Even if you’re not intimately familiar with the band’s discography and history, at the very least, the name Sodom should be familiar to extreme music fans. The German legends are celebrating 40 years of existence, and even if their stay on planet metal has been more understated than many of their cohorts, their influence and importance cannot be overstated.
Wolves In The Throne Room, whose mesmerizing blend of Norse black metal and gripping atmospherics has cast them as vanguards of modern metal, has released Primordial Arcana, its seventh and most ambitious outing yet. We spoke with Aaron Weaver to discuss their experiences through the pandemic, the challenges they overcame on the new album, and the deep spiritual energies that flow throughout its music.
On his new album, Rites of Love and Reverence, Gost continues the path his band began to forge on 2019’s Valediction—much more in line with artists like Skinny Puppy, Front Line Assembly, and Ministry. “I’ve been trying since the last record to incorporate more of my influences,” Gost says from his home in Texas.
Horror rock band We’re Wolves released their hellish new music video and single for “Sell Your Soul,” straight from the underworld and into your headphones. The track is a sinful snippet into the depths of We’re Wolves’ upcoming full length album Evil Things set to release on October 22nd.
WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF ALUXES’ NEW SINGLE AND MUSIC VIDEO “SPACE DOGE” ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM. Kentucky melodic post-hardcore/alternative rock outfit Aluxes has launched a new single “Space Doge.”
WATCH THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR “DYSFUNCTIONAL WONDERLAND” FROM SEETHING AKIRA ONLY ON OUTBURN.COM. Seething Akira brings the sonic fury with their latest masterwork of heavy and melodic songwriting on “Dysfunctional Wonderland.”
HELLA MEGA TOUR: The Interrupters, Weezer, Fall Out Boy, Green Day 8.27.21 Oracle Park, San Francisco, CA
On August 27th, the Hella Mega Tour hit the Bay Area with The Interrupters, Weezer, Fall Out Boy, and hometown band Green Day. Due to the pandemic, this show had been rescheduled, but the wait was definitely worth it.
The band entered and immediately ripped into their first song as the super energetic frontman Caleb Shomo came running out on stage, with a Slayer shirt and bandana around his forehead.
For his birthday this year, Skum Love asked the You Rock Foundation to host his birthday show at the Whisky A Go Go on Sunday, August 29, 2021, hosted by Jes Fama, with special guests The Mendenhall Experiment, Fate DeStroyed, and Symbolism.