Though typically reserved for Mothers-Against-HBO’s monthly letters to customer service, desensitization is also a fact of life for extreme music fans in the year 2015. With the metal world larger, and more inclusive, than ever before, with the once-reviling GWAR now little more than a post-everything Alice Cooper—with a fucking chainsaw solo carved into the […]
Alright, TOGTE is officially back from last week’s brief commercial interruption, and given the 5 straight days of CMJ jangle-core I just siphoned into my ear hole, it’s back with vengeance. Needless to say, don’t touch that dial.
Having exhausted just about every “metal” opinion in my skeleton last time out, this week arrives, mercifully, sans the big talking points. There’s still more than enough insanity to go around, however, so grab the Thorazine and let’s get at it.
Whew. What a way to start the most metal month. Sit down, sign the waiver, and prepare to get sonically beat on for the next thousand words or so.
Welcome back to your friendly metal Costco everyone, now with 50% less staph infections and double the old-man fights. Please enjoy your shopping experience and come again soon.
While doom has been in some sort of self-imposed stasis for much of the summer, the lumbering horde returns today with a hammer-wielding vengeance spearheaded by new records from (spoiler alert) Windhand, My Dying Bride, Tyranny, and more. Before we get there, however, we do have one order of business to attend to…
Everyone still cool with this whole barreling-indefinitely-on-into-the-endless-void thing? OK, great. Then let’s get on with it.
Welcome to fall release season, everyone. Just when you thought things couldn’t possibly get any crazier, we went and turned this roving carnival into a full-blown asylum. You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave.
Between global economic collapse, whispers of war in Korea, and other assorted chaos and destruction, this week began like it might just be the last. And although it now looks we will live to see another one, below lies a fitting soundtrack to apocalypse, should you want to keep one on hand. Plug in and […]
Alright. Here we go. This One Goes To Eleven is officially back from the August dead, and just in time too, with one of the craziest metal weeks of the year waiting in the wings. Grab those headphones, credit cards, and PBRs and let’s get down to business.