Manilla Road invades The Circuit November 21

Wherever Manilla Road goes, it is Shark Week...Mark "The Shark" Shelton that is. On November 21, Metallomusikum and The Circuit, a new club in Essex, will host the heavy metal legends, along with A Sound of Thunder, Iron Man, Witch Hazel and Maximum Oversatan. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door and available …

Iron Man band sign to Rise Above Records

For the last several months, fans of the doom metal band Iron Man have been teased--nay--tortured by Facebook status updates about a new album. Then there was a YouTube video previewing songs for this new full-length.  Not long ago, we learned the name of that record-- South of the Earth. I have heard most of these …

Play guitar for Pentagram. No, really.

Bobby Liebling with Victor Griffin. Photo M. Spiro/ 2011Victor Griffin is moving on to other things, and Pentagram needs a guitarist. I don't know about you, but I think for the right person this is the opportunity of a lifetime. The band just posted this statement on their Facebook page so there's no need to …

What to get your heavy metal mom for Mother’s Day

Acid Queen JewelryEvery mom is special and so her mother’s day gift should be special, too. If your mom is also a metal head, like me, then it’s can be special challenge finding that thing that reflects her interests as well as her style. The obvious gift for the heavy metal woman is the latest …

Countdown to MDF X: (37) October 31

Get your "invisible oranges" ready. Underground legends October 31 play true, uncompromising, epic heavy metal in the vein of more well known acts such as  Judas Priest and Iron Maiden, but with a decidedly thrashy flavor. They perform mid-day on Saturday, May 26 at the Maryland Deathfest.October 31 has weathered numerous line up changes since its …