BAND FEATURE (Including Interview): DUST BOLT
May01

BAND FEATURE (Including Interview): DUST BOLT

BAND FEATURE (Including Interview): DUST BOLT Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 Those of us who were lucky enough to be around during thrash metals’ most fruit baring years are a skeptical bunch. A lot of us will not even go see bands that we grew up with being loyal to because of excuses like, “It’s not the original line-up, dude!”. We do not buy their latest releases with “I don’t know, man. They...

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BAND FEATURE: PORTRAIT (Sweden)
Apr25

BAND FEATURE: PORTRAIT (Sweden)

BAND FEATURE: PORTRAIT (Sweden) Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 Fans of the original MERCYFUL FATE are a particularly stubborn bunch as I am one of them ha ha. To them, the chemistry that yielded those magic results on both ‘Melissa’ and ‘Don’t Break the Oath’ have never been able to be replicated by KING DIAMOND solo or the post-original MERCYFUL FATE incarnations. The classic line-up won legions of fans...

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Cultist – New stuff and a Bundle of Awesomeness
Apr21

Cultist – New stuff and a Bundle of Awesomeness

The bass player from Skeletonwitch and the guitarist from Howl have formed to create a psych-rock group known as Cultist.  Very eager to hear their stuff on the new 5 song ep entitled “Three Candles”.  They are also offering an incredible bundle deal with a Cassette, patch and Tshirt for $20!  Got mine, order yours today! Link: Cultist Bundle   Three Candles EP by...

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THE METAL WIRE: Original BLACK PYRAMID Line-Up Begins Writing Process For New Album
Apr18

THE METAL WIRE: Original BLACK PYRAMID Line-Up Begins Writing Process For New Album

THE METAL WIRE: Original BLACK PYRAMID Line-Up Begins Writing Process For New Album Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 The original line-up of Massachusetts- based “psychedelic war metal” trio BLACK PYRAMID (guitarist/vocalist Andy Beresky, bassist Eric Beaudry and drummer Clay Neely) have announced via their official Facebook band page (https://www.facebook.com/Black-Pyramid-49292323952/) that they have begun the writing...

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THE METAL WIRE: ***EXCLUSIVE***CARCASS – Live In Mesa, Arizona USA 07/25/2016; Fan-Shot Video [Almost Complete Performance; Soundboard Vantage Point]
Mar12

THE METAL WIRE: ***EXCLUSIVE***CARCASS – Live In Mesa, Arizona USA 07/25/2016; Fan-Shot Video [Almost Complete Performance; Soundboard Vantage Point]

THE METAL WIRE: ***EXCLUSIVE***CARCASS – Live In Mesa, Arizona USA 07/25/2016;  Fan-Shot Video [Almost Complete Performance; Soundboard Vantage Point] Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 Ok, ya rivet-heads!! We at VITRIOL, INC – A DARK UNITED FRONT (www.vitriolinc.com) have an EXCLUSIVE for all of you old-school death metal fans. On July 25, 2016, I video recorded (almost all of) the performance of death metal legends,...

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THE METAL WIRE: ‘THE OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED HISTORY’ Hardcover Book In The Works For TESTAMENT
Mar10

THE METAL WIRE: ‘THE OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED HISTORY’ Hardcover Book In The Works For TESTAMENT

THE METAL WIRE: ‘THE OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED HISTORY’ Hardcover Book In The Works For TESTAMENT Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 METALSUCKS.COM has reported that Bay Area thrash metal veterans, TestAmenT, are currently working on a hardcover book that chronicles the bands history. The timeline details the band from their debut album, ‘The Legacy’ (1987) all the way up to the present time and ‘Brotherhood Of...

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