Tag Archives: Coven

Carcass, Youth Of Today, Daughters, Etc. added to 2020 ‘Oblivion Access’ Festival

Posted by on January 14, 2020

The 2020 ‘Oblivion Access’ Festival, formerly known as the “Austin Terror Fest,” has announced more bands to the massive bill, which features of 50 bands. The festival will take place June 05th-07th across several venues, The Barracuda, Empire Control Room & Garage, and Mohawk venues in Austin, TX. The festival has expanded into new genres and sounds […]

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Kiss’ Gene Simmons says devil horns was an homage to “Spider-Man”

Posted by on June 16, 2017

According to an issue in U.K.’s Classic Rock magazine,  Kiss’ Gene Simmons’ devil horns was an homage to Spider-man. Based on the comic book series, the superhero would extract spiderwebs from his wrist following a devil-horn-like motion. Simmons recently filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark the hand  signal metalheads […]

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Proto-Metal Band Coven Finally Given Their Due

Posted by on October 27, 2016

Of all outlets, People Magazine has done a fantastic write-up on the oft-ignored proto-metal band Coven who released their first album Witchcraft Destroys Minds & Reaps Souls in 1969 and were perhaps the first ‘goth’ band. Their dark occult-themed songs were a stark contrast to the hippie culture that had swept the nation. They even beat Black Sabbath by […]

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Noctum’s Top 5: Swedish And Most Evil Bands

Posted by on October 21, 2013

Noctum is a prime example of just how evil the citizens of Sweden can be. Their new album Final Sacrifice (out October 29 via Metal Blade) has many under their spell, with Decibel Magazine even hailing them as the new wave of Satanic rock. So we asked vocalist/guitarist David Indelöf and bassist Tobias Rosén to […]

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