Damn, since when did April become October? We have a bonkers week in metal to get you, so grab your board and let’s hang ten.
Crazy good records on tap this week, five weeks until spring, it’s dark and we’re wearing sunglasses. Let’s do this.
Prepping for a show this week, so a little strapped for time/energy/sanity. Apologies in advance. Now let’s talk new music.
Let’s start with some good news, Shea Stadium reached their kickstarter goal in just a few hours yesterday. Why stop there though, you can continue to donate here. The last few years have been more than hard for DIY venues but the rally of support yesterday was really quite something, and long may it continue. […]
Eight months ago, when I first started filling this space with the rantings and ravings of both myself and the metal underground at large, I strongly considered calling it “Tuesdays Have No Feel”, in tribute to one Seinfeld’s finest nothing-isms ever. Revisiting that today, however, l now see that would have been a misnomer of […]
Another year has mostly gone by and another CMJ Music Marathon is in the can. We had four of our esteemed bloggers on the ground for this year’s festivites: Chris Quartly, Coleman Bentley, Carly McAlpine and yours truly. We drank many dranks, ate free pizza, stumbled drunkenly across bridges, fought the urge to get free […]
Alright, time to level with you guys: With a week full of CMJ insanity in front of me and a month’s worth of half-listened to records sitting in my inbox, the feeling today’s bare-bones metal line-up has kindled deep in the pit of my being is one of relief, not disappointment. String my cred up […]
Provided your eardrums haven’t reduced to shrapnel after last week’s onslaught of new metal, you’ll be pleased to hear this week brings yet another home-brewed batch of sonic insanity. Stuffed to the stitches with death, doom, occult, and all forms of extremity in between, today reinforces what we all already knew: There’s no rest for […]
Hello and welcome to This One Goes To Eleven loyal pawns, hooded torch-bearers, fallen apostles, and mildly curious passerby. It needn’t take a hot-air balloon diatribe on the recent explosion of extreme music into the indie-verse for you to quickly glean why we are here. The reason is simple and the purpose is clear: We […]