Corrosion of Conformity

Pepper Keenan Also Collaborated with Metallica and Is Friends with James Hetfield

Corrosion of Conformity (better known as COC) is a stoner metal band from North Carolina formed in 1982. COC began playing hardcore punk in 1982 in Raleigh, North Carolina, with Reed Mullin on drums, Woody Weatherman on guitar, Mike Dean on bass, and Benji Shelton on vocals. COC were the pioneers of the crossover thrash… Continue reading Corrosion of Conformity

Megadeth

Blackmail the Universe on Dave Mustaine's ESP Guitar

Megadeth is an American thrash metal band, formed in Los Angeles, California. It was created in 1983 by Dave Mustaine (lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter), after he was expelled from Metallica, where he held the position of lead guitarist. Megadeth is one of the Big Four of thrash metal, alongside Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax. Megadeth… Continue reading Megadeth

Exodus

Grimace by Rick Hunolt

Exodus is an American thrash metal band from the Bay Area, California. The band was formed in Richmond in 1981 and is signed to Nuclear Blast. The band’s discography includes ten studio albums. Unofficially, Exodus are considered to be the inventors of their style and inspired bands such as Death Angel, Testament and Vio-lence. Exodus… Continue reading Exodus

Sangsara

Shane H - Founder of Sangsara

Hailing out of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, Sangsaga was an alternative music band playing a mix of electronica with specific focus on industrial rock. The name of the band – Sangsara (sometimes spelled Samsara) – derives from the Sanskrit word for the opposite of Nirvana. Whereas the latter signifies the state of being free from… Continue reading Sangsara

Left Spine Down

Kaine Delay Greets Me from Cage

Left Spine Down (also known by the acronym LSD), is a band based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. LSD plays a style of music called cyberpunk that fuses the sounds of industrial, metal, punk and electronica. The band featured Jeremy Inkel of industrial music legends Front Line Assembly and Noise Unit, and also Denyss McKnight,… Continue reading Left Spine Down

KMFDM

Sascha Konietzko Wearing His Mohawk

KMFDM is a German industrial metal group formed on February 29, 1984 to perform as part of the opening of an exhibition of young European artists in the Grand Palais of Paris. KMFDM is an acronym for the deliberately nonsensical and grammatically incorrect German phrase Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid (No Pity For The Majority).… Continue reading KMFDM

DJ? Acucrack

DJ? Acucrack Rocking It Before Fans

DJ? Acucrack is an electronic music duo based in Chicago, Illinois. It is a side project of the Acumen Nation group and belongs to the Crack Nation record label. The group consists of Jason Novak and Jamie Duffy, frontman and guitarist of Acumen Nation. DJ? Acucrack Discography: Nation State EP (1997) Mutants of Sound (1998)… Continue reading DJ? Acucrack

Bloodshoteye

Headbanging Jessica Desjardins in Black and White

Bloodshoteye hails from Leamington in Ontario – one of Canada’s southernmost towns. Formed in 2001, they were joined by Jessica Desjardins in 2002, with whom the band gained a stable lineup and sound. In the fall of 2003, Bloodshoteye recorded their debut CD titled “Without Any Remorse“, featuring Randy Blythe of Lamb of God as… Continue reading Bloodshoteye

GWAR

Outlines of GWAR Members Against Stage Lights

GWAR is a satirical thrash metal, hardcore punk and shock rock band formed in 1985 by artists and musicians from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. The band is known for their elaborate costumes inspired by science fiction and horror films, as well as harsh, obscene, mostly politically incorrect texts. Their appearance at concerts and… Continue reading GWAR