alternative metal

Twenty Buck Spin To Release New Alaric/Atriarch Split!

A true clash of the titans!

Washington-based label 20 Buck Spin have confirmed the release of a split LP between Oakland's anarcho death rock outfit Alaric and Portland's blackened death/doom

Slipknot w/ Trivium at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 1/3/2012

Man hates Slipknot. Slipknot put on unbelievable show. Man ranks gig as one of the best he’s ever seen. Man’s friends look puzzled and question man's (still) doesn’t care.

I felt a certain sickly dripping on the end of my nose on Thursday night. Grey blanketed the skies above.

Skindred - Union Black (3Wise Records)

Mixing it up, Skindred style...
Release Date: 
22 Sep 2011 - 11:30pm

Skindred’s latest offering, if you’ll excuse my Victorian era metaphor, goes off like a penny firework in a glass bottle.

Fair to Midland - Arrows and Anchors (E1 Music)

The Amarillo, TX alt-metal combo put their contemporaries on notice with “Arrows and Anchors,” a triumph of down-to-earth songwriting, hard driving metal and playful imagination.

“We wanted something simple because all of our other titles have been so long-winded,” gossamer-tongued vocalist Darroh Sudderth said of the title, talking to