Posts Tagged: nuclear blast

Deathcore Forefathers Despised Icon Roar Back to Life With “Beast”


Rejoice: After several silent years, deathcore pioneer Despised Icon is finally poised to release its new album Beast this July. Long-time fans of the Montreal-based band will be happy to know that Beast stays true to the heavy sound of the group’s early albums while adding a touch of the “speed and technicality” found on more recent releases. Over their seven-year studio break, Despised… Read more »

Freeloader Friday: Christian Kriegeskotte, Pinkish Black & More


My favorite thing about Freeloader Friday? The variety. With each post, I get to pick The Orchard‘s ripest fruit and see what the flavor of the week turns out to be. But today, I’ve got a super wide mix of sounds for your musical consumption. Hope you’re hungry. First course: a taste of piano, Acoustic and unaccompanied. Christian Kriegeskotte‘s… Read more »

The Orchard Chart Toppers: September 2015


September was a very special month for us at The Orchard: among our top charting artists, the legendary SLAYER hit #4 on the Billboard Top 200, as well as #2 best selling album in the world. In addition, the lovely Cecile McLorin Salvant‘s sophomore Jazz album, For One To Love, made it to the top 3 Heatseekers… Read more »

SLAYER’s “Repentless” SLAYS Through The Charts


Who here remembers that time a fan spray painted, “God Listens to Slayer” onto a religious billboard? Slayer fans conform to no rules, and neither does the band itself. Here at The Orchard, the first time I ever heard Metal music was through Slayer’s Spotify page, and it was definitely an eye-opening experience! As I’ve become more acquainted with their sound, I’ve… Read more »