Witchcraft; New Song ‘The Outcast’ Available For Streaming

WITCHCRAFT: New Song 'The Outcast' Available For Streaming

Swedish classic/doom rock masters WITCHCRAFT will release their new album, “Nucleus”, on January 15, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The effort will be made available as a CD, lavish digipak (also as a t-shirt bundle), on vinyl (black, clear, splatter, gold) and as a digital download. Continue reading

Ape Machine’s “Coalition Of The Unwilling” Out Now

 With a heady mix of animal aggression and technical precision, APE MACHINE‘s music carries an organic depth and warmth rarely heard since the time of rock’s glorious early years (or your Dad’s bad ass record collection) infused with an exceptional modern sensibility. When the mystical lyrics of vocalist Caleb Heinze lock in with the band’s stone-cold groove, the band demonstrates an earth-shaking ability to rock. A true four-piece, the group has been called “a rock and roll band with a finger on the pulse of the 70’s and their asses firmly in the present that delivers “true guts and glory rock and roll“. 

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Cult of Luna, G.I.S.M, Repulsion, Bang, and more added to Roadburn 2016 line up

Cult of Luna, G.I.S.M, Repulsion, Bang, and more added to Roadburn 2016 line up

  • CULT OF LUNA to celebrate tenth anniversary of Somewhere Along The Highway with a special performance.
  • G.I.S.M, REPULSION, and BLOOD CEREMONY added to Lee Dorrian’s curated events
  • BANG play their first show in Europe at Roadburn 2016.


2016 will mark a decade since CULT OF LUNA unleashed Somewhere Along The Highway – catapulting them to the top of end of year lists, and in to prized positions in record collections the world over. Continue reading

Truckfighters To Tour Australia

IT WAS SO FUN LAST TIME, so here we go again! TRUCKFIGHTERS back to Australia!
6th Jan BRISBANE Crowbar – TICKETS
7th Jan SYDNEY Factory Floor – TICKETS
8th Jan CANBERRA The Basement – TICKETS
9th Jan MELBOURNE Prince Bandroom – TICKETS
10th Jan ADELAIDE Enigma Bar – TICKETS

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HOUND Debuts New Song “Over the Edge”

Heavy Philly Trio to Release New Album, ‘Out of Space’, November 27
“burly, bongwater-splattered rock’n’roll, the kind designed to sound particularly righteous coming from a pinstriped AMC Gremlin…unrelenting” – PITCHFORK

   Philadelphia underground rock band HOUND will release its new album Out of Spaceon November 27 via SRA Records. The power trio — guitarist / vocalist Perry Shall, drummer Chris Wilson (also of Ted Leo and the Pharmacists) and bassist Patrick Hickey — whose sound has been described as “just the right combination of attack and restraint” recorded the album at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, PA (Title Fight, Braid). Today,The Obelisk premieres the new song “Over the Edge“, calling the band’s Continue reading

High on Fire to Join 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour; Lineup + Dates Announced

Legendary California Metal Band, Abbath, Skeletonwitch and Tribulation Unite for All-Star North American Trek

“HIGH ON FIRE is the sludgy resin from 30 years of super-hard-rock history transubstantiated into three men from Oakland with low-slung jeans” – THE NEW YORK TIMES

HIGH ON FIRE (L to R: Des Kensel, Matt Pike, Jeff Matzphoto: Jimmy Hubbard

   Heavy music giants HIGH ON FIRE will tour North America as part of the 2016 Decibel Magazine Tour, set to launch March 17 in Baltimore, MD. Joining HIGH ON FIRE on the bill will be Sweden’s Tribulation, Ohio’s Skeletonwitch and Abbath (former frontman of Norwegian black metal legends, Immortal). The month-long trek will run through April 15 in Philadelphia, PA. HIGH ON FIRE, whose 2002 album Surrounded by Thieves, is enshrined in Decibel’s ‘Hall of Fame’, continues to tour in support of its new LP,Luminiferous, hailed by Rolling Stone as “High on Fire’s finest album yet.” Continue reading

Elder & Dead Meadow Confirmed As 2016 Headliners For Borderland Fuzz Fiesta

Tucson’s Borderland Fuzz Fiesta is back for its second year in a row, bringing the unmistakable sounds of Palm Desert, California and beyond to 191 Toole on Friday, February 26th and Saturday, February 27th. Today the festival’s curators, the Rudell brothers of both Powered Wig Machine and Fuzz Evil, have revealed that Elder, Boston’s spellbindingly heavy rock band, will headline the the Saturday night show, joining the legendary Dead Meadow in one of the loudest weekends the desert will see this year. Continue reading