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.


In order to be published, all press releases must have hi-res photos and/or artwork attached or linked, including press shorts (if available), promo photos and release artwork.

For all press releases – ken@inhaletheheavy.com


Due to the massive volume of review requests we receive, we require the following to be considered:

– Link to album on Bandcamp, or a digital service such as Haulix or PromoJukeBox
– Full biography and information about the band
– Artwork and information for the release including any promo photos of the band (if available)
– Links to official website and/or social media

For all review submissions – ken@inhaletheheavy.com

As always, vinyl and/or physical CD’s are preferred.

Mailing address for physical copies:

Inhale the Heavy
635 Joy Ct.
Marengo, IL 60152


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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.