Tag Archives: Kurt Ballou

Code Orange tops the Billboard vinyl charts

Posted by on September 12, 2014

Code Orange’s sophomore effort, I Am King, tops the Billboard Vinyl Album charts this week. To compare, Every Time I Die’s From Parts Unknown and Mastodon’s Once More ‘Round the Sun peaked at #3. Drummer Jami Morgan explained the new album in a recent interview. “I Am King is about embracing yourself to be better than you think you are, […]

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Interview: 5 Minutes with Every Time I Die’s Keith Buckley, pt. 2 – Win a signed CD!

Posted by on June 23, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/o9gNCF1WoG8[/youtube] Every Time I Die’s From Parts Unkown will be released one week from tomorrow (7/1), but you’ve probably already had a chance to hear it by now. Recently, vocalist Keith Buckley stopped by our offices just before heading out on the Warped Tour to chat with us. Last week, you got to hear about the […]

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‘Thirst’y for new Every Time I Die? This will help

Posted by on May 19, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/4wAqPzgfR1s[/youtube] It’s been a few years since we heard from Every Time I Die. The Buffalo hardcore band’s last album, Ex Lives, was their most successful album yet, debuting in the top 20. With their seventh album, From Parts Unkown, coming out on July 1, the band have debuted a video for the song “Thirst” via […]

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Iron Reagan (Members of Municipal Waste, Ex-Darkest Hour) Sign To Relapse

Posted by on March 6, 2014

Iron Reagan, spearheaded by frontman Tony Foresta (Municipal Waste) and members/ex-members of Darkest Hour and Cannabis Corpse have been signed to Relapse Records. The band is also currently recording their followup to Worse Than Dead, their debut that came out last year. On mixing duty for the album is none other than Converge’s Kurt Ballou, […]

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Is Every Time I Die recording new album Converge’s Kurt Ballou? Looks like it! [UPDATE]

Posted by on February 28, 2014

We know that Every Time I Die has been working on new material, and should have something released by the time they embark on the Warped Tour this summer. Now it appears that they’ll be recording said new material with none other than Converge guitarist and noted producer Kurt Ballou. Ballou alluded to this in […]

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Converge working on new material

Posted by on January 31, 2014

It’s always exciting to find out a good band is back in the studio, kind of like the feeling we got yesterday when hearing that Mastodon is wrapping up their album. That’s why today’s a good day indeed, as Converge drummer Ben Koller shared via Instagram that he was working on new music with guitarist Kurt Ballou. […]

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Skeletonwitch Releases New Song And Cover Artwork To ‘Serpents Unleashed’

Posted by on August 14, 2013

October 29, that’s when we can expect to hear Skeletonwitch’s new album Serpents Unleashed in its entirety. And while Prosthetic Records has launched pre-orders for the album, they’ve also offered us a new song and cover artwork to hold us over till October. As you may recall, Skeletonwitch first played the song “Burned From Bone” […]

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One Live Album Isn’t Enough For High On Fire

Posted by on May 29, 2013

There are some bands that are truly best experienced one way: live. High on Fire is definitely one of those bands. Although they’ve come close, especially with last year’s De Vermiis Mysteriis, a  CD recording just can’t quite capture the thunderous power of the stoner metal trio. But for those who cannot make it to a […]

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Skeletonwitch Plays New Song at SXSW

Posted by on March 14, 2013

[youtube width=”500″ height=”344″]http://youtu.be/gJhBt9iaPhk[/youtube] Any new Skeletonwitch is good Skeletonwitch. According to the band’s Facebook, the band is nearly done writing the new album up in Salem, MA and will be recording with the help of Converge’s Kurt Ballou. But why wait for new material when you can hear some now? The above video was recorded […]

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Kvelertak Discuss New Album And American Culture

Posted by on February 22, 2013

Two years ago, Kvelertak hadn’t even played their first show in America. Their debut album, which had been released overseas in late 2010, didn’t become available domestically until March 15, four days after their first stateside show in San Francisco. This time, the band is here well in advance of their  sophomore album being released, […]

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