When one contemplates about all that's great in heavy metal, High on Fire should be one of the first bands that comes to mind. The group initially emerged from the ashes of post-Sabbath stoner metal luminaries Sleep. But faster, louder, and meaner than its forebear, High on Fire's always managed t ... More >>
Round one of Coachella is over. And damn, was it a good one! We're all sore, sunburned, and smiling. Here's the best of another memorable weekend in Indio. Finding 20 bucks on the ground. We spent it on a slice of Hot Lips Spicy Pie pizza and a cold beer. Thank you, Coachella gods. -Taylor Hamby ... More >>
Joel Grind will toss you in the mosh.Joel Grind is Toxic Holocaust, a one-man metal militia that unabashedly indulges every single thrash cliche, from the speed-shred of '80s standards like Slayer and Motörhead to lyrics almost exclusively about annihilation, nuclear or otherwise. However, Grin ... More >>
Throw down with Lemmy Kilmister.On my second Fantasy Local Covers List for 2011, I kinda challenged the gals and dude of Shroud Eater to come through with a cover of any Justin Bieber track. It was originally done as a shits-and-giggles kind of thing, but these heshers actually agreed! So just ... More >>
Have a headbanging holiday.
I usually never delve into the world of designer toys -- oops, limited-edition figures with varying "colorways," or whatever. But this time around someone's obviously done their Googling and realized I'm a fan of Motörhead, and sent me a press release for this little gem. It's definitely gone on my ... More >>