Jamie Ludwig

Rank Your Records

Rank Your Records: Bill Steer Looks Back at Carcass’s Six Studio Albums

The founding guitarist looks back at the pioneering metal band's three decades of output.
Jamie Ludwig
4.27.17
Interviews

Stockholm’s D-Beat/Crust Lords Victims Sound the Alarm on Their New LP, 'Sirens'

"It would be comfortable to sing about war, sound like Discharge, and have pictures of blown-up babies on the cover on every record, but it would also be boring. "
Jamie Ludwig
4.11.16
Op-Eds

David Bowie's Spirit of Transgression Made Him Metal Before Metal Existed

Whether directly or indirectly, his influence can be felt across every generation of heavy music makers, from Hawkwind to Behemoth.
Jamie Ludwig
1.13.16
Interviews

Wrekmeister Harmonies Takes on Organized Religion and Murder on Their Chilling New Record

'Night of Your Ascension' was recorded in a crematorium and features Marissa Nadler, Alexander Hacke, Indian, The Body, and more—stream it in its entirety here!
Jamie Ludwig
11.4.15
Premieres

Premiere: Die Choking Busts Out of Mental Prison with Grind Crusher “Dwell”

Because we all know that reality is a sham, right?
Jamie Ludwig
9.8.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Listen to Kylesa’s Spacey, Soaring New Track, “Shaping the Southern Sky”

The Southern boundary-pushers will release their upcoming album, 'Exhausting Fire', on 10/2.
Jamie Ludwig
8.20.15
Interviews

Graveyard’s Video for “The Apple and The Tree” Will Make You Want to Dance Around a Fire

The Swedish hard rock kings will release a new album called 'Innocence & Decadence' next month.
Jamie Ludwig
8.19.15
Premieres

Harmonic Cross Like to Get Mysterious (and Just Started a Band With Metallica's Robert Trujillo)

Check out the ambient supergroup's new Sera Timms-directed music video for "Taman Shud."
Jamie Ludwig
7.22.15
Op-Eds

How to Stay Safe at Shows and Battle the “Bystander Effect” in the Live Music Community

Because music should be an escape from the bullshit of the rest of the world, not an extension of it.
Jamie Ludwig
7.17.15
Interviews

Rosetta Explores Modern Technology and Human Connection on New Album' Quintessential Ephemera'

Listen to the resilient Philly post-metallers' new album in its entirety.
Jamie Ludwig
6.22.15
Interviews

Locrian Ponders Man’s Inevitable Extinction on New Album, 'Infinite Dissolution

Listen to "Heavy Waters" from the Chicago experimental demigods' upcoming new album.
Jamie Ludwig
6.18.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Årabrot Makes Us Sick—Listen to “Mea Culpa” Before the Norwegian Rockers’ U.S. Tour

Seize the day with a brand-new track from Norway's noisiest and most resilient band.
Jamie Ludwig
5.27.15
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