Metal Music Scene in Atlanta


ATLANTA MUSIC NEWS: Catching up with Mastodon

10/02/2020 4:39 PM
The metal behemoth gears up for heavy year to come

ATLANTA MUSIC NEWS: Milton Jones remembered

12/30/2019 9:30 AM
Catching up with Jeff Crompton, and more local music happenings

An interview with Victor Griffin of Pistonhead

08/23/2019 9:00 AM
The Pentagram co-founder finds new life in ‘Early Grave’

Sadistic Ritual pays homage to death

06/05/2019 9:57 AM
The Atlanta metal staple is back with bite and the attitude to back it up

Q&A: Brann Dailor of Mastodon

05/30/2019 11:30 PM
The Atlanta metal behemoth comes home to celebrate 10 years of ‘Crack the Skye’

Mastodon pays tribute to late manager on Record Store Day

04/08/2019 1:07 PM
Proceeds from ‘Stairway to Nick John’ single benefit pancreatic cancer research

Photos: KISS at State Farm Arena

04/08/2019 9:39 AM
It’s the ‘End of the Road’ for the gods of thunder


03/08/2019 9:00 AM
Matt Weiner and Chris Daresta discuss the label’s history, philosophy, and its role in fostering a sense of community around the music

Cloak: ‘2 Hits From Hell’

03/01/2019 2:27 PM
‘London Dungeon’ b/w ‘Forever Burned’ roar with darkness

Acid Mothers Temple and the Cosmic Inferno redux

02/28/2019 10:05 AM
Intensity, panic, and bliss guide ‘IAO Chant’ into the cosmos


In the central East Atlanta spot formerly occupied by retro soul bar the Village, you’ll find 529 — a tiny, smoky space that oozes cool. Despite being the size of a Manhattan apartment, there’s a closed-circuit TV above the bar on which you can watch the band playing on the stage behind you. The fro... | more...

The literally underground club features plenty of figuratively underground punk, electro, and hip-hop acts. Although connected to MJQ Concourse, it has a separate entrance. Earplugs suggested. | more...

website: The Bakery is a collective of creative thinkers aligned around social justice principles, environmental concerns, and the belief that art is pivotal to existence. We utilize and critique technology as it changes the human landscape while providing resources to emerging artists. Our previous... | more...

East Atlanta staple for local and up-and-coming rock bands, as well as nationally established indie acts, and grub for the hipster-PBR set. | more...

Tucked away in the Kenny’s Alley section of Underground Atlanta, the Masquerade is Downtown Atlanta’s most revered music venue. Over the last 30 years, the club has set the stage for a variety of musical performances, ranging from punk, hardcore, hip-hop, and heavy-metal shows to goth/industrial, el... | more...