Tag: Mark Keane

Wednesday 13 Announces Fall Tour Dates + New Album Details

  Calling all ghouls, monsters, and creatures of the night. Wednesday 13, who mixes punk rock and metal with kitschy horror imagery and who is formerly one-half of The Murderdolls braintrust, is back on the scene and there is lots of activity taking place in his blood-spattered world. Wednesday 13 will embark on a tour […]

Whitechapel – Mark Of The Blade

Tracklist: The Void Mark of the Blade Elitist Ones Bring Me Home Tremors A Killing Industry Tormented Brotherhood Dwell in the Shadows Venomous Decennium   Whitechapel are back with their 6th dose of brutal heavy ass kicking with Mark of the Blade. And yes as you’ve heard by now there is *gasp* clean singing. I’ll […]

Hatebreed – Ace of Spades 05/20/2016

  Band: Hatebreed Location: Ace of Spades, Sacramento, CA Date: 05/20/2016 Photos By: Josh Pierson Review By: Mark Keane It’s been awhile since the almighty Hatebreed have made a stop here in Sacramento, I want to say their 10 Years of Perseverance tour back in 2012 was the last time. Riding the wave of their […]

Hatebreed – The Concrete Confessional

Track listing A.D. Looking Down The Barrel Of Today Seven Enemies In The Walls From The Grace We’ve Fallen Us Against Us Something’s Off Remember When Slaughtered In Their Dream The Apex Within Walking The Knife Dissonance Serve Your Masters   There is the old saying “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. This is […]

Avatar – Feathers & Flesh

Track Listing: Regret House of Eternal Hunt The Eagle Has Landed New Land Tooth, Beak & Claw For The Swarm Fiddler’s Farewell One More Hill Black Waters Night Never Ending Pray The Sun Away When The Snow Lies Red Raven White Sky Burial   Ladies & gentlemen, boys and girls it’s time to take your […]

Misamore – Monolith

Track Listing Blister Choose Cassiopeia Calligraphy Dark Room Long Way Through Bloody Mary Monolith Circa Nema Nine Eyes   Emerging out of the Sacramento, CA local music scene is hard rocking trio Misamore, with their new full length album Monolith.  Building off their strong debut album, Horizon, band members Josh, Mike and Ryan all bring their […]

Darkness Divided – Darkness Divided

Track listing: The Point Of No Return Back Breaker A Life That Binds Wake Of The End Misery Deceiver From Dust To Stone The Answer Deliverance Mirror Of Death The End Of It All   As the saying goes “Everything is bigger in Texas”. San Antonio’s Darkness Divided aim to bring the art of metalcore […]

Devildriver – Trust No One

Track Listing: Testimony Of Truth Bad Deeds My Night Sky This Deception Above It All Daybreak Trust No One Feeling Ungodly Retribution For What Its Worth   The clouds are not just over California this time around, as the storm called Devildriver is on the forecast. Bringing their 7th album packed full of their signature groove metal […]

Tonight Alive – Limitless

Circle Pit Review Reviewers: Mark & Tiffanee Mark & Tiffanee discuss the latest album from Tonight Alive, Limitless, and take it into a circlepit review. Listen below to see their thoughts :   Track Listing: To Be Free Oxygen Human Interaction Drive How Does It Feel Waves Everywhere Power of One I Defy We Are […]

After The Burial – Dig Deep

  Track Listing: Collapse Lost in the Static Mire Deluge Laurentian Ghosts Heavy Lies the Ground Catacombs The Endless March Sway of the Break   Often it is said that in the wake of chaos and tragedy that one can become stronger and better. This is the test that was facing Minneapolis’ After the Burial with the tragic […]

Loudest & Heaviest of 2015 Awards

2015 has brought us a ton of great music and experiences, and asking someone to compile all of that into a favorites list is never an easy task. Countless hours were spent debating and shuffling these lists, and we think we got it right in the end…maybe? So without further ado, here are Josh   #1: […]

Ice Nine Kills – Every Trick in the Book

Track Listing: The Nature of the Best Communion of the Cursed Bloodbath & Beyond The Plot Sickens Star-Crossed Enemies Me, Myself & Hyde Alice The People in the Attic Tess-Timony Hell in the Hallways   Music and literature, two methods people have used for centuries to express themselves and entertain others. Two methods that one […]

