Cooking Up Monster Riffs With Mastodon

After conquering the metal and hard rock world, it seems Mastodon has set their collective sight on another goal. Troy Sanders aka Chef Troyardi just released his first cooking tutorial video where he shows you how to cook pizza with a vinyl cop of their brand new B-sides and rarities album "Medium...
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BJ & Migs L&L BAND OF THE WEEK: Always Naked

Always Naked was formed one night in Seattle, when Skylar and Rahul first found each other. Skylar, with her raw lyrics, and Rahul with his ability on skins, set the tone. Then along came Pword on bass and Knuckles on rhythm guitar, two best friends from Walla Walla. Together, these weirdo’s write...
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"We Wanted To Do Our Part In Corrupting The World With Our Music" : A Conversation With John McEntee Of INCANTATION

Incantation are O.G's in the world of underground death metal. For more than 30 years, this East coast death crew has been creating dark, blasphemous heavy music. Vocalist / guitarist John McEntee has been along for the entire ride. Their new album "Sect Of Vile Divinities" is 12 more tracks of...
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The Fall Of Troy’s Thomas Erak On The New Album “Mukiltearth,” The Unifying Force Of Music and The Importance Of Bret “The Hitman” Hart

This Friday, Northwest heavy hitters The Fall Of Troy return with the highly anticipated album “Mukiltearth.” With the title of the release bearing the name of their original hometown, it’s pretty safe to assume they are proud of their roots. I met up with guitatist / vocalist Thomas Erak via Zoom...
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10 Summer Rock Songs For Those Long Summer Days

You need some summer music? I got you covered. Here are some of my favorite songs to listen to while dying in the heat and taking back some good summer beers!
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‘Back in Black’ Turns 40: How the Landmark AC/DC Album Was Viewed in 1980

AC/DC’s landmark album ‘Back in Black’ celebrates its 40th anniversary on July 25, 2020. In this article, we’ll look back at interviews, reviews, and other commentary to see what people were saying about the record in 1980.
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The Pride And Joy Of Mukilteo : The Fall of Troy Releases First Single From New Album “Mukiltearth”

It’s been four years since we were blessed with new music from the pride and joy of Mukilteo, the genre bending and always inventive band known as The Fall Of Troy. Well the wait is over ! The Fall of Troy has just released the debut single from their new album appropriately named “Mukiltearth,”...
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FCON Spreads The Northwest Hardcore Punk Reality

Although Northwest hardcore punk band FCON might not be able to play shows right now, they aren’t letting that keep them silent. The band is currently raising money for “King County Equity Now” through the sales of merch and music. It’s safe to say that FCON isn’t shy about their messaging – one...
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Happy Anniversary to Slipknot's Debut Album!

21 years ago . . . yes you read that right. 21 years ago, a band, virtually unheard of by anyone from Iowa debuted their first album, and it changed rock music and pushed boundries of what was popular at the time. Now, in 2020, it still holds up. Let's celebrate!
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My Mid-Year Top 20 Metal Albums

It’s safe to say this year has been a huge blur. I honestly had to do a double take when I realized we are already halfway through 2020. Though we’ve all been thrown off by the complete trash fire of a year that it’s been, there have still been a ton of incredible albums released within the realms...
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