Album: Bright Black Heaven
Blurb: Despite it being five years in the making, Blaqk Audio’s sophomore album fails to recapture the most interesting and unexpected aspects of the debut.
Album: The Dawn of Carnage
Blurb: Pittersplatter reissues a special edition of The Dawn of Carnage that’s full of nightmarish soundscapes that don’t fail to create catchy and well written tales of misanthropy and horror.
Glue on Smile
Category: EDM / Electronica
Album: Devour from Within
Blurb: Despite the average and repetitive beats, Glue on Smile creates a heavy, bass-filled atmosphere giving listeners a few decent tracks worth dancing to.
Mike Scaccia, guitarist for legendary metal acts Ministry and Rigor Mortis, died on December 22 at the age of 47 after collapsing onstage in Fort Worth, TX.
The Tarrant County medical examiner listed the cause of death as heart attack brought on by heart disease, though some sources cite a seizure as the cause of collapse: Scaccia had reportedly asked for the strobe lights in the club to be turned off during the performance moments before he fell. [..]