Welcome to the world of GALAKTIKON

Brendon Smalls is best known for his animated television shows, Home Movies and Metalocalypse. As the creator of the virtual metal band, Dethklok, it may come as no surprise that Smalls has another music project full of heavy riffs, roaring vocals and lyrics that bring the listener into his brutal fantasy world. While waiting to…

Black Panther Soundtrack

Black Panther debuted this weekend as the first MCU superhero movie with a nearly all black cast, and along with it came the soundtrack which debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 154,000 copies in it’s first week. The soundtrack was curated by hip hop legend Kendrick Lamar and features contributions from many…

Meet Roast Dog

From time to time we all ask ourselves, “What are the Metal heads in Latvia up to?” At least that’s what you should be asking, how else would you discover the amazing talent of bands like Roast Dog? Roast dog is the brain child of Mārtiņš Ķeire, a shredder from Riga, Latvia. featuring drums by…

Charlie Christian: The First Guitar Hero

The information in this article was gathered from PLAY IT LOUD a book about the history of the electric guitar by Brad Tolinski and Alan Diperna. “Who the hell wants to hear an electric guitar player,” said Benny Goodman, head of one of the most popular orchestra’s of the 1930s, to his talent scout, John…

Puzzlewood

Lately I find myself searching for music that is raw, chaotic and different, something that can be hard to do in a world where the overproduced and artificial is celebrated so highly. So when I discovered Russian Prog band, Puzzlewood, I was instantly impressed. Their debut album, Gates of Loki, flows together very nicely, each…

Hyvmine bursts onto the scene with EARTHQUAKE

Hyvmine is a fresh new band making seismic waves in the metal world. I discovered Hyvmine thanks to the Ibanez instagram page which posted about the band’s debut album. I had some free time so i decided to check out their music on spotify. If you enjoy screaming guitars and heavy bass then Hyvmine will…

Meet The Chats

Australia has brought the world some amazing music acts, from ACDC to INXS, who have brought a mix of aussie attitude and flavor to the industry. The Chats are well on their way to joining those giant bands as their recent hit “Smoko” surpasses 1 million views on youtbe. They have went viral, and for…