Milwaukee rockers The Slurs are poised to release their debut full-length record, Shatter Sessions, on February 8. For 28 straight minutes, The Slurs deliver one loud and sleazy punk-infested hard rock jam after the next. Fans of The Stooges, The Bronx, and Murder City Devils should pay attention. Continue Reading
Let’s make this short and sweet. Several of my colleagues have already unleashed their end of the year lists and you should definitely check them out. It’s good to read up and check out others lists as their taste in music my be a little different than your own and it could lead you down a path where you discover something amazing. But for now, here is my 10 metal albums of 2018!
Massive stoner metal riffs and walls of harsh noise collide on Deathchant‘s self-titled debut. Continue Reading
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