Amon Amarth

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Katatonia Bring The Power of Swedish Metal to the States

    By: Alex Distefano Sweden is well known for producing some of the darkest, gloomiest metal bands on the planet--from Bathory, At The Gates, Entombed, Amon Amarth, Meshuugah Ghost, Opeth and many more. Katatonia is no exception. Formed in 1991, the band launched into a sound that was a more melanc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Sixth Annual Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival Line Up Revealed

    A motorcycle caravan of dozens of Hells Angels and other bikers rumbled up to the Whiskey A GoGo on the Sunset Strip yesterday to kick off a party for the announcement of the lineup for the sixth annual Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. Hundreds of fans and members of the press gawked and took pictur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    On the Line: Luis Flores of the Viking Truck, Part Two

    ​Friday night. Bootlegger's Brewery. It's my first time there, and I don't know what to drink. Luis Flores passes over a Mason jar of the Spring Saison, and I'm good for the next couple of hours. I get an insider's view of the Viking Truck's operation (and leave smelling delicious). There's Frank, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    On the Line: Luis Flores of The Viking Truck, Part One

    ​A year ago this month, El Jefe requested I write On the Line on a regular basis. Not too long after, they began appearing in our print dead-tree edition. With the series taking up real estate, Gustavo Arellano thought it'd make sense to start conducting in-person interviews (in addition to the qu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2009

    Richard Christy's new metal band

    No, that's new nu-metal, but new, as in not old. Anyway, Richard Christy, famed metal drummer and the dude who does all sorts of gay shit on the Howard Stern Show, has put together an all-star metal group. I'd tell you all about it, but just read this. "Metal Blade Records is proud to announ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2008

    Top 10 Metal Albums of 2008

    In a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random strangers in the face. Go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    New Developments In Disney Censorship

    Anaheim’s House Of Blues cancellation of the Machine Head show earlier this month was just the beginning in Disney’s slow and steady elimination of all things metal. Immediately after the cancellation, Machine Head released a statement citing the venue’s reasons for canceling the show (with ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    Extreme Projectiles

    Sounds of the Underground Summer 2007 Tour