Driftoff – Modern Fear

A band composed of members of Junius and Rosetta seems promising. Both bands are, after all, masters of large, dramatic soundscapes that dip and peak through various volumes and levels of intensity. So the first thought would be that, with a band sharing members with both, at least some of…

PHOTOS: Mayhem, Watain, Rotting Christ—November 24th, 2015 @ Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

November 24th, 2015, Brooklyn experienced a night of black metal and rituals. Starting off the show was Rotting Christ, who haven’t been to the States since 2010, and blew everyone away with their performance. It’s been 5 years too long without seeing Rotting Christ here, so here’s to hoping they…

Hey! Listen to Bruce Soord!

There’s a band called The Pineapple Thief which deserves way more attention and recognition than it normally receives. Peddling in the artful science of progressive rock, they blend melancholy, electronica and guitars in order to bravely carry on the legacy first set forth by Porcupine Tree. However, they’re hardly a copy and a…

6 – The Cast That Stumped Them All

Welcome back to Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! This week we talk about new music by Borknagar and Sikth, the leaking of the upcoming Sunn O))) album, old music by Ayreon, and have an extensive conversation about Dream Theater, where we go through their discography and talk about how people perceive…