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Tess Casto

I’m a news publisher and photographer based out of Pittsburgh.

AMON AMARTH Releases Berserker Full-Length; North American Tour With Slayer, Lamb Of God, And Cannibal Corpse Underway

AMON AMARTH is in the midst of their North American tour with Slayer. The journey will make its way through sixteen cities upon its conclusion at the Xfinity Center Amphitheatre in Mansfield, Massachusetts on May 25th. Additional support is being provided by Lamb Of God and labelmates Cannibal Corpse. See all confirmed dates below.   The tour comes […]

DISASSOCIATE: Resurrected New York City Grindcore/Punk Legends To Kick Off Mini Tour With Eyehategod; Band To Play Maryland Deathfest, New Material In The Works, And More!

Resurrected New York City grindcore/punk legends DISASSOCIATE are back with an updated lineup and enough vitriol to level a nation.    Featuring founding frontman Ralphyboy, guitarists Michael Dimmitt (Mutilation Rites) and Jimmy Aly (Swollen Organs, The Communion), drummer Kenny Appell (White Widows Pact), and bassist Avi Kulawy (Magrudergrind, Ruine), DISASSOCIATE will return to […]

ATALA: West Coast Desert Doom Trio To Release The Bearer Of Light Full-Length Via Salt Of The Earth Records; “Desolate Lands” Video Now Playing, Tour Dates Announced + Preorders Available 4/20

West Coast desert doom trio ATALA will release their The Bearer Of Light full-length via Salt Of The Earth Records on May 21st.   Returning to their DIY ethos, the seven-track desert voyage was captured and self-produced in just five days at Gatos Trail in Joshua Tree with engineer Jeff Thomas. “It’s a true roller coaster of emotions: sad, […]

CHRCH: California Doom Collective Announces Pacific Northwest Shows Surrounding Litha Cascadia Appearance This June + Band To Play First Annual Psycho Smokeout And More

California doom collective CHRCH has announced a short run of Pacific Northwest shows this June. The trek runs from June 20th through June 23rd and includes an appearance at Litha Cascadia, a summer solstice gathering featuring performances by Don Anderson, Isenordal, Aerial Ruin, JWW, To End It All, Sataray, and many others. The […]

THUNDERCLAP: PopMatters Streams Entire Debut Album From Florida Doom/Rock Trio; Inebriocean LP Out This Week Via Financial Ruin

PopMatters is now streaming the entire Inebriocean debut LP from Gainesville, Florida-based THUNDERCLAP, on the eve of the album’s release through Financial Ruin.    The trio’s members are Florida punk scene vets having collectively played with the likes of Discount, Army Of Ponch, The Draft, Unitas, J.Page, House On Fire, Black Cougar […]

AORATOS: Gods Without Name Full-Length From Searing Black Metal Project Led By Naas Alcameth Of Akhlys And Nightbringer Out Now And Streaming Via Debemur Morti Productions

Gods Without Name is the first descent into the twisted depths of fresh creative entity, AORATOS. Spearheaded by Naas Alcameth known for his time in Akhlys, Bestia Arcana, and Nightbringer among others and described as a, “reflection of the eidola and egregore arisen from the liminal thresholds,” Gods Without Name probes deep […]