Welcome to the second round of the March Metal Madness 2014 Devil Horn Region. We're one step closer to determining the best metal album of the 21st century, as determined by your votes.
As we hit the second round of the March Metal Madness 2014 tournament, we start to see albums that truly defined metal in the 21st Century begin to emerge. This matchup in the Mosh Pit Region is no different as two stellar efforts have moved one step closer to being named the best metal album of the 21st Century.
You voted, we tallied and we have 16 great metal albums advancing to the second round of the 2014 March Metal Madness tournament. With 16 discs left in the battle for the Best Metal Album of the 21st Century, the competition is heating up.
It's already been over a year since Slayer parted ways with drummer Dave Lombardo. The legendary kit master has been keeping busy with Philm and drumming workshops, but Lombardo's ousting from Slayer has allowed the stickman time to reconsider the relationships he had with his former bandmates.
Devin Townsend was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. He spoke with Jackie about the art versus life debate when it comes to recording, the mixing process of a record and he also offered some insight on adapting to the environment of playing music cruises. If you missed the chat, here’s Jackie’s full interview with Devin Townsend.
It’s not every day you get to see a three piece instrumental, progressive metal band dominate onstage. New York fans got the chance to do just that as Animals As Leaders took hold of Irving Plaza with a headlining performance. Support for the night included After the Burial, Navene K and Chon.
Machine Head are making strides toward a new album, but as frontman Robb Flynn reveals in a new "General's Journals" posting, things are moving forward at a "slow and steady" pace. However, the progress is coming along well enough for Flynn to divulge the current titles of a few songs that may make the next disc.
This is truly mind-blowing. A professor at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology, who has built robotic musicians in the past, has created a piece of technology that can allow an amputee to play drums. In fact, the inventor himself claims that "the drummer essentially becomes a cyborg."