Back in March, I had the extreme luck to sit down with one of my all-time heroes, Max Cavalera. Max was in Vancouver with…
Photos and words by Ola Mazzuca This entry of Blasphemous Meals . I chose each for their type of protein and method of preparation,…
Hellbound Metal: “So if you’re looking for something to get you amped at the gym or some such physical activity, BornBroken should do the trick. The Healing Powers of Hate seethes with that kind of adrenaline boosting capacity. And there’s always a market for that.”
Gaborone-based bangers Wrust still need nearly two grand to bring their metal to the masses (or at least Milan, Italy) and they only have four more days to raise the money. Now’s your change to help save a band in Africa–and trust me, the Christian Children’s Fund has absolutely nothing to do with this!
In early December the inaugural BARGE TO HELL cruise sailed from Miami, FL to Nassau, Bahamas and back and featured live performances by forty-two metal bands. Hellbound.ca was lucky enough to have been able to send some of its contributors on the cruise and here is what they had to say about the performances that took place on the fourth and final day of the cruise.
Live reviews by Adrien Begrand and Sean Palmerston. All photography by Albert Mansour unless listed otherwise.
Soulfly may not be the cutting edge band it once was, but it’s still a relevant bulwark of power in today’s metal scene. Enslaved is a poignant celebration of Max Cavalera’s musical vision and his longevity.
There’s something evil baking in the kitchen of Kathy Bejma, a Chi-town native who’s creative to the max with her concept of merging metal with cupcakes. Developed in 2008, Metalcakes is a culinary tribute to her favourite bands, baking with supreme passion whilst listening to the most blasphemous of records. From the simple topping of whipped cream to the intricacy of edible flowers, Bejma’s blog includes a detailed account of each process, sharing her recipes with a global following.
Ola Mazzuca in conversation with Kathy Bejma about her blasphemous cupcake creations.
Metalion is one of the greatest books about metal ever produced.
Kairos is definitely an album produced by a band that has seemingly stuck to their guns even when their decisions have divided their fan base. While not a huge progressive leap forward, it’s a great listen.
Today’s staff interview is with Hellbound photographer and contributor Albert Mansour