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|Origin||Wilmington, Massachusetts, United States|
|Years active||1993 - present|
|Labels||Wicked World Records, Earache Records, Hammerheart|
|Members|| Brian Oblivion|
|Past members|| Joe Martignetti|
December Wolves are a Wilmington, Massachusetts - based black metal band formed in 1993. Their first demo appeared in 1994.So far December Wolves has released 3 albums. On newer material the group goes in a more experimental/industrial 'post-black' direction. They are currently working on new material.
Wilmington is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.
Black metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music. Common traits include fast tempos, a shrieking vocal style, heavily distorted guitars played with tremolo picking, raw (lo-fi) recording, unconventional song structures, and an emphasis on atmosphere. Artists often appear in corpse paint and adopt pseudonyms.
"Wolftread" (Self-Released, 1994) Track listing
"Til Ten Years" (Hammerheart Records, 1995) Track listing
"We Are Everywhere (Promotional EP)" (Hammerheart Records, 1997) Track listing
"Completely Dehumanized" (Wicked World Records, 1998) Track listing
"Blasterpiece Theatre" (Earache Records, 2002) Track listing
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Christian metal, also known as white metal, Jesus metal or heavenly metal, is a form of heavy metal music usually defined by its message using song lyrics as well as the dedication of the band members to Christianity. Christian metal is typically performed by professed Christians principally for Christians who listen to heavy metal music and often produced and distributed through various Christian networks.
Story of the Year is an American rock band formed in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2000. The band was originally formed under the name Big Blue Monkey. They changed their name to Story of the Year in 2002 after the release of their EP titled Story of the Year on the indie label Criterion Records, after they realized a blues group of the name Big Blue Monkey had already existed.
Graveland are a Polish pagan metal band which was formed in 1991 by Rob Darken. It began as a black metal band, before adopting a pagan and Viking metal style. The lyrics and imagery of Graveland are strongly inspired by European mythology, nature, winter and war. Their early work focused on Celtic and Slavic mythology, while their later work focuses on Norse mythology and Wotanism.
Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999. The band's current lineup consists of lead vocalist M. Shadows, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Zacky Vengeance, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Synyster Gates, bassist and backing vocalist Johnny Christ, and drummer Brooks Wackerman.
Southern Lord is an American heavy metal record label that was founded in 1998 by Greg Anderson. Initially, Southern Lord specialized in what could broadly be classified as experimental metal, particularly the slow-moving doom metal, stoner rock, and drone metal subgenres. Some of the more notable artists on the label include Baptists, Earth, Om, Goatsnake, Khanate, Obliterations, Pelican, Sleep and Sunn O))), among others. More recently, the label expanded its line-up to include artists from the black metal subgenre, including releases by Twilight, Wolves in the Throne Room, Xasthur, and Striborg. They have also released albums by hardcore punk and crust punk bands like Burning Love, Agrimonia, and Wolfbrigade.
James Donald Root, also known by his number #4, is an American musician, songwriter and guitarist, best known for being the lead / rhythm guitarist for the American heavy metal band Slipknot, and the former lead guitarist for the American alternative metal band Stone Sour.
Deströyer 666 is an Australian extreme metal band formed in 1994 by vocalist and guitarist K. K. Warslut. The group originated in Melbourne, Australia and by 2001 had relocated to Europe.
Urban Breed is the current vocalist for Serious Black, and Project Arcadia, and he is the former vocalist for Swedish heavy metal bands Bloodbound and Tad Morose, as well as Trail of Murder.
Post-metal is a style of music that is rooted in heavy metal but explores approaches beyond the genre's conventions. It emerged in the 1990s through the work of bands such as Neurosis and Godflesh who transformed metal texture through experimental composition. Associated with and inspired by post-rock and post-hardcore, the genre employs the darkness and intensity of extreme metal but emphasizes atmosphere, emotion, and even "revelation", drawing on a wide range of sources including ambient, noise, psychedelic, progressive, and classical music to develop an expansive but introspective sound. Post-metal songs are typically long, with loose and layered structures that discard the verse–chorus form in favor of crescendos and repeating themes. The sound centres on guitars and drums; any vocals are usually screamed or growled and resemble an additional instrument.
Wolves in the Throne Room is an American black metal band formed in 2003 in Olympia, Washington by brothers Aaron and Nathan Weaver. They have released six full-length albums, two live albums, and one EP to date. They have stated one of the founding concepts of the band to be channeling the "energies of the Pacific Northwest's landscape" into musical form.
Funeral Marches and Warsongs is a live DVD from the Swedish black metal band Marduk. Shot in 2003, the DVD contains footage of live performances in France, Poland and Germany, and two music videos
Black Death are an American band who have been noted as the "first all-African-American heavy metal band". The group were also mentioned in Ian Christe's book Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal, and mentioned Rock 'n' roll and the Cleveland connection by Deanna R. Adams as "one of the only, if not the only, all-black metal bands in the country" in 1987.
Feeding the Wolves is the fifth studio album by the American alternative metal band 10 Years, and their third major label release. The album debuted at No. 17 on the Billboard 200 chart, with 19,000 units sold.
After the Burial is an American progressive metal band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. They are currently signed to Sumerian Records and have released four of their five full-length albums through the label. Since their inception in 2004, the band has gone through two vocalist changes, two drummer changes, the departure and death of founding rhythm guitarist Justin Lowe, and the departure of bassist Lerichard Foral. Lead guitarist Trent Hafdahl remains the sole remaining founding member. They are considered key contributors to the development of subgenres such as djent and progressive metalcore.
Demonocracy is the third studio album by American death metal band Job for a Cowboy. It was released on April 10, 2012. It is the band's first studio album to feature guitarist Tony Sannicandro and bassist Nick Schendzielos, and the last album to feature drummer Jon Rice.
Holy Dragons is a Kazakhstani metal band, founded in 1992 in Almaty.
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Orchid is an American doom metal band founded in San Francisco, California in 2007. The band consists of Theo Mindell, Mark Thomas Baker (guitar), Keith Nickel and Tommy Rickard (drums). They are named after the Black Sabbath song of the same name.
Wolves of Vinland is a Norse neopagan group based in the outskirts of Lynchburg, Virginia. One of the groups founders, Matthias Waggener, has described the group as an "Odinic wolf-cult", while journalists associate the group with white supremacists and the Alt-right. In 2018, the Southern Poverty Law Center added the Wolves of Vinland to its list of hate groups, describing it as a "Neo-Volkisch hate group"