Radioactive Metal 526: The Imperial March

NY black metallers can be described a lot of different ways. Neo classical, avant garde, technical, all ’round bizarro come to mind. We just call it G.F.M. – Good Fuckin’ Metal/Music!! This helacious trio are currrently terrorizing the nation on tour supporting their latest effort “Vile Luxury”. Our newest RAMMer,…

Radioactive Metal 523: Howling With The Moon

One of the most exciting tours currently pounding the Metal pavement is the Dark Tranquillity/Amorphis/Moonspell (w/Omnium Gatherum) trek. This triple threat were cut from the same cloth and careers ran many same parallels. These Master of Metal are no strangers to this show either. Last year we had the good…

Radioactive Metal 522: Spreading The Rumours

How cool are this week’s “Creature Feature” artists, the legendary Vicious Rumors? Well, VR was Bay Area cool before the Bay Area was cool. Having their own sound, Rumors was never really put amongst their San Francisco breathren. Vicious was already off to the races with all your fave thrashers…

Radioactive Metal 521: Getting Away with Away

To no surprise, we’ve followed and admired veteran Canuck metallers VOIVOD right from the get-go. First, as mid-80s underground thrash darlings and literally throughout the decades, Voivod has always carved their own niche and followed the muses of their own creativity. All the while, they maintained the integrity of true…

Radioactive Metal 520: The Golden Boy

The memory of the legendary Ronnie James Dio will live on forever! Being one of the most influential figures in Metal history, RJD had his share of “disciples”. Axe extrordinaire Craig Goldy‘s career was off and running before even meeting Dio. But it was his contribution to the last handful…

Radioactive Metal 519: Eating Our Shreddies

Around here we don’t have much need for these music “reality” type programs. They’re basically glorified game shows that cater to Joe and Jane Average. The music sucks too! BANGER TV, headed by noted music documentarian Sam Dunn, set out to produce a competition series catered to the Metal connoisseur…

Radioactive Metal 517: Season of Sarah

This week we found a bright, shiny diamond in the rough. Canadian tech deathsters Archspire recently came through town. Sharing the stage was newly signed Season of Mist label mate SARAH LONGFIELD. To the uninitiated, Miss Longfield made her mark as a YouTube vlogger, showcasing her amazing skill as a…

Radioactive Metal 516: Up From The Depths

Canadian deathcore thrashers DEPTHS OF HATRED have been on our radar for a number of years now. Still a relatively unknown entity, they’ve been flogging it out in the metal underground since 2010. They produced a string of killer indie releases and now have taken that next step toward Metal…

Radioactive Metal 515: Hideous And/Or Divine

Italian death metallers HIDEOUS DIVINITY are having a banner year. Their killer third Unique Leader recording “Adveniens” has been an underground fave. They’ve taken their brutality on the road, crossing our great nation for the first time, giving us the opportunity for a long overdue chat. We caught up with…

Radioactive Metal 514: Mighty Mince

What has Agathocles wrought??!! The aggressive music underground has many sub-genres. Each of these has the potential to produce to their own sub-sub-genre. All it takes is the right band at the right moment with enough influence and they can kickstart the whole she-bang. Welcome to Mincecore! Oakland’s HAGGUS took…