gregory burkart

08/31/2012 - 4:00pm
Sweden's legendary melodic doom crew helped reshape the sound of European metal, and they're still at the top of their game with their ninth full-length album. Check out our review and listen to a new track...
08/30/2012 - 6:00pm
After contributing some memorably maniacal music to the epic heavy metal fantasy game Brütal Legend, horror-metal act Wrath of Killenstein have finally returned with some twisted new material. Hopefully our review will prepare yourself for the bizarre sonic onslaught...
08/28/2012 - 5:45pm
After departing Rob Zombie's band in 2003, guitarist Mike Riggs donned his own horror-metal mantle to form the band Scum of the Earth. With their third record, which drops today, the group's use of electronics moves to the foreground, with spooky-cool results. Check out our review and watch their new video...
08/27/2012 - 8:00pm
Shortly after their reunion in 2010, death metal icons Autopsy went right back to work recording and touring, and now they're following up an excellent retrospective album with an even more career-spanning DVD. Check out our review of this five-hour monolith of metal!
08/17/2012 - 11:25am
Metal's summer of doom continues with the North American debut of two gothic-metal epics from Italian six-piece The Foreshadowing. We've got reviews and previews of both releases, including their latest "Second World," so draw the curtains, light some black candles and drink in some dark and heavy melodies...
08/16/2012 - 6:17am
The stop-motion horror comedy "Paranorman" hits 3D screens tomorrow, and the excellent soundtrack by Grammy nominee Jon Brion ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind") is available on CD now. Check out our review...
08/15/2012 - 2:21am
Joshua Viola's mammoth dark-fantasy novel is the heart of an expanding multimedia experience chronicling the bloody exploits of an enormous blue humanoid monster, with a soundtrack by FEARnet fave Celldweller. Check out our review of the book, and find out how you can win a Bane of Yoto prize package!
08/14/2012 - 2:44am
Dubstep/electro-house band Knife Party must have been hittin' the bug powder hardcore when they came up with this nightmarish music video, NOT inspired by "The Human Centipede" (thank goodness), but by the surreal imagery of David Cronenberg's "Naked Lunch." This one will definitely get under your skin...
08/13/2012 - 2:52am
Tomorrow, retro-cool synthpop duo Twitch the Ripper will roll out a follow-up to their spooky, sexy debut album "Bodiless." We've got a track-by-track review of the new record inside, along with a preview song to shake your floorboards... and maybe raise a few goosebumps. Check it out!
08/10/2012 - 5:07am
Hot on the heels of our interview with award-winning composer Jesper Kyd, we've got an in-depth review of his fantastic score to the epic fantasy-horror game "Darksiders II," which hits stores next week. Check it out, and listen to another preview track!