Baby Metal: Not babies, not metal but very Japanese

Well. kids this exists. Someone asked me if Baby Metal was real. All I can say is, it's Japanese so of course it is real. It's very "kawaii" if you are a pedo I guess, but it is not very metal.Now if you are really in the mood for some Asian metal, go listen to …

Nachzehrer: wicked good black metal from Boston

This week I decided to spend my local show dollars on a black metal show at The Sidebar Tavern, featuring Boston band Nachzehrer. I did not know too much about this band but had listened to them a bit after stumbling across a news item some weeks ago about the singer in the band being …

Maryland Deathfest XI: more awesome every day

Hole in the sky left when my mind exploded.Announcements about who will be performing at the 2013 Maryland Deathfest XI have come in fits and spurts over the last few weeks. And the venue has not been announced yet. But organizers have just updated the list of confirmed performers and my mind has exploded! Seriously, …

New Pig Destroyer song released!

Have you ever had one of those days where everything is excrement? Pig Destroyer quite possibly wrote the soundtrack to that day. Their new album, Book Burner, will be available in the US on Oct. 22, but Relapse Records knows you PxDx fans can barely wait to sink you teeth into this meaty grindcore masterpiece.The …

Leave money on the nightstand for ‘Call Girl of Cthulhu’

Chris LaMartinaFor a kid who grew up in the suburbs of Baltimore, Chris LaMartina makes pretty good films. You should give him some money so he can finish his latest project "Call Girl of Cthulhu."That, in a nutshell, is the gist of LaMartina's latest plea on Kickstarter, where he and colleague Jimmy George are trying …

CONTEST: Design my blog header image

Do you have graphic design skills? I would like a banner/header thingy designed for my blog athttp://www.metallomusikum.com/ incorporating the name Metallomusikum. Right now it is just the template and a photo of Amon Amarth I took.I believe headers on Blogger blogs are 900 px wide and 450 px high, but you might want to poke …