About Us

Launched on November 14, 2012, Inhale the Heavy is a blog created and run by Ken Kopija that covers hard rock and heavy metal music and most of its sub-genres.

We are home of the original feature My Vinyl Offering.


If you’d like to submit your song or video to Inhale the Heavy, check out how to do so here.

For review, send all music links to ken@inhaletheheavy.com. Bandcamp is preferred.

If you’re interested in sending physical media (vinyl/cassette/CD), please contact Ken at ken@inhaletheheavy.com.


Questions? Comments? Fill out this form.

Enjoying our content? You can support Inhale the Heavy by submitting your song or video or buying Ken a coffee.


Our stunning logo was designed by Jean Saiz. In addition to being an extremely talented and patient artist who runs Thee Crooked Hand, Jean played guitar and handled vocals in the Miami based sludge band Shroud Eater.


Inhale the Heavy would never knowingly feature music, bands, labels or any other institution that supports facism, heterosexism, nazism, racism, sexism, transphobia or xenophobia.

That being said, if any of our content contains any of the above mentioned, please let us know IMMEDIATELY by sending an email to ken@inhaletheheavy.com.