Hail Of The Week

HAIL OF THE WEEK – BENEATH

HAIL OF THE WEEK – BENEATH

On my first night in Iceland (by the way, I’m vacationing in Iceland), I met a bunch of cool people at a tourist bar in downtown Reykjavik. One of the people I met introduced himself as GĂ­sli, and told me he was in a death metal band. My first thought, which I...
HAIL OF THE WEEK – JANAZA

HAIL OF THE WEEK – JANAZA

How many of our Hails can boast actual, honest-to-god (lol) heresy as a selling point for their band? Janaza is unique in that respect and many more, considering it’s the only female-fronted black metal project in Iraq. They have become quite popular in the...
HAIL OF THE WEEK – TREZ MUERTOZ

HAIL OF THE WEEK – TREZ MUERTOZ

Every once in a while, I encounter a band that I can barely find any information on, whose little bits of information are not in English, but I decide to write about them anyway. Trez Muertoz, a thrash band from Yonkers, is one of those bands. Here’s what I know...
HAIL OF THE WEEK – ALPHARIST

HAIL OF THE WEEK – ALPHARIST

Anyone who’s familiar with the Hail Of The Week column should know by now that New York City has a seemingly endless well of metal talents. Melody-infused thrash band Alpharist sprung forth from that well in 2010 and has been chugging along nicely ever since....
HAIL OF THE WEEK – CONORACH

HAIL OF THE WEEK – CONORACH

Another Twitter suggestion gone right, Conorach is everything that power metal should be. Epic grandiose stories of battle and bloodshed are what Dutch power metal band Conorach is all about, and they’ve been delivering them since they released their first demo,...