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Remembering Celtic Frost’s Martin Ain

Martin Eric Stricker was 16 when he and his friend Tom Gabriel Fischer formed Hellhammer. They were teenagers in Nürensdorf, a town outside Zurich, Switzerland…
Phil Freeman | October 24, 2017 - 10:17 am

Gotcha Covered

Gotcha Covered: “Heroes”

So Motörhead covered David Bowie's "Heroes." This is, even for Gotcha Covered, a fairly weird development -- not just because it's an ostensibly unlikely combination…
Nate Patrin | August 10, 2017 - 2:12 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Under The Influence: Tombs Path Of Totality

Tombs' Path Of Totality topped my list of the Top 26 Metal Albums Of 2011 So Far. I was curious what sort of personal soundtrack…
Brandon Stosuy | July 12, 2011 - 10:19 am

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Celtic Frost’s Martin Ain Dead At 50

Brooklyn Vegan points out that Martin Eric Ain, longtime bassist for the influential Swiss underground metal greats Celtic Frost, died on Saturday after suffering from…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2017 - 1:03 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Under The Influence: Tombs Path Of Totality

Tombs' Path Of Totality topped my list of the Top 26 Metal Albums Of 2011 So Far. I was curious what sort of personal soundtrack…
Brandon Stosuy | July 12, 2011 - 10:19 am

Haunting The Chapel

Triptykon (Hellhammer, Celtic Frost) First North American Headlining Tour Co-Presented By Haunting The Chapel

Despite booking a series of metal shows in Brooklyn, I'm not really a show promoter, but when a particular tour or invented/imagined potential lineup seems…
Brandon Stosuy | July 28, 2010 - 10:47 am

Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel No. 6

In this installment I intentionally paired two longstanding bands who've shifted their approach/sound significantly during the course of their careers, not always to their fans'
Brandon Stosuy | February 9, 2010 - 8:15 am