Posts Tagged ‘blood’

Edsel Dope

Dope and Combichrist are pairing up for the Black Craft Whiskey-sponsored “Blood, Lust, Death” 2017 tour. The bill will be rounded out with support from September Mourning and Davey Suicide. Launching Feb 27 in Portland Oregon, the tour will wind through the Midwest, East Coast and South before wrapping up April 9 in Los Angeles.

“We are very excited to get back out on the road ” said Edsel Dope. “This will be our first time touring with Combichrist, and  we both have some really cool surprises planned for the tour. If you are a fan of industrial metal, this is one show that you don’t want to miss. (more…)

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Maria Brink of In This Moment

Maria Brink of In This Moment

In This Moment made the jump to Atlantic Records for its latest album, 2014’s Black Widow, but its previous label home, Century Media, is behind its next release, Rise of the Blood Legion — Greatest Hits (Chapter 1), due in stores May 5.

Rise of the Blood Legion — Greatest Hits (Chapter 1) is a tribute dedicated to everyone who has risen with us through the blood, the sweat, the thick and the thin,” said vocalist Maria Brink. “We are honored to have such a beautiful connection with our Blood Legion family, It’s amazing that Century Media Records is releasing this compilation so everyone can hear our personal favorites over the last 10 years. We love you all, and the journey has just begun. Stay the course with us. ‘We are immortal, we rise from the wraith, we are eternal, you are my blood legion, my faith.’ (more…)

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Review by Jeff Maki
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You could see this one coming—lineup changes, an article and photographs of well-endowed vocalist Maria Brink in Playboy, band promos of Brink dressed in bright red leather military officer attire. In This Moment completely abandons its metalcore style and exploits its blonde, tattooed bombshell to the fullest on its 2012 release Blood, a raunchy and radio-friendly hard rock album that tries to have an edge and attitude, but its sexual theme and dumb-downed lyrics comes across as forced. (more…)

belphegor - blood magick necromanceSince the release of its first studio album in 1995, Austria’s self-described “supreme death/black metal art” band, Belphegor, has been the embodiment of extreme. Offensive, evil, bizarre and disturbing, Belphegor has tried to shock us and bleed the last drop of blood from our ears with each album and outrageous live show. For years, the band has appeared in blood-drenched promos and has featured blasphemous album artwork and controversial lyrics dealing with S&M and other intense subject matter. But for some reason, Belphegor never achieved its maximum threshold—until now. (more…)