The Faceless’s Autotheism Was Well Worth the Wait

It took rocker Axl Rose about $15 million and 15 years to complete Chinese Democracy. This would be unacceptable in the death metal scene, where studio time is hard to come by and long waits for fans usually mean the death of a band, regardless of its popularity. It’s easy to lose relevance if your […]

Summer Slaughter is a Beast with an Identity Crisis

Summer Slaughter is the last place you’d want to realize you don’t exactly fit into the metal community. Though I consider myself to have a fairly hardcore taste in music, this happened to me. The tour features some of the heaviest metal bands in the world and caters largely to a demographic that doesn’t try […]