Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest Reveals That He's Been Battling Parkinson's for 10 Years — Then Insists 'The Show Must Go On'

Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest Reveals That He's Been Battling Parkinson's for 10 Years — Then Insists 'The Show Must Go On'

Ten years ago, Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton was diagnosed with the onset the early stages Parkinson’s disease.  Now, he’s going public with it — and the band is staying by his side.. Parkinson’s Disease is a long-term degenerative disorder the central nervous system that seriously affects motor function.  Among other problems, it makes it really tough to play the guitar […]

Harm's Way Reveal Why They Embraced Industrial on 'Posthuman'

Harm's Way Reveal Why They Embraced Industrial on 'Posthuman'

Chicago-based hardcore act Harm’s Way became known for delivering crushing breakdowns and deep grooves intertwined with desolate-sounding industrial sections on their third record, Rust, and their latest album, Posthuman, but the band didn’t begin this way.   Back in 2006, Bo Lueders, James Pligge, Chris Mills and John Hfman were playing in a straightedge hardcore band called Few and the […]

Avenged Sevenfold Is Boycotting the Grammys to Protest How Rock Is Being Treated

Avenged Sevenfold Is Boycotting the Grammys to Protest How Rock Is Being Treated

Did the Grammys actually misrepresent the Rock genre as Avenged Sevenfold claims? At this year’s Grammys, California heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold will compete against Metallica and the Foo Fighters for Best Rock Song.  Nominated for ‘The Stage,’ this marks the first time that the group has received a nod for their work. There’s just one problem, though:  Avenged Sevenfold […]

Hooded Menace Offer Up Emotional Death-Doom on 'Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed'

Hooded Menace Offer Up Emotional Death-Doom on 'Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed'

Though a relatively young band, Finland’s Hooded Menace have become one the titans in death-doom, itself one the most interesting sub-genres in modern metal. The band just dropped Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed, their first album since 2015’s Darkness Drips Forth.   Exclaim! spoke to founding member, guitarist and songwriter Lasse Pyykkö, who promised a continuation the sound that Hooded Menace have […]

Porches' 'The House' Chronicles Romantic Strife with Help from Blood Orange and (Sandy) Alex G

Porches' 'The House' Chronicles Romantic Strife with Help from Blood Orange and (Sandy) Alex G

Since the release Porches’ breakthrough album, Pool, in 2016, Aaron Maine has been using his time and newly acquired label support very wisely by constantly writing new music to document the changes in his life. “I was hellbent to not take it for granted,” Maine tells Exclaim! “Everything has changed. Everything is constantly changing.”   Maine is releasing The House, […]

This Marble Run is Flawlessly Synced with Tchaikovsky's 'Waltz of the Flowers'

This Marble Run is Flawlessly Synced with Tchaikovsky's 'Waltz of the Flowers'

YouTuber DoodleChaos flawlessly syncs a marble run with Tchaikovsky’s ‘Waltz the Flowers’. DoodleChaos is a YouTuber who focuses on syncing up music with intricate drawings and marble paths.  Having previously synced the Line Rider game with Edvard Grieg’s “In the Hall the Mountain King,” DoodleChaos now syncs up Tchaikovsky’s “Waltz the Flowers” with a marble run by hand. “After listening […]