Obscure Gems: Disembarkation – Rancorous Observision

Disembarkation – Rancorous Observision Do you like heavily jazz-influenced old-school technical death metal? I’m talking Atheist, Pestilence and the likes. If so, you probably know how hard it is to find bands that make similar music, let alone do it well. Hey, it’s all good; you have me to save…

Pyrrhon – An Excellent Servant But A Terrible Master

Pyrrhon An Excellent Servant But A Terrible Master 01. New Parasite 02. Glossolalian 03. Idiot Circles 04. Correcting a Mistake 05. Gamma Knife 06. The Architect Confesses (Spittlestrand Hair) 07. Flesh Isolation Chamber 08. A Terrible Master [02/07/11] [self-released] As you probably know already, New York City has a metric…

Javelina Make Chilli And A New Album

I’ve always thought metal and cooking make a great combo. Yeah sure, headbanging is incredibly dangerous whilst you’re trying to flambe your steak diane but isn’t that the point? IT’S MANLY. So by extension I love the Cooking Contaminated shows on MetalSucks and the lastest one with Chubbs from Javelina…

Sumerian Nation Collaboration Album Coming Later This Year

Sumerian Records recently dropped word of a collaboration album being made with Sumerian Records artists under the name Sumerian Nation. I’m running under the assumption that it will be similar to Roadrunner United and Nuclear Blast All-Stars collaborations where a hodge-podge of different artists from Sumerian-signed bands write songs together.…

This Week In Heavy [Week of March 29th]

This is the last week of Prog-Metal March. Sad times, my friends, but the progginess will be here as always. For some reason, we really dig the stuff, and we have the new Between the Buried and Me and Last Chance To Reason releases in two weeks to look forward…