Tag Archives: Woe

Woe and Ultha removed from festival for performing with Inquisition

Posted by on April 17, 2017

The political atmosphere has been very tense in America and Europe alike for quite some time already. That torrid sentiment has been transferred into the music world, including metal, which has been targeted by certain groups and organizations for some of the controversial views some bands have, or the illusion they’ve created about metal bands […]

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Premiere: Grind trio Unrest give you Inaction

Posted by on February 10, 2015

You can sometimes tell a lot about a band by things without hearing them. Their band name or album cover, perhaps. Or maybe their album title. Philly/Brooklyn trio Unrest are set to release their debut album, Grindcore, on March 24th on Unspeakable Axe Records.  The band, consisting of Woe founder Chris Grigg and Brooks Wilson and  Steve Jansson of […]

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SXSW panel asks if underground metal has surfaced

Posted by on March 14, 2014

It’s cool when other music fans get into the metal you like, right? Tell that to the underground faithful, who are often so protective of death, black, thrash and other forms of extreme music that they’re constantly concerned that metal will get diluted by outsiders. SXSW’s panel “Has Metal Lost Its Edge?” sounded like a […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 23rd: Dedicated to Chaos

Posted by on April 23, 2013

We’re experiencing a brief off-week before jumping into more weeks that are jammed with new albums. However, this week has one of the most intriguing new albums coming out this month, so this list is worth your attention just for that. Read on!     Queensrÿche with Geoff Tate, Frequency Unknown (Cleopatra)   So for […]

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Woe Are “Exhausted”

Posted by on March 21, 2013

It’s been three years since Philly-based black metallers Woe released an album. It’s a good thing they took their time, because if the first taste of their new album, Withdrawal, is any indication, they’ve made what could be their best album yet. “Exhausted,” streaming now on Stereogum, is relentlessly heavy for it’s first 3 1/2 minutes, […]

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Candlelight Records Premieres New Ihsahn, Rumpelstiltskin Grinder Songs Via Free Sampler

Posted by on May 3, 2012

We’re all pretty excited for the release of Ihsahn’s new solo record Eremita, set to be released on June 19. And thanks to the former Emperor guitarist’s label Candlelight Records, we get an early taste of a full song (and not just audio samples). Candlelight Records is currently releasing a free eight song sampler via […]

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March Is Metal Month: Win Awesome Stuff From Candlelight

Posted by on March 20, 2012

As you all know by now, March is Metal Month. That means that it’s time to support your favorite genre of music by picking up some music from some of its best artists. It’s also something that EMI and the labels it distributes are doing to raise awareness of all the bands on its’ labels. […]

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Final Four Bands Confirmed For Metal Suckfest

Posted by on October 11, 2011

The lineup to the inaugural Metal Suckfest was already looking pretty sweet, with Municipal Waste headlining the first night and Cynic headlining the second night (oh, and did we mention the pre-game show featuring Mayhem?). Yet when our buds at Metal Sucks revealed more of the lineup, they also promised that there were still four […]

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Metal Suckfest Pre-Game Added On, Tickets On Sale Now

Posted by on September 9, 2011

Earlier this week, Metal Sucks revealed more bands that were set to appear on the inaugural Metal Suckfest. Two days of a crap load of metal? How can you beat that? Well guess what: they’ve added a pre-game show on November 3 to kick off the festivities! That’s right, THREE days of metal at the […]

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Scion Rock Fest Officially Announced

Posted by on January 13, 2011

So yesterday we ran the leaked lineup and location information for the third annual Scion Rock Fest, taking place in Pomona CA. Today they officially announced the free festival, and it’s… pretty much everything we said yesterday. One thing that didn’t click with us yesterday is that Primate will be one of the bands playing. That’s […]

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