And so the weary traveler stepped through the gates of list season and was greeted with a hot meal…and a knife in the back.
Welcome to another Halloween edition of This One Goes to Eleven, where we’ll be more or less doing the same thing we do, week-in, week-out from January to January. But hey, if that’s what got you in the door today, that’s cool with me. Let the (sonic) terrors reign.
No shortage of killer stuff to go around this week—especially from a couple of noted locals—so I’ll keep the stage banter brief this week. Can I get a little more Trenchgrinder in the monitor, please?
After an illness-related layoff last week, we are back with metal (and phlegm) aplenty, which seems like a fitting introduction to the bubbling grotesquery ahead. Happy Friday the 13th, everyone. WHAT TO HEAR: Batting lead off this week (it’s the MLB Playoffs!!…No? Anybody?) are long-running local trio Belus and their scathing new full length, Apophenia […]
Plenty of diamonds in the rough this week, so grab the canary and hop a mine cart headed down.
We’re waste deep in big-name AOTY contenders this week, bathing in a sea of dashed expectations and pleasant surprises. It’s gonna be this for most of the fall, so no need to belabor the point, especially when we’re kicking things off with…
OK, no time for niceties this week. WAY too much to get to, which, let’s be honest, is good news for both of us. Now will someone count me in for fuck’s sake??
The last time This One Goes to Eleven hosted a show, it was at The Acheron, just around the corner from Shea Stadium. Needless to say, a lot has changed since then. The Acheron is gone and Shea has moved on, but we’re still here, doing the same thing right around the same corner at […]
In honor of Labor Day, do your god-ordained duty and listen to me labor about metal for 1,000 words. This is a capitalist world we live in, man. Three day weekends don’t come without a price.
Yep, you guessed it: It’s another crazy week in the metal-verse. Seriously guys, save some stuff for the fall, will ya?