10 WAYS THE PANDEMIC HELPED MUSICIANS

You know, it’s kind of hard to fight with your bandmates if you never see them. Bands always break up over increased tensions between members or creative differences. Sometimes it’s a mixture of the two. During the pandemic, no one was playing shows or even practicing. So, a lot of failing bands got to add […]

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WRETCHED SOUND

Since launching the monthly physical magazines for “The Metal Webzine” in April 2021, it’s become clear that our little zine is slowly evolving into something bigger and broader. As such, we decided to change things up. “The Metal Webzine” is no more. We are now WRETCHED SOUND – a name with more than one story […]

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Immortal Terror 2020

First of all, who decided to tug on my heart strings by releasing a “new” Immortal Terror album in 2020?! In all seriousness though, you can’t beat this tracklist. Right off the bat, I must admit that this will be more of a nostalgia piece than an album review. Since I didn’t enter the metal […]

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Long Live Brockie!

Written by Ryan Howe Today marks six long years since our brother in rock, Dave Brockie, passed away. I find it hard to believe it’s already been that long. It seems like only yesterday I was sitting in my bedroom after school at 13 listening to “Bring Back the Bomb” for the first time.  Brockie […]

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WAYS TO HELP BANDS DURING COVID-19

I’m not calling it “Coronavirus”, because I quit drinking months ago and I don’t want to be reminded of sub-par beer. Anyways, even though this topic has already been beaten to death, here’s a list of things patrons can do to help sidelined bands, as well as some ways that bands can help themselves: Bands […]

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LA Picks: Vaelmyst

Here’s our 2nd LA Pick: Vaelmyst! The name just makes you want to slowly spit water at someone! Despite adopting the descriptor, melodic death metal, Vaelmyst are a much more complex animal than they seem at first glance. This article will be something of a chronicling of the band’s Bandcamp discography, as well as some […]

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In Remembrance of Neil Peart

I couldn’t believe the news yesterday. I saw a story on my Facebook newsfeed that said Neil Peart had died. I hoped it was a false report like that recent one that went around about Ozzy being on his deathbed. But unfortunately upon further investigation it turned out to be absolutely true. And my heart […]

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