Tag Archives: East of the Wall

Guitar Hero Live unveils initial set list

Posted by on May 12, 2015

A month or so ago, everyone got pretty excited when it was announced that first Rock Band and then Guitar Hero were being revived for next-gen systems. Then a screen shot on Guitar Hero’s Facebook page showed 10 songs that were a bit polarizing. And by “a bit polarizing,” we mean “everyone hated it.” A […]

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East of the Wall take on Nick Drake

Posted by on January 8, 2015

Folkie Nick Drake died in 1974 at the age of 26 following an overdose of antidepressants, long before he got the recognition he deserved. Other musicians and a Volkswagen commercial have made the English songwriter much more popular in death than he was alive, however. And now, for a split 7″ with Cryptodira, East of […]

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Your definitive guide to metal at SXSW

Posted by on March 3, 2014

Right now, downtown Austin is bracing itself for the calm before the storm. In just four days (7), annual music, interactive and film mega-convention South by SouthWest (SXSW) will begin, and won’t let up until the following Sunday (16). Spring break for the music industry, place where bands go to get signed, or place where […]

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SXSW Showcases For MetalSucks and Metal Injection Annonced

Posted by on February 6, 2014

In about a month, Austin, TX will be rife with music and more with the South By Southwest from March 7 through 16. There will be plenty of metal events to sink your teeth into should you attend, and our friends over at Metal Injection and MetalSucks  have announced their respective showcases to get you started. […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 29th: All Hell Breaks Loose

Posted by on October 29, 2013

It seems appropriate that the week of Halloween would have more metal releases than almost every other week of the year. Be prepared to take notes, because you have tons of choices for new music to get this week!   Protest the Hero, Volition (Razor & Tie)   Volition marks a number of changes for Protest the Hero. […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 25th – Names Mean Nothing

Posted by on October 25, 2011

With Halloween approaching, today’s title is only fitting, given that names are ideally kept hidden on the holiday of hidden identities. It also fits because there is a very strong likelihood that most of the bands on today’s list will not be recognized by most readers. It’s another day dedicated to the underground before the […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 20th – Punch the Walls

Posted by on July 20, 2010

The Mayhem Festival kicked off last weekend and was heralded by new releases from three of its artists. This weekend sees the beginning of another big tour, Summer Slaughter, headlined by comeback artist of the year Decapitated. And while no Summer Slaughter artists have new releases today (although there will be one next week), there […]

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