There is something bittersweet about writing a Top 25 albums post at the end of a decade marked by so much change in music, the way its distributed, and the way it’s reviewed. The last thing I wanted to do, was rehash how algorithms have created our own individual musical vacuums for the thousandth time, […]
Another year in metal has come and gone, and as Krampus clunks from rooftop to rooftop, it’s time once more to look back on the good, bad, and truly, utterly ridiculous from music’s most truly, utterly ridiculous sub-culture. So saddle up and join us for This One Goes to Eleven’s second-annual metal Dundies, a network […]
Down to the final mixes on a personal project this week, so for the sake of my sanity, let’s keep this short and sweet. WHAT TO HEAR: Well folks, black metal Liturgy is officially back with a surprise (surprisingly good) new LP this week, H.A.Q.Q. (YLYLCYN). Although billed as a musical detour before Hunter Hunt-Hendrix’s […]
Today is St Patrick’s Day… fantastic… now everyone in the city who ever saw a picture of a four leaf clover or had a pint of Guinness is apparently Irish. I might just curl up in a ball and hide, but that would be a mistake, because if you can avoid all the green pavement pizzas […]
I hung out with my girlfriend’s parents all weekend, so chances are I need this more than you right now. Misery does love company, however, so join me as I turn this shit to the ozone, pour something stiff, and pound my forehead off the wall. With a little luck and a lot of faith […]
Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone. Pour a Guinness, throw on some Primordial, and settle in with another edition of This One Goes To Eleven, now an official green-Exorcist-puke-free institution.
5) Black Wine, Brick Mower, The Grand Pantrymen, Sore Saints, Tim Duffy, Brett Davis at Death By Audio While our resident Don Giovanni specialist and Death By Audio wallflower Chris Quartly already told you all you need to know about this one earlier in the week, there’s no reason not second his sentiment: For $8, […]
This Thursday 10/31, Alan Howarth, co-composer of the signature line Halloween Motion Picture Score, will be playing live at 285 Kent to celebrate the composition’s 35th anniversary. From scores to special sound effects, from Halloween stalkers to STAR TREK, Alan Howarth’s electronic imagination has contributed to some of the biggest genre films of the ’80s. […]
There’s a new joint for all you heavy rockers in Greenpoint going by the name of St.Vitus Bar. It’s a pretty sweet spot. Dark as hell and run by people that know what they are doing. No asshole security either. Believe it or not, everybody is actually super nice and treats patrons in an accommodating […]
Watch Liturgy and Extra Life play AJZ Bielefeld, one of the oldest and longest running D.I.Y. spaces in Germany.