1 day ago · Powerviolence bands focus on speed, brevity, bizarre timing breakdowns, and constant tempo changes. Powerviolence songs are often very short; it is not uncommon for some to last less than 30 seconds. Some groups, particularly Man Is the Bastard, took influence from sludge metal and noise music.
1 day ago · Swedish death metal is a death metal music scene developed in Sweden. Many Swedish death metal bands are associated with the melodic death metal movement, thus giving Swedish death metal a different sound from other variations of death metal. Unlike American death metal groups, the first Swedish bands were rooted in hardcore punk.
1 day ago · Melodic death metal (also referred to as melodeath) is a subgenre of death metal that employs highly melodic guitar riffs, often borrowing from traditional heavy metal.The style originated and developed in Sweden (pioneered by At the Gates, Dark Tranquillity and In Flames) and the United Kingdom (pioneered by Carcass) around 1993.
1 day ago · Filth Pig is the sixth studio album by American industrial metal band Ministry, released on January 30, 1996 by Warner Bros. Records.The title was allegedly derived from a statement made in the British Houses of Parliament, in which the band's leader Al Jourgensen was described as a "filthy pig" by MP Teddy Taylor for his onstage theatrics.
1 day ago · Placing Mastodon "among the elite of bands" on the strength of Leviathan, Avi Pitchon wrote in Terrorizer that the album "rampages through in a shining epic flow, the 'crazy' parts never separate from the classic metal parts". Online music magazine Pitchfork Media placed Leviathan at number 126 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.
1 day ago · Persefone - Aathma (extreme metal, metal, heavy metal, melodic death metal, progressive, progressive metal, Andorra) Ramsey - Ramsey (Alternative, Pop) Siberian - Through Ages of Sleep (metal, hardcore, metal, post-rock, sludge, Linköping) Sr. Langosta - El experimento caribeño (acid jazz, funk, jazz, San Juan)
Eyehategod, whose highly-anticipated new album, A History of Nomadic Behavior, arrives on March 12 (Century Media Records), have revealed a final preview of the 12-song album, releasing the song “Circle of Nerves.” “’Circle of Nerves’ is the last single before the release of our new album, A History of Nomadic Behavior,” explains Eyehategod singer Mike IX Williams.
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