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 sanity...man (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