I can safely say that Isis was a big game changer in terms of the type of music I was listening to before I heard them and the type of music I started listening to after them. 800 more words
Tags » Sludge Metal
Surprises are bountiful in music, and such was the case with UK-based William English on their full length debut Basic Human Error. In this case, the surprise came after taking in the unassuming band name and looking at that serene album cover, then listening to them completely demolish every bit of the 44-minute run time. 364 more words
Infinite evolution screams from every new release by Mastodon, Atlanta, Georgia, USA based metal powerhouse. The Hunter doesn’t disappoint in this manner either. It is a pretty large turnover on their former work, dropping the conceptual idea altogether and delving into heavy experimentation; nonetheless, this album shines in a different hue. 323 more words
Khemmis are a US Doom Metal band and this is their début album.
Now this is an interesting release. The album cover might lead you to believe that Khemmis are a Traditional Doom Metal band, and although this is certainly a big part of their sound there’s also more going on here than that. 204 more words
This is the début EP from US Sludge Metal band Palinopsia.
This is dirty great Sludge with a Blackened Doom component and a Hardcore backbone. 228 more words
Photos by: Chris Besaw
Edited by: Kelly Besaw
The house lights go down and the intro is cued, the stage floods with an eerie red light. 201 more words