Tag Archives: Yakuza

Contrition (Novembers Doom, Chrome Waves, etc.) are here with “Broken Mortal Coil”

Posted by on August 31, 2021

  Chicago has become the birthplace of Contrition, a heavy metal band comprised of former and current members of Nachtmystium, Wolvhammer, Usurper, Cobalt, Yakuza, Novembers Doom, Chrome Waves, Bones, and more. Disorder Recordings reveal the release date of the band’s debut album, Broken Mortal Coil, as late October. The album features guests from The Black […]

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Video: Dillinger Escape Plan get Bruce Lamont, random dude assist at GWAR-B-Q

Posted by on August 22, 2016

If it seems like only yesterday we were raving about The Dillinger Escape Plan’s live show, that was actually earlier today. And if you were in attendance at the GWAR B-Q this past weekend, you got a chance to witness a once in a lifetime show. Granted, it might not have been everything fans expected. […]

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Bloodiest will mesmerize you with this new track

Posted by on November 11, 2015

Surely, you are familiar with the post-metal genre, with bands like Neurosis or Cult of Luna and you also know how great it can be if done right and, gladly, that’s what we have for you this time and it happens to be from the bloodiest band in the Chicago area. Bloodiest is one of […]

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Bloodiest guitarist jailed following fatal DUI accident

Posted by on August 28, 2014

Sean Patrick Riley, guitarist of Chicago experimental metal septet Bloodiest, has been charged with aggravated manslaughter following an accident this past weekend that killed a man. On Sunday (24) evening, Riley allegedly struck and killed a 55 year-old man, according to DNAInfo. Riley stayed on the scene after hitting the victim, who was taken to […]

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Watch Coliseum and Bruce Lamont Cover Eddie Money

Posted by on May 21, 2013

The A.V. Club, an offshoot of The Onion, is one of our favorite pop culture blogs. Along with no-bullshit reviews of TV, movies and video games, they also have original features like “Undercover,” where artists come in and cover one of 25 songs from a list. Last year, GWAR covered Kansas and Reggie Watts covered Van […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 16th – Black Fire Upon Us

Posted by on October 16, 2012

A cartoon leading the new releases? There is only one genre where such a thing is possible, and that is metal. And while there are music critics that would scoff at such a thing, I think it is awesome that metal is able to provide such cross-media appeal. Besides, this is a cartoon band that […]

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The Insider’s Guide to CMJ Music Marathon 2012

Posted by on October 15, 2012

The CMJ 2012 Music Marathon is nearly upon us, and as with every year, there are many awesome things happening all around New York City. As such, we realize that it’s going to be a little difficult to keep track of all the metal-related events going on, especially if planning is paired with borderline-irresponsible amounts […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Five: Saxes In Metal

Posted by on September 17, 2012

The saxophone was basically the punchline of the ’80s. An instrument that was so “cool,” it became uncool. Sure, there were some solid songs that featured the instrument (well, if you can call “Baker Street” cool), and Clarence Clemons was pretty badass in his day, but by the ’80s, the instrument was pretty much relegated […]

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Triptykon, 1349, Yakuza Announce Tour

Posted by on July 28, 2010

Triptykon, 1349 and Yakuza will be touring North America together this coming Fall.

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New & Noteworthy, June 8th – New Release Explosion

Posted by on June 8, 2010

Each Tuesday, Metal Insider will be posting a look at the new releases coming out that day courtesy of contributer Chris Colgan. We chose one hell of a week to start doing it! Did someone put out a memo saying that June 8th was the date when every record label in the rock and metal […]

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