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George Clarke on Deafheaven's Black Metal (PHOENIX NEW TIMES)

My latest piece for Phoenix New Times is a piece on Deafheaven. I talked to their singer for a bit about their upcoming performance at FORM, how he keeps his voice in shape, and which bands would be Deafheaven’s dream tour-mates. 10 more words

Review of Slowdive's 'Self-Titled' (2017)


It’s been a long time coming. 22 years actually. Guess what? That’s too fucking long. Slowdive, one of the titans of shoegaze, are back with… 1,692 more words


Haze of Summer - Znoi (Review)

This is the debut album from Haze of Summer, a Russian black metal project.

Essentially a one-man band fleshed out with guests acting as session musicians, Znoi is a little over half an hour of melodic/post-black metal that takes influence from the bright, modern approach to the style as championed 176 more words


Black Metal in the Modern Era

The New Wave of Black Metal Arrives. . . Finally

What happened, Black Metal? Sure there’s still traditional BM all over the place – low-fi, horrible screeching screams over constant blastbeats and constantly buzzing too-much-treble sixteenth note guitar, bass (is in there somewhere?) picking some root notes, I imagine…all played by a bunch of dudes wearing Corpse Paint – a more demonic version of Kiss make-up.   1,448 more words

I Can Handle Myself, Thanks: Deafheaven at Neumos

Going to a Deafheaven show is a pretty extra experience. There’s something about the combination of post-rock and metal that really brings out the drama in a crowd. 623 more words

Show Previews & Reviews

Deafheaven, This Will Destroy You, and Emma Ruth Rundle (3.16.2017)

Date: 3.16.2017
Location: Paradise Rock Club, Boston
Bands: Deafheaven, This Will Destroy You, and Emma Ruth Rundle

Emma Ruth Rundle

This Will Destroy You


“Ein Bier… bitte.”


Concert Review: Deafheaven, This Will Destroy You, and Emma Ruth Rundle, 3.16.2017

Deafheaven has become one of my favorite live bands for many reasons. I’ve seen them numerous times over the past few years and they have always delivered great performances. 894 more words