Butcher Babies – Ace of Spades 11/27/2015

Artist(s): Butcher Babies Location: Ace of Spades, Sacramento, CA Date: 11/27/2015 Review By: Mark Keane Photos By: Kevin Clem   There was a definite buzz in the air as the Los Angeles based metal group, Butcher Babies, was preparing to take the stage. They were in town in direct support of the headliners, Amaranthe, but looking […]

Wage War – Blueprints

  Track Listing Hollow Twenty One Alive Blueprints Youngblood The River Deadlocked Enemy Spineless Basic Hate Desperate   I was first introduced to Wage War just recently when they came through town as part of the Fearless Records Fresh Faces Tour. Its pretty rare for me to experience a band live before ever really hearing […]

Doyle

Artist(s): Doyle Location: The Boardwalk, Orangevale, CA Date: 11/12/2015 Review By: Mark Keane Photos By: Kevin Clem   It was a night full of love songs, ones that we could all dance to. Punk rock legend Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein(ex-Misfits) brought his solo band to town in support of their album, Abominator, and to give us […]

Fearless Records Presents : Fresh Faces Tour

Artist(s): Ice Nine Kills, Wage War, My Enemies & I, The White Noise Location: The Boardwalk, Orangevale, CA Date: 11/08/2015 Review By: Mark Keane Photos By: Cole Allen & Mark Keane   Earlier this year I got my first sample of Ice Nine Kills when they came to town with another Fearless records artist, Motionless […]

Counting Days – Liberated Sounds

Track Listing Burned By Faith Die Alone Beaten & Scarred Life & Death Liberated Sounds Fire From The Sky Days Go By The Vines Sands Of Time feat. Tomas Lindberg of At The Gates Prison Of Misery Cold Truth Reunion   Roaring out of the UK is metalcore quintet, Counting Days. Their debut album Liberated […]

Marilyn Manson

Artist: Marilyn Manson Location: Aftershock Festival, Sacramento, CA Date: 10/24/15 Review & Photos By: Mark Keane Featured Photo By: Aftershock Festival &  Stephanie Cabral Photography Sketch by Cole Allen, 2015. www.coleallen.com Day 1 of Monster’s Aftershock festival was winding down, the day had been packed full of some great rocking music. The sun was starting to set […]

Ice Nine Kills – Communion of the Cursed

We’re back with another Ice Nine Kills review, this time for their latest single Communion of the Cursed. This marks the 3rd single off the upcoming highly anticipated release, Every Trick in the Book. This is the first single to also be accompanied by an actual music video, and wow is it an awesome video. Bands […]

Ice Nine Kills – Bloodbath & Beyond

I was introduced to Ice Nine Kills when I saw them earlier this year on tour with Motionless in White. We ran into their vocalist, Spencer, backstage and to this date he was one of the coolest and most hilarious people we’ve met to this date. After talking to him we had to go check them […]

Children of Bodom

Band: Children of Bodom; Bassist Henkka Seppälä Skype Interview Conducted by: Mark Keane on 09/23/15 Children of Bodom bassist Henkka Seppälä took some time and chatted with Mark of Loud and Heavy about their new album, I Worship Chaos. He takes time to explain how their recent change to a four-piece band effected their writing process, […]

Parkway Drive – IRE

Track Listing: Destroyer Dying to Believe Vice Grip Crushed Fractures Writings on the Wall Bottom Feeder The Sound of Violence Vicious Dedicated A Deathless Song   In today’s music scene it is always mixed feelings among listeners if bands should be praised or criticized for trying to adapt or even change their sound that got […]

Butcher Babies – Take It Like a Man

Track Listing: Monsters Ball Igniter The Cleansing The Butcher Gravemaker Thrown Away Never Go Back Marquee Blood Soaked Hero Dead Man Walking For the Fight Blonde Girls All Look the Same   Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages step right up and get your tickets to the greatest show on earth… a thrashing metal […]

Disturbed – Immortalized

Track Listing: The Eye of the Storm Immortalized The Vengeful One Open Your Eyes The Light What Are You Waiting For You’re Mine Who Save Our Last Goodbye Fire It Up The Sound of Silence (Simon & Garfunkel Cover) Never Wrong Who Taught You How to Hate   Nearly 4 years ago there was uncertainty amongst the […]

Chemical Burn – Raining Anvils

Track Listing: I Rise I Fly My Weakness Crush Your Ego We Aint Done Yet Transcend Raining Anvils X’s For Eyes Like A God Uncloned I Breathe Smoke   Talk about an album that truly fits what we are all about here, this album is definitely loud and heavy! Raining Anvils by Chemical Burn comes […]

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