UNEARTH – Extinction(s) (Album Review)

UNEARTH – Extinction(s) (Album Review)

American metalcore legends Unearth are back with their seventh album Extinction(s) which the band describe as an album “full of venom toward the wrongs of the world, fighting back against the precarious position civilization is in, determined to effect some kind of change.” The inevitability of death, loss, and tragedy is a persistent theme throughout. The band entered Graphic Nature Studio with producer Will Putney to begin recording their new album. Drums were recorded by Adam Dutkiewicz,…

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More Bands Revealed for SWEDEN ROCK 2018 (News)

More Bands Revealed for SWEDEN ROCK 2018 (News)

Revealed this morning are another batch of bands confirmed for the 2018 Sweden Rock Festival. Here’s the official announcement (translated from Swedish via Google Translate): Another six bands ready! Today we can present another six bands to the summer’s Sweden Rock Festival. Killswitch Engage belongs to the biggest names in today’s American metal and is linked to the Iron Maiden European Tour this summer. Of course, they also follow Sweden Rock with Maiden! Sweden’s Hardcore…

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Affiance – Gaia (Album Review)

Affiance – Gaia (Album Review)

“I’ve been wandering how did I get here, I’m so far away from who you thought I’d be“ – “Knowing” In 2015, Ohio band Affiance started a campaign to independently fund its new EP.  Gaia is the result of this successful call to arms and it eats away at your ears and soul with its wounded power and evocative cadence. I make no bones about it, I rate this band mega highly and they are great…

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Interview: Leather Leone of Chastain

Interview: Leather Leone of Chastain

Legendary metal vocalist Leather Leone (Chastain) gave the scoop to Decibel Geek about her future plans, influences, being a massive Dio fan and getting escorted from tour buses! Decibel Geek:  We Bleed Metal (Chastain‘s latest) is a great album, with fantastic vocals and guitar.  Were there any specific songs that proved difficult to record for this album? Leather Leone: No songs, in particular, were more difficult than another.  The studio is always a challenge for…

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