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Midnite Communion II: Out of the Woods

Bands: Cough, INVDRS, Atriarch, and SorxeVenue: The Complex, Glendale, CaliforniaDate: November 15th, 2014Midnite Collective and the Bitchcraft Trading Post recently teamed up to produce a combination doom metal concert and pagan-themed arts and crafts show at the Complex in Glendale, California. Show More Summary

Heavy Metal Time Machine is closed until further notice....

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014It is not easy for me to write this, but as of now I am stepping down and taking time away from Heavy Metal Time Machine. I wish that I had better news to post today, but alas this is something that I feel I must do as fatigue and exhaustion has crept into my life. Show More Summary

Heavy Metal Time Machine is under quarantine!

11/13/14OK, it's nothing that serious, but I've been under the weather for the past couple of days and I'm not my usual perky self! After attempting to write up a couple of reviews over the last two days I've seen the error of my ways (the articles were a hot mess kids!) and it's back to bed for yours truly. Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday:"I Kill for Metal" Compilation

Here's a nice compilation from Online Metal Promo and Germany's Killer Metal Records. "I Kill for Metal", is a free download compilation featuring a mix of 40 current, advanced and unreleased original songs from established and up and...Show More Summary

Savage Master-Mask Of The Devil

Skol Records 2014 Last week I was thrilled to introduce our readers to Kentucky N.W.O.T.H.M act Savage Master (link provided below). N ow it is my extreme pleasure to report back to all of you that I have heard the band's full-length...Show More Summary

Saturday Singles: Snowy Shaw-"Fire" and Sleepy Hollow-"Bound By Blood"

It's been awhile since I last did a Saturday Singles feature so for that I do apologize. To make it up to all of my faithful followers (all half dozen of you!) I would like to present two songs that have personally been rocking my days...Show More Summary

Vicious Nature-Salvation

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Formed in 2012 and calling the West Midlands their home turf, Vicious Nature is a heavy /power metal band with two separate three-track EPs to their name so far in 2013's "Fight For Your Life" and this February, 2014 release, "Salvation". Show More Summary

Kentucky heavy metal band Savage Master announce upcoming tour dates!

Hailing from Louisville, Kentucky and fronted by the AMAZING Stacey Peak, Savage Master is a FANTASTIC N.W.O.T.H.M. band which has absolutely floored me with their larger then life take on classic metal! With Savage Master's full-length...Show More Summary

Kontrust-Explositive

Napalm Records 2014 "Explositive" is the latest release from Austria genre-mix and max/crossover rock band Kontrust. Having previously been exposed to this band's wild and crazy antics thanks to 2012's "Second Hand Wonderland" (http://metalmark.blogspot.com/2012/04/kontrust-second-hand-wonderland.html)...Show More Summary

Two Concerts

A brief look at a couple of recent concerts. I took in the second night of Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats' back to back performances at the Roxy in West Hollywood late last month (my official writeup at Heavy Metal at About.com can be found here), and then, an Halloween of all nights, the King Diamond Tour dropped in on The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Jacobs Moor-All That Starts

Bleedingstar Records 2014 Self-produced by the band members themselves, "All That Starts" is the full-length debut album from Austrian metal act Jacobs Moor. Founded in 2010 by Richard Krenmaier (Speed Limit, ex-Stygma IV, ex-Surrender,...Show More Summary

And the winner of a new Mausoleum Gate t-shirt is....

Congratulations to Daniel Ortiz of London! You are the winner of a brand new Mausoleum Gate t-shirt from Cruz Del Sur Music and Heavy Metal Time Machine. A special thanks to all of you who entered and while you might not have won this time be sure to visit us often as we have more prize packages scheduled for the very near future!

Interview with Dissorted guitarist Florian Schadhauser

Recently I had the chance to talk with Dissorted guitarist Florian Schadhauser. I want to thank him for taking time away from the band to chat with all of us here at Heavy Metal Time Machine. Enjoy! Andy (A)- Let's run it all down. What is your band's name and who plays what? Florian (F)- Our band’s name is “Dissorted”. Show More Summary

Chris Davison Reviews Albums From Fen And Bog Oak

Thanks to the mighty powers of album allocation, I have a brace of reviews for you this week, based around all things swampy. For non-British folks out there, a “fen” is a piece of flat, reclaimed swampland. It is also a large expanse...Show More Summary

Last Day's Pay-Pink Slip

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Punk rock, cheap beer and sniffing panties. It's the small things in life that count and help ensure that rad rockers like Last Day's Pay are able to keep on keeping on. Now, thanks in no small part to the...Show More Summary

Good Guy Dies-"Hit Me Back" Single

Self-Release2014Good Guy Dies are a up and coming new act whose fashionably fresh and absolutely fierce sound has all but rocked the UK music scene! Made up of vocalist Cherry Makej and guitarist Joe Hodgson, with the one and only George...Show More Summary

Thomsen-Unbroken

Artist Station- eOne 2014 Thomsen is a German heavy/power metal band that is named after guitarist, composer and bandleader René Thomsen. Formed in 2006, with the band's debut album, "Let´s Get Ruthless", appearing in 2009, Thomsen is essentially René Thomsen and an assembled cast of heavy metal veterans. Show More Summary

Two Eclipses

Through the beauty of celestial mechanics, the western United States was perfectly positioned to catch not one, but two, spectacular wonders. A total lunar eclipse graced our skies early in the morning of October 8 th, only to be followed two weeks later by a partial solar eclipse, granting Los Angeles about 45% coverage. Show More Summary

The Giggitys-Songs In the Key Of Awesome

Loserheart Records 2014 For as far-back as anyone can recall (we're talking about the swinging-seventies at the very least kids) Cleveland and Akron have been involved in a ménage à trois with punk rock. As a matter of fact my home-state...Show More Summary

Clouds Taste Satanic-To Sleep Beyond The Earth

Self-Release/Independent 2014 Well, I feel like a dick. I realize that's not much of a way to open a review, but seeing as this was released back in July and I just stumbled upon it in my email this past weekend its a reasonable enough response on my part. Show More Summary

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