Another week, another bonkers roster of metal releases. It’s a good problem to have, but I’m not even caught up with August yet. Oh well, onward into the void. WHAT TO HEAR: First up this week is one that I and more than a few other heavy metal degenerates have been waiting breathlessly for since […]
It’s one of the biggest release weeks of the year, so strap in and buckle up. Do whatever you have to do, because this is about to get hectic. WHAT TO HEAR: OK, so first up this week is Fear Inoculum (RCA), the first new music from Tool in 13 years. 19/16 time signature enthusiasts […]
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It’s August and the dog days are officially upon us, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of heavy to sink your thirsty little fangs into. So gear up and join me on a weekly descent into the weird, wild world of metal. WHAT TO HEAR: Leading the way this week isn’t your usual brand […]
Off the next two weeks to track vox for something new (metal!) and wedding duty (not metal!), so sip this one slow. WHAT TO HEAR: Leading the way this week is Portent (Gilead Media), the cauterizing new full-length from middle west black metal collective False. Comprised of four hypercoaster epics, Portent is Six Flags for […]
Summer is here and the rot has officially set in. So what better way to kick back and relax than with a blast hot, stale crypt air to the face. Ahh, what a beautiful world we live in.
A big week for big sounds and bigger narratives. Let’s fire up the feels machine and get to it. WHAT TO HEAR: Leading us off this week is the first new music from Boston post-sludge legends Cave In, Final Transmission (Hyrdra Head), in over eight years. While cause for celebration, the circumstances surrounding the release […]
Again, apologies for the intermittent nature of this section for the next month or two. I’m here this week and so are a few new records, however, so let’s not waste any more time on pleasantries (or lack thereof.) WHAT TO HEAR: First up this week is Old Star (Peaceville Records), the new LP from […]
Another week, another This Goes to Eleven. It’s business as usual here at corporate HQ, so punch in and get in the pit.
Apologies in advance for the impending sportiness of this section over the next few months. I have my 30th birthday, several weddings, a bunch of work stuff, and a cross-country studio trip for my band all on the ol’ Google calendar. But when I’m here, I’ll do my best to spit up one of these, […]