Out September 6th via Iron Bonehead, Transfixion of Spirits, from Portugal’s Black Cilice, is a densely packed, visceral gut punch of longer form black metal soundscaping.
Sounding nothing like what his name might suggest, punky singer/songwriter Dylan Disaster both discusses and debuts his brand-new, sophomore solo recording, Remission.
Greg Van Kerkhof, bassist for South Africa’s favourite heavy band Red Helen, speaks up about his new acoustic side project, new single “Never Again,” and effects of a life-altering car accident.
Despite obvious production flaws, Mütiilation’s The Lost Tapes still exudes a barbaric charm that may be limited to a kvlt audience but definitely checks the right boxes for this small sector of the black metal community.
The folky singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Jack Garton, is set to independently issue his sophomore solo studio recording, Love You Over Time, on June 29th. Today, we’re debuting his second single, “Magnolia”.
Into Canadian punks Single Mothers? You should check out The Drew Thomson Foundation’s new, punky alt-country, 4-song Stay EP which dropped on May 11th via Dine Alone Records. Here’s our exclusive track-by-track.
Ihsahn’s newest release, Ámr, continues his musical journey, delving into rock, electronica, new wave and synthpop influences, resulting in something far transcending mere guitar-driven metal. An engaging, provocative listening experience.
Hear the new track “The Forest Is Our Temple” from Neurosis frontman Steve Von Till’s solo side-project Harvestman.
Bay Area punk band The Story So Far has premiered a new song called “Solo” today from their highly anticipated new, self-titled album.
Former Feeder frontman Grant Nicholas takes to the road for a set of solo dates in support of his upcoming Black Clouds EP. PureGrainAudio took the opportunity to catch the rocker in the intimate settings of the Portland Arms in Cambridge.
Sean Danielsen, frontman for Gold-certified hard rock band, Smile Empty Soul, has partnered with PureGrainAudio to offer an exclusive download of his new song “Food Chain.”
Oecist is a band that the vast majority of you haven’t heard of before today. Not your fault though, the post-metal solo project is quite underground and only the true savants know of Oecist. At least, until now. Founded by San Antonio, Texas-based multinstrumentalist BJ Dierkes, Oecist is a solo project of epic proportions. Read on below to see what gear BJ uses and to learn more about the pending September 1, 2014 release of the debut album XVIII LIII (Crowquill Records).
You already know him as the songwriter, lead singer, and guitarist for the wildly popular Los Angeles-based hard rock band Smile Empty Soul, but know you’ll also get to know Sean Danielsen for his solo work.
Instrumental rock guitar music is one of the few things that really gets white people amped up (Citation: Chapelle Show February 2004). In today’s saturated music market, few rise to the top as masters of their craft. I found one in Canada, and he was gracious enough to share a few words about his latest album, In a Locked Room on the Moon. Please meet Nick Johnston.