By Alex Distefano
I have been a heavy metal fan for over 50 percent of my existence on this planet. But when you're talking about the all-encompassing musical genre known as "heavy metal," you might as well be talking about something as infinitely complicated as the universe. It's that vast, and th ... More >>
We have the unfortunate task of reporting some tragic news today that's bound to sadden many. Local DJ and musician Thom Gabaldon, who performed off and on over the years as darksouldealer, passed away early this morning after succumbing to cancer. He was 44 years old.
As many of his countless fri ... More >>
NES in the West Tour with Mega Ran and The Writer's Guild @ Trunk Space | 2/6/13Local rapper Mega Ran a.k.a Random completed the Phoenix stop of his latest tour at the Trunk Space and made it a point to drive home the old saying: "You're only as strong as your crew." With solid supporting acts, as w ... More >>
Since 2010 New Hampshire-bred metal band Vattnet Viskar has adroitly melded all sorts of metal: sludge, atmospheric, black, and the mixtures has impressed crowds in dark, dingy venues all over the country.
Two EPs deep and their debut full-length album in the works through Century Media Records, V ... More >>
Black Friday. One of those days when people like me hole up for one more day of food-coma bliss, fearing the heightened level of commercialism that turns consumers into zombified shopping maniacs, out for blood over $30 plasma televisions.
But the upside to Black Friday is when the words Record S ... More >>
"It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not
be imperiled in a hundred battles; if you do not know your enemies but
do know yourself, you will win one and lose one; if you do not know
your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single
battle." -Sun T ... More >>