Articles By: Black Box Bob

Listen: Maximum Mad "Unmanned" (Photo by James Rexroad)

Listen: Maximum Mad “Unmanned”

Maximum Mad is a heavy and loud new edition to the Good to Die roster and on September 16th the Portland-based noise rockers will release their debut EP Dear Enemy. The band, which formed in the summer of 2016, features guitarists Mark Bassett (John Rambo, Diesto, Men Of Porn) and David Mullis (Kakihara), as well as bassist/vocalist Jayson Smith (El […]

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Listen: Porn Bloopers "Laser Beam"

Listen: Porn Bloopers “Laser Beam”

Seattle trash-core band Porn Bloopers might have started as a joke back in 2016, but on their upcoming 9-track EP release Blooper Reel, due out August 4th on Den Tapes, these dudes are still getting the last laugh! Dishing out a rowdy brand of antic-filled punk, the band’s cassette features four brand new tracks as well as rambunctious redoes of […]

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Listen to Chelsea Wolfe's Track "Vex" (Photo Credit: Zohn Mandel)

Listen to Chelsea Wolfe’s Track “Vex”

Chelsea Wolfe will release her Hiss Spun LP on September 22nd via Sargent House. “Vex” is the second single from the upcoming record, and it features Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of the Stone Age) on guitar, as well as vocals from Aaron Turner (SUMAC, Old Man Gloom). The track premiered today via the FADER where Wolfe explained: “”Vex” began almost […]

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Listen to Old Iron's Track "Gravewax" (Photo By: Matt Koroulis)

Listen to Old Iron’s Track “Gravewax”

Old Iron is a Seattle-based metal trio that packs a wicked punch! The band will release their sophomore LP Lupus Metallorum via Good to Die Records on August 18th, and it comes laced with references to “the Devil’s interval,” alchemy, and serious psychedelics. The band’s guitarist/vocalist Jesse Roberts explains: “There was never any intended theme, but in hindsight, half of […]

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Listen to Chelsea Wolfe's Track "16 Psyche." (Photo By: Bill Crisafi)

Listen to Chelsea Wolfe’s Track “16 Psyche”

Chelsea Wolfe‘s track “16 Psyche” is off her upcoming LP Hiss Spun due out September 22nd on Sargent House. Recorded by Kurt Ballou (Converge) in Salem, Massachusetts this past Winter, Wolfe’s sixth full-length also features guitar work from Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of the Stone Age, Failure) as well as a guest appearance from Aaron Turner (Old Man Gloom, SUMAC) […]

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Listen to Gaytheist "Avenged Seven-Minute Abs" Track. (Photo by: James Rexroad)

Listen to Gaytheist’s “Let’s Get Astrophysical” Track

Gaytheist premiered their “Let’s Get Astrophysical” track this week via Decibel. The Portland-based metal trio is readying their Let’s Jam Again Soon LP for release on June 16th via Seattle’s Good to Die Records, and this new listen in on the upcoming album is a seriously heavy affair. Cavernous low-end opens the track before it quickly takes a downward death-spiral […]

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Watch Boss Hog's "Shh Shh Shh" Video.

Watch Boss Hog’s “Shh Shh Shh” Video

Boss Hog‘s Brood X LP is out now on In the Red Records and it’s the NYC band’s first effort in seventeen years. Cristina Martinez, with husband/band partner Jon Spencer and company, sound like they’re in prime form on the album and their return to the rock game couldn’t come at a better time. Discussing the record, Spencer says of […]

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