Apr 142018
 

India Based Metal Band R.A.I.D have released a new single ‘Soul of a lion’ which appears on their upcoming album which will be released via Rottweiler Records. The release date will be announced soon. Check out the album artwork below, designed by Jithin Jacob at Inkdom.

‘Soul of a lion’ is available to download for FREE from Noisetrade.

R.A.I.D a metal band that brings huge riffs, slamming grooves and powerful vocals which lyrically follow the ethics of hXc punk; Positive Mental Attitude (PMA). Continue reading »

Apr 122018
 

As proof that nothing can keep a good ghoul down, Grave Robber have mastered Escaping the Grave  (pun always intended) and are back with a new found intensity in their fifth full-length album of soon-to-be horror punk favorites.

By now, I would hope everyone reading this has at least heard of Grave Robber as it’s not every day you get to see a band in full skeleton regalia playing horror-tinged punk rock at a furious pace.  Then again, their last full length was 2011’s You’re All Gonna Die, so there could be a number of you who haven’t seen/heard of them.  Dating all the way back to 2005, Grave Robber has released four full-length albums, at least one ep in Straight to Hell in 2014, and been on a host of compilations.  Be Afraid was the album that kicked it all off and from the very first play, many, including myself, were hooked at the combination of Misfits speed and fury, Wretched’s smooth, deep vocals, and a tongue-in-cheek, B-Horror movie approach to lyrics, that make it entirely appropriate to sing along with “I want to kill you over and over again” as the song is actually talking about pride.  Fun songs about sin, sacrifice, and redemption seems like an odd mix but they’ve made it work.  Since their last release the band has undergone numerous tragedies, family emergencies, consistent lack of a drummer, and multiple member changes, more than enough for most bands to call it quits, but following a successful crowdfunding campaign, the band pressed on and with some assistance from Jim Chaffin (Crucified) on drums, we are blessed with Escaping the Grave.  Now keep in mind the band hasn’t been on hiatus between albums and done everything from play on volcanoes in Mexico to eating gooey butter cake in St. Louis after a show and played everywhere they could between Mexico and their home in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Continue reading »

Apr 092018
 

Grave Robber‘s upcoming album which carries the title “Escaping The Grave” will be released on Friday, April 13th. via Rottweiler Records.  Check out the “Escaping The Grave” album sampler below.

The awesome artwork of “Escaping The Grave” is created by Paul Stier (The Savage Yard).

It’s been over 7 years since Grave Robber‘s critically acclaimed “You’re All Gonna Die” release. Continue reading »

My Place Was Taken – “Imparables”

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Mar 252018
 

From Matamoros, Mexico, My Place Was Taken started in 2014 when vocalist Jesus Salaz and guitarist Abraham Barbieri met to discuss the drugs and violence destroying their hometown and decided the time was right for a heavy band that could bring a message of hope, love, and faith.  The band recorded their self-titled ep in 2015 that gained them some attention in the Mexican metal scene and signed with Rottweiler Records at the end of 2016 for their second ep Imparables, which also saw the addition of Helix Nebula on bass and Daniel Castaneda on drums.  During a tour of Mexico, My Place Was Taken shared the stage with Grave Robber, which brought them to the attention of Rottweiler Records owner Shawn Browning and led to the partnership that released Imparables.

From the opening guitar salvo and the pounding, grinding rhythms fueled by ultra-fast double bass MPWT sets the tone for the ep.  This is pure brutality.  Deep growled unintelligible vocals alternate with higher pitched near shrieking in a great tradeoff style as  the song slows to punishing grind and then jumps to near light speed for a short guitar solo and then repeating.  Lyrics are in Spanish but really with brutal deathcore, would you really notice? Continue reading »

Mar 242018
 

Grave Robber‘s upcoming album which carries the title “Escaping The Grave” will be released on Friday, April 13th. via Rottweiler Records.  A Teaser of ‘The Night Evelyn Came Out From The Grave’ can be streamed in the video below.

The awesome artwork of “Escaping The Grave” is created by Paul Stier (The Savage Yard).

It’s been over 7 years since Grave Robber‘s critically acclaimed “You’re All Gonna Die” release. Continue reading »