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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THE METAL WIRE: *** SHOW REVIEW *** KREATOR & OBITUARY Live @ CLUB RED, Mesa, Arizona 03/24/2017 (Fan-Shot Video; Soundboard Vantage Point)
Apr02

THE METAL WIRE: *** SHOW REVIEW *** KREATOR & OBITUARY Live @ CLUB RED, Mesa, Arizona 03/24/2017 (Fan-Shot Video; Soundboard Vantage Point)

THE METAL WIRE: *** SHOW REVIEW *** KREATOR & OBITUARY Live @ CLUB RED, Mesa, Arizona 03/24/2017 (Fan-Shot Video; Soundboard Vantage Point) Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 The DECIBEL MAGAZINE 2017 TOUR slithered its way through the valley of the diamondback rattlers on March 24, 2017. Let there be no mistake: the two headlining acts, KREATOR and OBITUARY,  were the ones leaving the fang marks. Nothing against the support acts...

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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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Ely Hoiland [VIOLENT HALLUCINATIONS]
Feb15

Ely Hoiland [VIOLENT HALLUCINATIONS]

Ely Hoiland [VIOLENT HALLUCINATIONS] 02/13/2017 Interview Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 Listen up, rivet-heads!! I had the great fortune of doing a recorded telephone interview w/ (guitarist/vocalist) Ely Hoiland of brutal death metal band, VIOLENT HALLUCINATIONS (see YouTube link below). This long time serving extreme metal vet gave me the run down on the bands past and (what I feel is a bright) future. We also talked about his...

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UPCOMING RELEASE: MORTA SKULD ‘Wounds Deeper Than Time’ 02/17/2017
Feb12

UPCOMING RELEASE: MORTA SKULD ‘Wounds Deeper Than Time’ 02/17/2017

Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 US death metal heavyweights, MORTA SKULD, have returned after three year absence offering up ‘Wounds Deeper Than Time’ (PEACEVILLE RECORDS). The follow up to ‘Serving Two Masters’ (2014) is one death metal release that I have been anxiously awaiting for a while now.  (Guitarist/vocalist) Dave Gregor may be the only remaining original member left,  but this version of MORTA SKULD...

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BAND FEATURE: VIOLENT HALLUCINATIONS
Feb12

BAND FEATURE: VIOLENT HALLUCINATIONS

Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 VIOLENT HALLUCINATIONS are brutal death metal band hailing from Tacoma, Washington. The band is made up of (guitarist/vocalist) “Ass Crack” Ely, (drummer) “Pissed A gallon” Allen and (bassist) Ryan “Brown Note”. Right off the bat, I LOVE THE NAME!! Anybody who has ever experienced violent hallucinations will tell you that you would rather be dead than go through the Hell that they can bring on ha ha....

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