Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-19)

We are nearing the end of 2019, and what we are experiencing together is a moment that will be remembered in the distant future as significant in music history. Why so? Because it brings to an end the decade of the 2010s, and what a glorious decade of hard rock and heavy metal it has been. Without further ado, here are the editor’s picks for the top 20 metal albums of the decade (2010-19).  Continue reading “Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-19)”

Photo Gallery: Ancient Fears, Armed For Apocalypse, Rowsdower & Starburner @ The Lexington

Photos by C. Jones

December 1 2019, The Lexington, Los Angeles CA: Last Sunday, Metal Assault had the pleasure of hosting a great evening of skull-crushing heaviness, featuring one of LA’s most definitive doom bands, Ancient Fears, touring act Armed For Apocalypse from Chico CA, and two fantastic local support acts, Rowsdower and Starburner. Our man C. Jones was in attendance to capture some stills for us. Enjoy them below, and do yourselves a favor by giving all four of these bands a listen. Continue reading “Photo Gallery: Ancient Fears, Armed For Apocalypse, Rowsdower & Starburner @ The Lexington”

Ticket Giveaway: King Diamond + Uncle Acid + Idle Hands @ The Wiltern (12.1)

On Sunday December 1, heavy metal icon KING DIAMOND is returning to Los Angeles as part of ‘The Institute’ 2019 North American tour, also featuring UK psych rockers Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats, and fast-rising Portland, Oregon gothic rock/metal group Idle Hands. This lineup has “show of the year” written all over it, and we don’t want YOU to miss it! Continue reading “Ticket Giveaway: King Diamond + Uncle Acid + Idle Hands @ The Wiltern (12.1)”

Exclusive Track Premiere: Living Darkness – Destructible

Los Angeles’ finest new band in the modern wave of old-school traditional heavy metal, is Living Darkness. The group has recently started gigging in the local scene and already created a strong impression with their music and performances. Punctuated by soaring clean vocals, dual lead guitar attack and a powerful rhythm section, Living Darkness has the potential to do great things in this genre. They are now ready to unveil their debut single, “Destructible”, and Metal Assault is pleased to bring you the exclusive premiere. Listen to the song below:

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