Our partners over at Digital Tour Bus are kicking off a new series on their YouTube channel: gaming and touring! If you dig passing the time as a gamer, this series is perfect for you. In this week’s episode, DTB chats with breakout whatevercore act The Ongoing Concept. What are your favorite games to play? What would you play on tour?

Dawson takes us on a tour of the band as they race old school maps on Nintendo 64’s version of Mario Kart, giving a quick run-down on the new series and some behind-the-scenes action of band competition.

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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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Gaerea

Trapped in Limbo

Black metal may not be the first thing on your mind when you think of Portugal, but GAEREA is here to change that. HM contributing writer Andrew Voigt sat down with GAEREA to discuss the band’s music, their mysterious name and image, and how office work can be art.

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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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Photo by Alex Krauss

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