Interview: Andy Beresky of BLACK PYRAMID [05/07/2017]
May26

Interview: Andy Beresky of BLACK PYRAMID [05/07/2017]

Interview: Andy Beresky of BLACK PYRAMID [05/07/2017] Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 Guitarist/vocalist Andy Beresky of Northampton, Massachusetts-based “psychedelic war metal” trio BLACK PYRAMID telephoned-in on May 07, 2017 to be interviewed by VITRIOL, INC – A DARK UNITED FRONT (www.vitriolinc.com). I learned quickly that this very friendly and engaging musician’s journey into writing some of the most brutal...

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Cultist – Received!
May04

Cultist – Received!

I just received my Cultist pack, and wow! First of, the package… I got the new Cultist cassette in a cloth bag with the Cultist logo, a cloth patch with the same, a sticker and a very nice black shirt with white logo. And the shirt is REAL nice, not the usual piece of shit garment with crappy image transfer. Nope, this is the real deal. So at this point, I am just stoked on the pack and have not even listened to the tape. Now...

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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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