Swedish progressive metal masters Opeth have the technical abilities to play almost any metal song ever written. During a tour stop in Germany, the band recently performed two legendary tracks, one of which is perhaps the world's easiest metal song to play, mostly because it's only two-seconds long.
The Acacia Strain just captured their fourth consecutive victory in our series of Death Matches, beating out Ill Nino to claim the final win. The Acacia Strain's track 'Victims of the Cave' has now been declared immortal in our Death Match Hall of Fame, so we've got two new bands entering the Death Match, and it doesn't get much more legendary than this.
Napalm Death vocalist Mark 'Barney' Greenway is one of the most individually outspoken and intelligent musicians in the world of metal. In a clip from our recent interview with Greenway, he addressed the harsh words fired in his direction from Earache Records founder Digby Pearson, launching his own retort against the veteran label owner. Now, we bring you our full conversation with Barney Greenway from Napalm Death's Oct. 28 show from New London, Conn.
Earache Records founder Digby Pearson has gained the respect of many metalheads by signing some of extreme metal's most legendary bands, such as Carcass, Morbid Angel, At the Gates, Deicide and of course, Napalm Death. Although Napalm Death and Earache Records shared a successful business partnership at one point, Digby recently took some jabs at Napalm vocalist Mark 'Barney' Greenway. Reacting to some harsh words thrown at him, we recently got to experience Greenway's retort during an exclusive interview.
We're now convinced that the apocalypse is definitely happening! There is no way that Earth will remain in one piece after the pure brutality that will be inflicted upon it after the year is done, because it seems that there has never been more heavier-than-hell metal tours announced than what 2012 has gifted us. This October, Napalm Death will be hitting the road with Municipal Waste and Exhumed, with Vektor, Dayglo Abortions, Attitude Adjustment and Speedwolf all playing select dates.
Holy hell! The next incredible metal tour to hit North America has just been revealed. During our recent interview with Exhumed frontman Matt Harvey, the extreme metal legend revealed that Exhumed will soon be embarking on a 2012 tour with thrash party masters Municipal Waste and iconic grindcore innovators Napalm Death.
As many of you surely know, Lamb of God were victorious in their latest match against Bring Me the Horizon. As the band has won three matches in a row, they would normally move on to their fourth and final battle to fight for a spot in our Death Match Hall of Fame. However, out of respect to the current legal situation involving LoG frontman Randy Blythe in the Czech Republic, we've decided to postpone Lamb of God's fourth match.
British grindcore innovators Napalm Death have just released a new video for the insanely awesome track 'The Wolf I Feed.' Released from the band's 15th album, 'Utilitarian,' 'The Wolf I Feed' is a prime example of the experimental nature of the record, contains portions featuring celestial clean singing.