Mountain God Bake Up a ‘Bread Solstice’ on New Sludge Opus

16122699_278378759247654_1117590467974791168_nIn a Brooklyn music scene crusted shut with black metal char, Mountain God are something of a throwback—a lead-fisted sludge band lumbering along in the hoof prints of Unearthly Trance and Serpentine Path before them. But while the trio’s new record Bread Solstice (Artificial Head Records) certainly warrants such comparisons, it also cuts a new path forward, blending elements of psych, noise, and doom into a rare metal relic: An album as dynamic as it is destructive. 

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This One Goes to Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

a2264146891_10Happy St. Paddy’s fellow wanna-be Irishmen and women. Trade the green Bud Light for some Primordial and join us as we go forth into the puked-strewn night. 

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This One Goes to Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

1000x1000While a little thin on big-name blog fodder, the underground is on absolute fire this week, so grab that headlamp and let’s begin our descent.

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

power-trip-nightmare-logicI’m just barely resisting a cheesy Oscars-theme this week, so let’s get to it before I give in to the carrion call of the kitch.

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

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Guys, I think we might have fucked up. For years we metalheads have fantasized about hell on earth. From the goat altars of satanic black metal to the fire-licked peaks of every tech-death album cover ever, we imagined an underworld ascended—a dark fantasy dragged into the light. Now that we are living it on a day-to-day (and executive-order-to-executive-order basis), however, it’s safe to say we got more than we bargained for. So sorry earth. Our bad. We’ll try to keep our mouths shut next time (if there is a next time).

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

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Alright Lars, count us in [click, click, click, stumble, click].

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

a0596478358_10As presumed apocalypse kicks off today, This One Goes To Eleven is more than happy—as always—to provide the soundtrack. Good luck and good riddance, civilization.

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

Fa0228978707_10ollowing the holiday and post-holiday illness-related hiatus, we are back with the first TOGTE of the new and mundanely terrifying year. As always, we will be covering new records, local shows, and other assorted headlines from across the metal-verse, so strap in and prepare for self-implosion.

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