If you were on Facebook this weekend, chances are you were one of the thousands surprised by Showbread’s sudden release of everything ever. The band’s final album, Showbread is Showdead, serves as a call back to the band’s label debut, No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical and is available for streaming on Spotify or purchase on vinyl at the band’s site.

Kickstarter backers will be glad to see the video release of Showbread’s 2012 science fiction rock opera, Cancer. The film can be streamed for $4.99 at Vimeo. Likewise, the band posted a documentary following their No Sir… reunion along with interviews and live shows. The Music is Dead is also available for purchase or renting at Vimeo.

There is no better way to end a career. May raw rock kill you forever and ever. Amen.


Atreyu- 2021

Atreyu's Baptism

At their core, Atreyu is a hard rock band with metal riffs and pop choruses. Now, after more than 20 years, the band has stepped boldly into their next chapter with a change in lineup and an album that proves the lifeblood of Atreyu is stronger than ever.


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Imperial Triumphant - 2021

Alphaville’s Metal Renaissance

With influences that span Miles Davis and Stravinsky to Geddy Lee and Les Claypool, jazz metal force Imperial Triumphant is the epitome of genre-bending. HM contributing writer Andrew Voigt spoke with the band about their unique style, the massive bass presence in their music, and the rise and fall of civilization.


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Heaven's Metal: An Oral History of the Genesis of Christian Metal

Heaven's Metal

When rock emerged from blues and 'heavy metal' began to surface, faith-based metal acts also rose to start their own journeys. Initially shunned by both believers and non-believers, they were fighting for their spot at the table, ultimately building a legacy that would go on to change the genre forever. HM presents an oral history of the beginning of Christian metal music, featuring Guardian, Tourniquet, Holy Soldier, Whitecross, and, of course, Stryper.


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