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Summoned from the very deepest bowels of Hell(Taunton Mass.) on or about February 2013 INFESTED PROPHECY has delivered their filthy disease upon New England and beyond. They contributed two tracks on the MetalCage Compilation Mass Attack and are expected to perform at the first ever MetalCage Showcase on January 18, 2015 at The Columbus Club in North Providence, RI (FB Event Page)

The band has spread it’s message of bile upon humans throughout RI, MA and CT and beyond. They continue to develope quite a following, with thier high speed blackened death thrash. They are indeed a show worth catching!

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Mountain Metal Compilation Update

Here’s a little update on the progress of MetalCage’s upcoming Mountain Metal Compilation. I have received confirmation and/or tracks from the following bands…

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MetalCage is now in the Pre-production stage of the “Locals Cover Locals” compilation album. The album like all other MetalCage compilations will be availible as a free digital download but, this time we would like to produce a collector’s edition vinyl. Unlike the other comps, this one will require some studio work and upfront cost for the plates and pressings. So we were trying out this …

MetalCage Tee’s N Things

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Hoodies (Black on White) $40

Buy 2 hoodies and get a Free Copy of “Locals Cover Locals” on Vinyl.

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T-Shirts (Black on White) $15

Buy 6 Tee’s and get a Free Copy of “Locals Cover Locals” on Vinyl

Head on over and place your order now … there are only 25 units to sell to meet this first goal so buy a couple, buy both, buy for your friends or just one for yourself. Just Buy and help support this project and the local bands involved.

Until next time…

-Rick

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I Guard The Throne has employed a very smart tactic and have released the Lyric Video for thier “Rituals Of A Dying Man”, a track that will be found in their upcoming Demo.

The selection is grinding and powerful, the song arraingement is bold and developed. Face melting riffs with hammering beats and Andrew unrelenting ” in your face ” vocal styling make this track extremely enjoyable. And the vid helps understand whats being said.

I Guard The Throne “Rituals Of A Dying Man” (official Lyric Video)

Check you out again soon
-Rick

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Check out this video posted on YouTube of ADRENOCHROME’s Full Set this past weekend. The guys played the Pete Theroux Memorial Fest II in support of SUFFOCATION at Fete in Providence, RI. (7/19/14)

http://youtu.be/gVrFSYG_NIs

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Otto Kinzel of Bluntface Records has posted some details about the upcoming Metal Compilation, Operation:Underground. 27 extreme underground bands from across the globe, featuring many local New England Bands.

THIS is the final lineup for the comp. 27 bands ….

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One of Rhode Island’s most unappoligetically sincere Blackened Death metal bands, BOG OF THE INFIDEL, have announced they will begin recording tracks for an upcoming full length album. The release to be titled, “Asleep In The Arms Of Suicide” has been long in the works and eagerly anticipated by many who follow the band. They will be heading to New Hampshire’s Opal Sound Studio to record their vile/brutal/filth and have yet to announce any proposed release date.

From the Bands FaceBook Page…

Tonight(07/11/2014). Bog of the Infidel makes the trip to Kingston New Hampshire to begin recording our new full length album “Asleep In The Arms Of Suicide” at Opal Sound Studio. It’s been a long time coming, and we’ve put a lot of work into this. Those who follow us will not be dissapointed.

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https://www.facebook.com/bogoftheinfidel

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Opal-Sound-Studio/332837743497884

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The long awaited full length album from Warwick, RI based RHODE KILL is about to be completed and a release date and party have been scheduled. The band has posted that they have re-entered Danger Studio to work with Joe Moody on the final touches of the album.

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This month’s Feature Poll, although abbreviated, packs an Extremely Heavy punch.

Bog Of The Infidel (RI)
Infested Prophecy (MA)
Empty Vessels (CT)
I Guard The Throne (RI)
Patient 0 (MA)

We will only have 5 bands with just 2 weeks of voting. Vote as many times as you like; for any/all band(s).

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Last month “Maze Matthews Webvision” celebrated its one year anniversary. With nearly 30,000 views of his posted 200+ YouTube  videos, MMW has quickly become a popular source for live shots and interviews with local and national metal bands.

I conducted an interview, via email, with the man behind MMW, Maze Matthews. I asked about his experience thus far and where things will go in the near future.

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