock and metal artists react to death of Eagles’ Glenn Frey

Posted by on January 19, 2016

The week started with a low note with the passing of Eagle’s guitarist and singer, Glenn Frey yesterday at the age of 67. Frey had been battling a series of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia while recovering from intestinal surgery. The band’s Facebook page posted the following regarding the news: It is […]

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