Rivers of Nihil, the Death Metal / Saxophone Act You Didn't Know You Wanted, Are Coming to Canada

Rivers of Nihil, the Death Metal / Saxophone Act You Didn't Know You Wanted, Are Coming to Canada

Death metal with saxophones. Full stop.   Building on two solid releases and a decade touring, Rivers Nihil dropped Where Owls Know My Name onto an unsuspecting public last month. Since then, the Pennsylvania-based progressive metal act have seen the album skyrocket to Number 3 on Billboard‘s New Artist charts. Not bad for a group that sounds like Cryptopsy meets […]

Check Out Cardi B's $300,000 Coachella Stage

Check Out Cardi B's $300,000 Coachella Stage

Nice stage. But, $300,000? Last week, Cardi B outlined the costs her Coachella debut.  For each weekend, the rapper is getting $70,000.   But each weekend, her stage costs approximately $300,000. “When I was talking to my manager], he was like, ‘Man, you don’t understand, we’re putting $600,000 on that stage set,” the rapper told Sirius XM, referring the the double-weekend […]

Orphx Combine Hamilton with Nature to Create Homemade Industrial Techno

Orphx Combine Hamilton with Nature to Create Homemade Industrial Techno

On a quiet residential street in Hamilton, ON, some Canada’s best industrial techno is made. Who would’ve thought?   Orphx duo Christina Sealey and Richard Oddie have been making music together for a quarter-century. Though they are no longer married, they’ve maintained their musical relationship throughout, using what’s now just Sealey’s house as their base operations. And though the European […]

Underoath Outgrow Their "Christian Band" Label and Find New Faith on 'Erase Me'

Underoath Outgrow Their "Christian Band" Label and Find New Faith on 'Erase Me'

“We had a huge identity crisis,” explains Underoath vocalist Spencer Chamberlain, the rigid rules that led to the band’s 2012 breakup. While fans faith may think the one-time Christian metalcore leaders are deeply confused, the band insist they’re happier than ever.   It’s a far cry from where Chamberlain spent much his career, during which members “weren’t allowed to have […]

Orphx Combine Hamilton with Nature to Create Homemade Industrial Techno

On a quiet residential street in Hamilton, ON, some Canada’s best industrial techno is made. Who would’ve thought?   Orphx duo Christina Sealey and Richard Oddie have been making music together for a quarter-century. Though they are no longer married, they’ve maintained their musical relationship throughout, using what’s now just Sealey’s house as their base operations. And though the European […]