There’s the classic adage that a picture is worth a thousand words. However, a quality band T-shirt is worth a million. Our music tastes are synonymous with our personalities and how we express ourselves, so what better way to embody this than to dive into a collection of classic T-shirts? Alternative Press is pleased to […]
No, those are not death-metal album covers. Neither are the lyrics. Horrorcore, a subversive blend of hardcore hip-hop and horror themes, ventured into new territories in the past decade and continues to evolve. Horrorcore 2.0 features our favorite horror movie tropes while also embracing industrial, witch house, noise, trap metal, emo rap and art pop. […]
Living well is the best revenge. After Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne’s famed manager and wife, was rejected by alternative powerhouse festival Lollapalooza for an Ozzy band performance, she took matters into her own hands and created a metal event of her own, Ozzfest. It was truly a DIY family affair, featuring many of Ozzy’s bands […]
Metalcore dominated the metal scene for the better part of the turn of the century, and it’s continued leading the mainstream. While some bands have undeniably got the recognition they deserve, others went under the radar when they had potential to go further. Lack of fan support led to an end for many of those […]
Soundtracks are an important part of movies, but given they mostly want to appeal to a wide audience, metal is often left out of the film industry. When a heavy band does make it into a movie, it’s something fans celebrate for years to come, even if the majority of the movie’s audience doesn’t always […]
Shadows Fall have announced a hiatus from “future extensive touring.” The band have also announced their final European tour and plans for a “final” North American tour. What’s strange about the band’s statement is that it reads more like a breakup announcement: “We don’t hate each other, we’re not bitter, we in fact still have […]
Death Ray Vision Get Lost Or Get Dead EP Originally united in Overcast, Death Ray Vision vocalist Brian Fair (Shadows Fall) and bassist Mike D’Antonio (Killswitch Engage) have gone onto bigger and better things. With Get Lost Of Get Dead, they return to their roots. There’s no high concept; this is five tracks of thrash-flavored […]
Hatebreed and Shadows Fall just wrapped up their The Divinity Of Purpose tour. This week, Frank Novinec from Hatebreed and Jason Bittner from Shadows Fall close out their three-part tour diary. Frank Novinec – Hatebreed February 12 – Jacksonville, FL @ Freebird Live This was the first time back at the renowned Freebird Live (owned […]
Hatebreed and Shadows Fall are currently on the road together for Hatebreed's The Divinity Of Purpose tour. This week, Matt Byrne from Hatebreed and Matt Bachand from Shadows Fall are checking in with AP from the road to give you a look at a metal tour from their perspective in the second of this three-part […]
Hatebreed and Shadows Fall are currently on the road together for Hatebreed's The Divinity Of Purpose tour. This week, Jamey Jasta from Hatebreed and Brian Fair from Shadows Fall are checking in with AP from the road to give you a look at a metal tour from their perspective in the first of this three-part […]
Welcome to Killswitch Engage's tour blog, written by frontman Jesse Leach. Stay tuned for more of his updates from the road as the band tours with Acaro and Shadows Fall. After just over a week of the “Alive Or Just Breathing” tour, we are all in very good spirits. Every single show thus far has […]
Formed by Shadows Fall frontman Brian Fair and Killswitch Engage bassist Mike D’Antonio with Overcast guitarist Pete Cortese, drummer Colin Conway and guitarist Zach Wells, Death Ray Vision have announced their signing with Bullet Tooth to release a new full-length. The members currently have some downtime with their bands and are focusing on Death Ray Vision, but […]
Killswitch Engage have posted a video announcing their 10th anniversary tour for Alive Or Just Breathing this fall. Support will come from Shadows Fall and Acaro. The band will perform the album in its entirety on the tour. Check out the video and dates below. 11/24 San Bernardino, CA @ NOS Event Center (California Metalfest VI) […]
Shadows Fall will be heading out on a fall headliner with support from God Forbid, Thy WIll Be Done and Trumpet The Harlot. VIP packages are available that include a ticket meet and greet with the band, drink koozie, Jason Bittner Drumstick, six magnets, patch, sticker, pin, shotglass, poster, and guitar pick for $35. View […]
Shadows Fall have premiered a new song titled, “Nothing Remains.” The band's forthcoming album, Fire From The Sky, will be released on May 15 via Razor & Tie. Stream the track below and tell us what you think!
Shadows Fall has released another new song from their upcoming full-length Fire In The Sky, out May 15. Check out “Weight Of The World” below. If you missed our premiere of “Divide & Conquer” yesterday, check it out here.
Check out this premiere of “Divide And Conquer” from Shadows Fall. It's from the metal veterans' new album Fire In The Sky, due out May 15 via Razor & Tie.