LIVE PHOTOS: Motograter - 02/21/17 - Fish Head Cantina - Halethorpe, Maryland
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LIVE RECAP: DevilDriver, Death Angel, Winds of Plague, The Agonist and Azreal - 02/20/17 - Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, Maryland

LIVE RECAP: DevilDriver, Death Angel, Winds of Plague, The Agonist and Azreal – 02/20/17 – Baltimore…

Jeffrey Maki
Review by Jeff Maki ----- DevilDriver, the headliner of the Bound by the Road Tour, now has seven studio albums under its belt. Yes, seven. The band has been around that long, and I'm getting that old. But the band in direct support on the tour has been around way longer—Death Angel.…
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LIVE PHOTOS: DevilDriver - 02/20/17 - Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, Maryland
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LIVE PHOTOS: Death Angel - 02/20/17 - Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, Maryland
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LIVE PHOTOS: Winds of Plague - 02/20/17 - Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, Maryland
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Dez Fafara of DevilDriver

Review by Jeff Maki
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DevilDriver, the headliner of the Bound by the Road Tour, now has seven studio albums under its belt. Yes, seven. The band has been around that long, and I’m getting that old. But the band in direct support on the tour has been around way longer—Death Angel. Thirty-five years to be exact.

Death Angel has been an absolute machine in recent years, churning out its style of Bay Area thrash metal with albums Killing Season (2008), Relentless Retribution (2010), The Dream Calls for Blood (2013) and last year’s The Evil Divide, which earned an honorable mention on my “best of the year” list. I also interviewed frontman Mark Osegueda in 2010 (read here) and again in 2016 (read here). Both times, his excitement and enthusiasm was unlike anyone I’ve interviewed. It turns out he carries this enthusiasm over to the stage Read the rest of this entry »

Gojira has debuted the official music video for “The Cell,” which is featured on its critically adored new LP, Magma. The video, directed by Drew Cox, sees Gojira delivering a pummeling, dynamic performance captured by a thermal-imaging camera. The official video for “The Cell” is streaming now on Gojira’s YouTube channel. Read the rest of this entry »

Seether (Photo by Marina Chavez)

Seether, (Shaun Morgan—vocals/guitar; Dale Stewart—bass/vocals; and John Humphrey—drums) will return on May 12 with its seventh full-length studio album, titled Poison the Parish. It will he first release via Morgan’s new label imprint, Canine Riot Records.

The album’s lead single “Let You Down,” premiered yesterday, and its horror-inspired video was unveiled today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alter Bridge has added a new U.S. leg to its The Last Hero tour this spring, in addition to its previously announced music festival appearances. The band will be joined at the new headline dates by In Flames on all of the dates beginning May 2, and Metal Church will play the same dates with the exception of the show at the Dream Makers Theatre in Sault Saint Marie, Michigan on May 16. View the complete list of Alter Bridge tour dates inside. Read the rest of this entry »

Korn

Korn announced Tuesday (Feb. 21) that they’re embarking on U.S. spring headlining tour. The band will do eight spring dates in support of new album The Serenity of Suffering. Dates include stops at the Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland, and Minglewood Hall in Memphis, Tennessee. Instrumental progressive band Animals as Leaders and alt-metal act DED will provide support. View tour dates inside. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shaun Morgan of Seether

Multi-platinum rockers Seether have announced the fifth annual Rise Above Fest, with some new developments. Due to popular demand, the multi-stage music festival has expanded to two days for the first time in its history.

Rise Above Fest, which supports suicide prevention and mental illness, is the largest suicide awareness music event in the world.

This year’s Rise Above Fest is set for Saturday, July 22, and Sunday, July 23. The event will return to Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, Maine.

The 2017 Rise Above fest lineup is a veritable “who’s who” of rock music, with Korn set to headline Saturday night, alongside Seether, Stone Sour, Skillet, Falling in Reverse and more. Shinedown will close Sunday night’s festivities, on a bill also featuring Halestorm, Theory of a Deadman, Hellyeah, and All That Remains, among others. Read the rest of this entry »