Archive for July, 2011
Posted on Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Lovingly pinched from Chybucca Sounds: Doom glorious doom: A sub-genre of metal that has continued to evolve, since its humble beginnings in the industrial heartland of late-60s Aston.
In fact, the doom dynasty has not only evolved, but it has diversified too; as ‘death doom’ and ‘sludge’ has moved the genre further away from its traditional bluesy roots – ‘stoner doom’ to you and I. Nestled in a small corner of Britain – The Acid Coven to be precise – is a mysterious trio, who haven’t forgot about the paranoid darkness of Sabbath; or the black magic that engulfs Tony Iommi’s spellbinding jams.
Christened Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, Blood Lust bludgeons the listener in a slow, hallucinatory fashion, while maintaining its recognisable heaviness – ‘cosmic doom’ for want of a better description. In a typically cryptic manner, ‘I’ll Cut You Down’ opens with sinister thoughts, before bursting into a constant, plodding riff, as one half of the Deadbeats sinks into a satanic ritual; announcing that she ‘wants you’ and ‘needs you’ before she ‘cuts you down’.
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Posted on Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Lovingly pinched from Metal Review: Admiral Browning is a fantastic three-piece instrumental group from Maryland, and their third self-released album Battle Stations proves that instrumental metal doesn’t have to be overtly cerebral or monotonous. This trio is also a band with a lot of heart, and the album contains a […]
Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2011
Hellfest have announced that they will be streaming a series of performances from this year’s Terrorizer tent! Starting today, pro-shot footage of Melvins June 17, 2011 concert at Hellfest can be viewed below. Every Friday you can check back to see performances from across the weekend. Continue reading: HELLFEST TO […]
Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2011
Lovingly pinched from Doommantia: After releasing their impressive self titled début a year ago, Sungrazer return with Mirador, an album packed full of fuzzed out riffs, cosmic bass lines and soothing vocals. If your unaware of Sungrazer, imagine Kyuss mixed with Hawkwind via Jimi Hendrix and your only just scratching […]
Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Lovingly pinched from The Inarguable: The Wolvserpent crew has always been a source of intrigue. As you all know by now, I’m a big fan of the duo of Blake Green and Brittany McConnell’s dark, “backwoods”-like doom, with their latest offering Blood Seed working its way onto my Top 10 […]
Posted on Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
Lovingly pinched Beard Rock: All first impressions of Slabdragger scream ‘Stoner Doom’, from the lyrical themes of weed crusades and paganism to the cool artwork and the press release for Regress itself. And indeed, there are monolithic riffs that sound as if they’re tuned to H Flat, galloping Sabs passages […]
Posted on Tuesday, July 26th, 2011
Lovingly pinched from Doommantia: Belgian sludge-doomsters Serpentcult have had more bad luck than most bands with constant line-up changes and all but now they are back, this time as a stripped-down three-piece consisting of Frédéric Caure, Steven Van Cauwenbergh and Frederik ‘Cozy’ Cosemans. The worst thing about these changes is […]
Posted on Monday, July 25th, 2011
Lovingly pinched from The Inarguable: There is no other band that sounds like Circle of Ouroborus. Hell, half the time they don’t even sound like themselves. From their onset, this mysterious Finnish duo made their mark with a unique, almost complacent-sounding take on the “punkier” side of black metal, paying […]
Posted on Sunday, July 24th, 2011
Lovingly pinched from Doommantia: Remember Witchcraft? They currently live in the ‘where are they now file’ to use a quote from the Spinal Tap movie but seriously that band has become old-news and one of the reasons is bands like Noctum have come on the scene. People compare Noctum to […]
Posted on Saturday, July 23rd, 2011
Praise for Expo 70‘s Awakening from San Francisco’s aQuarius Records: This long out of print cassette from kosmische explorers Expo 70 is now available on CD!!! (And, vinyl too, which we’ll have next week, just ask, and they even pressed it on cassette again as well, weirdly enough). Here’s what we […]