Nordahl’s List of Essential Metal from 2015

Greetings, my fellow metalheads. My name is Chris Nordahl and my friends Nick, Matt & Steve run this fabulous webzine you are taking time to peruse now. With the new year kicking off recently and seeing all of these top metal album lists for 2015 popping up everywhere, I was inspired to share some of…

Album Review: Lamb Of God – VII: STRUM UND DRANG

Erik D. Harshman Lamb of God (LOG) have been on their way to being pop stars for a while now. People once said that they were the “new Pantera” and while comparisons were inevitable: both rose from the underground to stadium tour success, both had a similar musician/vocalist setup, with LOG adding a guitarist, and…

Band Spotlight: Beyond the Styx

Take a look into Tours, France’s Beyond the Styx! They produce a sound so crushing and brutal that they have been equated to the likes of Lamb of God, Parkway Drive, August Burns Red and more. . . Don’t just take our word for it though, we have their debut album Leviathanima streaming below and well…

Album Review: Where Giants Once Stood – “.live above.”

The Toronto quartet Where Giants Once Stood aren’t wasting any time getting their name out there. Upon their inception in 2013 they are already planning the release of their second EP “Live Above.” (due out Sept. 2 via iTunes, Cd Baby, and BandCamp) A Self-released offering with a mix of guttural growls, screams and clean…