All posts by Ryan Rigley

Metal Covers

Throw Up Two Horns: The 14 Most Metal Covers Of Other Metal Songs

Can’t get enough of that sweet, sweet heavy metal? Well, apparently, neither can actual heavy metal artists. With the world’s most metal holiday, Halloween, just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of the fourteen most brutally metal songs covered [...]

October 1, 2014 Features, SIMGEssentials
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Album Review: Skeletonwitch – Serpents Unleashed

Just in time for Halloween, in true Skeletonwitch fashion, Ohio’s own blackened thrash metal gods have managed to turn the dark demon trick once again. Released via Prosthetic Records, Serpents Unleashed isn’t too huge of a sea change for Skeletonwitch, [...]

November 1, 2013 New Music, Reviews

Album Review: Fleshgod Apocalypse – Labyrinth

We all know the Greek myth of Asterion, the minotaur of Knossos what lies waiting at the center of the dreaded Labyrinth. It’s a tale passed down for many a century, filled with mystery, intrigue, and memorable imagery. Perhaps, this [...]

August 19, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: Watain – The Wild Hunt

Who says only Norwegians can play true black metal? Hailing from the deepest, darkest reaches of Uppsala, Sweden’s black metal baby Watain has proven time and again that they’re fully capable of worshiping Satan with the best of them. Following [...]

August 16, 2013 New Music, Reviews

10 Under The Radar Heavy Metal Sub-Genres You Need To Know

In the late 60s, bands like Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin paved the way for a new sub-genre of rock music. Dubbed “heavy metal” due to its heavy emphasis on distortion, guitar solos, and overall loudness, this new style of [...]

July 24, 2013 Exclusive Content, Features

The 12 Most Bizarre Metal Covers Of Non-Metal Songs

Let’s face it. We all love a good cover song. Hell, there are even some cover songs that are better, if not more popular, than the original versions of the songs they’re covering! I mean, have you heard that cover [...]

July 22, 2013 Exclusive Content, Features