MENU
  • Short Story: “The Scythe” by Matthew Farrell

    There was something peculiar about the way the man in the mask was looking at her. The fact that he was wearing a mask was okay. It was Halloween, and everyone in town had put on a costume for the big parade in the early evening and trick-or-treating later on. Some of the adults who …

    Read More

  • Short Story: “The Daily Grind” by Chris Michaud

    After a while, you kind of get used to the smell of rotting human flesh. At first, it’s overwhelming, like walking into someone’s house who cooks with too much garlic and onions, but after 6 months it doesn’t smell that bad. It doesn’t smell good either. It just smells normal. Other than the plague, everything …

    Read More

  • Doom Maestros Alunah Unleash New Album

    Alunah’s third skull-crushing album, “Awakening the Forest,” was released today by Napalm Records. The Birmingham natives have a firm grasp on what makes for a devastatingly haunting and rock solid slab of hard rockin’ bliss. Grab a copy now (physical copies are available via the Napalm site or purchase it digitally on iTunes or Amazon.com) and

    Read More

  • Mastodon Respond to Twerk Controversy with T-Shirt

    Metal Insider is your source for breaking metal music news, reviews, analysis and gossip. Mastodon’s video for “The Motherload” that debuted earlier this week did everything it was supposed to do. It was, first of all, an interesting video for the song that was shot amazingly well. It was also provocative – maybe too provocative, …

    Read More

  • Comix: “Dead Tree” by James Johnson

    © 2014 James Johnson. All rights reserved. Mutant Comix

    Read More

  • Preview: Heavy Metal #271 Asylum Press Special

    We’re super psyched to present this preview of our October issue put together by guest editor Frank Forte of Asylum Press!

    Read More

  • Get Ready for Heavy Metal Garden Gnomes

    Metal Insider is your source for breaking metal music news, reviews, analysis and gossip. Winter is coming, but you’ve still got time to decorate your front yard with some metal-inspired gnomes! Though the Lemmy Kilmister gnome is sold out (at left), Etsy seller Ian the Gnome has many other devious and delightful gnomes to scare off your stuffy …

    Read More

  • Comix: “The Age of the Cyclops” by Richard Caldwell & Antonio Rocha

    nilskidoo: the zillionth éminence grise for existential absurdism 23Zillion.com Antonio Rocha’s DeviantArt page   • • • • • © 2014 Richard Caldwell & Antonio Rocha. All rights reserved. • • • • •

    Read More

  • Check out Claudio Ellovitch’s provoking short film PRAY

    PRAY is a 15-minute long psychedelic nightmare, very much inspired by Heavy Metal/ Metal Hurlant storytelling and visuals. The film is available for online viewing until September 25th as part of the Viewster Online Film Festival: Click here to watch PRAY on Viewster.com Contains religious themes, nudity, violence, gore and other things that will disturb …

    Read More

  • 100-word story by Reed Beebe

    “Front Toward Enemy” August 6, 1968 Dear Mom, Finally made it to Vietnam.  I’m OK.  I know you don’t approve, but I hope you understand my desire to serve my country.  Besides, Jane couldn’t deal with my condition.  After the breakup, I needed a change. The guys kid me.  They painted “Front Toward Enemy” on …

    Read More