It’s another slowish release week, but I’m getting hell out of dodge next weekend and don’t want to leave you hanging for two weeks. Onward into the flames… WHAT TO HEAR: First up this week is Sounds From the Vortex (Nuclear Blast), the debut full-length from ‘90s melodic death revivalists, The Spirit. Seeing wider re-release […]
The dog days are here and the release slate proves it, so let’s keep this brief so we can all get out there and enjoy what’s left of summer.
After several crazy weeks, things cool down on the release front this weekend—the last of July, in case you’ve been slacking on your summer metal binge and need a kick in the ass. As always, however, quality reigns over quantity, and in that respect, we are doing just fine once again.
As we stumble, bleeding out and going septic, into our annual celebration of America, let This One Goes to Eleven provide the soundtrack to our geo-political angst. Hot dogs sold separately.
After a week off on wedding duty, I’m back ready to trade the Air Supply for, well, you’ll see… WHAT TO HEAR: Kicking us off this week are one of Brooklyn’s now longest-tenured USBM acts, Anicon, and their ripping new full length, Entropy Mantra (Vendetta Records). Anicon are still definitely Anicon—which means cascading, blast beat-driven […]
We have the first big summer release week on tap and I have show to prepare for, so let’s skip the pleasantries and dive in. Enjoy yourselves, folks.
Happy 4/20 folks. No new music Weedeater, Bongripper, or Bongzilla this week, which feels like a big miss, but don’t worry, there’s still more than enough potent shit to go around.
It’s the first big metal of the week of, with the return of a couple of heavy hitters and a crushing show slate leading the way, torches aloft. Grab that battle vest and join us or be trampled underfoot. Your call, folks. WHAT TO HEAR: Tribulation is back, storming to the top of the metal […]
Plenty of diamonds in the rough this week, so grab the canary and hop a mine cart headed down.
We were off last week due to a quick trip into the hipster heart of Northside to refill the angst wells. Luckily for you, they’ve come back brimming, so let’s get to it.