In Svbterranean’s Album Dissections, artists break down the construction and/or lyrical themes of their records track by track.
Back in late September, Louisiana alternative/progressive rock outfit Ambassador released their debut full-length, Belly of the Whale. To gain further insight into creation of their infectious debut, we invited the band to participate in our Album Dissections to breakdown the album track by track. Check out what they had to say below. Continue Reading
Swedish band, WE ARE THE CATALYST have returned with the first single/video from their forthcoming 2nd album Ephemeral. This new offering is a calculated, fine-tuned, triumph for the band. Listeners inclined towards epic and tremendously memorable, female-fronted metal not unlike LACUNA COIL or OTEP will find plenty to love with WE ARE THE CATALYSTS. Continue Reading
I’m sitting there, sweat dripping off my nose, vision blurry, with no groove, no noise besides the unfiltered masses of people and their hideous voices, screeching like nails on a chalk board. Knuckles drag, mouth breathing loudly, lost in their own little self-indulgent world of narcissism, looking at themselves in the mirror when I realize that I have work to do eventually and need something to drown out the shitty ass Journey playing overhead (Trust me, “Lights” is fucking terrible and Steve Perry is god awful). Continue Reading
Tennessee weirdos Flummox are poised to release their wackiest recording to date, Intellectual Hooliganism, on September 7 via Wood and Stone Production. A true Frankenstein’s Monster of an album, Intellectual Hooliganism features 13 tracks that range anywhere from prog rock, jazz fusion, kooky punk, kaleidoscopic doom, and more. Fans of unabashedly strange acts like Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, or the most eccentric of Mike Patton’s projects, should take note. Continue Reading
Cover by Lyle Schultz
Rusty seemed to have a near perfect run as a band which began in 1994. The group shattered eardrums with their debut single “Wake Me.”
Blast Beats is a weekly column in which extreme music artists discuss their favorite hip-hop records.
In this week’s Blast Beats, I Among You‘s Andrew Lima stops by to discuss the top six hip-hop albums that shaped his musical development over the years. Continue reading to check out the list: Continue Reading
Weaving together elements of garage, math, pop and indie rock with dashes of post-hardcore edge here and there, Fuck Your Birthday seem to be masters at all things catchy and eclectic. Comprised of Christopher Henry (guitars, vocals) and drummer Roman Meisenberg (drums, vocals), this West Virginia bred, NYC/Wenzhou, China-based duo are poised to release their infectious sophomore record, Maydays, on June 8 via Nefarious Industries. From the angular pop of “Afterlife” to the dreamlike passages of “Ho Chi Minh”, Maydays is a delightfully volatile half-hour rock record. Continue Reading
Weaving together elements of NWOBHM, garage punk and hard rock, Sweden’s Piss River deliver an energetic good time on their self-titled debut. Due out tomorrow, April 27 via The Sign Records, this 12-track release is full of driving punk-meets-heavy metal flavor and ludicrously catchy hooks that will be stuck in your mind the entire day. In preparation for its release, we at Svbterranean are excited to bring you an exclusive early stream of the record in all its rocking glory. Continue reading to check it out! Continue Reading
Mixed, Not Stirred is a weekly column in which artists curate special, themed playlists via Spotify or other mediums.
In this week’s Mixed, Not Stirred, Californian progressive heavy rockers Old Man Wizard put together a special playlist that compiles the theme music from James Bond franchise, as well as music from other spy films. The band said the following of the playlist: Continue Reading