By Jason Roche Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...
Dimmu BorgirNorway's Dimmu Borgir is named after a volcano in Iceland and specializes in a symphonic form of black metal that is as fun as it is pretentious. Hugely popular in Eastern Europe, the band has been around for nearly two decades but has yet to make major inroads in the American metal m ... More >>
An interesting collection of shows highlights this first Monday evening in December. Wear a coat and check out one of these offerings.
Monday, December 6, at House of Blues
Eisley--not so green anymore.After spending the better part of a decade on the rollercoaster ride that comes with being on a major label, the Tyler-based band Eisley is back on the road. And much has happened for them in the last two years: "We had four weddings in 14 months," says band manager a ... More >>
Fear Factory, Winds of Plague, Dirge Within, Periphery, By Any Means NecessaryHouse of BluesMarch 26, 2010Better Than: The mid-season finale of Caprica. Dammit Joe, who's gonna call out for Tamara now?Fear FactoryWith all the stage lights turned off, Fear Factory appeared on the stage at the Hous ... More >>
Dimmu Borgir is runnin' with the devil