Carcass, the legendary British metal band who created the Gore-Grind genre and set the bar for melodic Death Metal, is dropping its new album, Surgical Steel, this September 17th in the U.S. As a special preview for impatient fans, you can already stream and download the track “Captive Bolt Pistol” courtesy of Nuclear Blast. Surgical Steel is the band’s sixth… Read more »
One Week Only! Nab a Free Track from Scorpion Child on iTunes
Scorpion Child’s “Polygon of Eyes” is the free Single of the Week at iTunes US! The track is taken from Scorpion Child’s self-titled debut album which was released just this week, so if you like what you hear, you know what to do next. A five-piece from Austin, Texas, Scorpion Child have spent the last few years perfecting… Read more »
Children of Bodom, Secret Locations and A New Album
You’re a legendary Finnish metal band and you want to record a new album. What do you do? If you’re Children of Bodom, you go to a secret, undisclosed location in Helsinki, team up with recording engineer Mikko Karmila (who worked on the Hatebreeder, Follow the Reaper, and Hate Crew Deathroll albums) and producer Peter… Read more »
Happy 25th Birthday Nuclear Blast!
The Orchard and Nuclear Blast have been friends a long time, continuously working and innovating together in the Metal genre and New Media for many years. We’re excited to celebrate the label’s 25th milestone this Fall! Since Nuclear Blast‘s inception in 1987, founder Markus Staiger has developed it into one of the biggest independent labels… Read more »
Wait, What Were We Talking About?
Avid readers of The Daily Rind may recall a recent post on the virtues of Psychedelic Rock in which the author hinted at a future exploration of the Stoner Rock genre. And those readers would be forgiven if they assumed that this exploration would be endlessly procrastinated. But that is not the case, and the… Read more »