Torche – Admission

On this blog, we’re frequently talking about really dark music. Obviously, we cover black metal and death metal. But there’s also the subgenres like dissonant black metal or brutal death metal. Another heavy hitter is grindcore which can sound equally evil (and personally way tougher than the other genres, but…

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Baroness – Gold & Grey

It’s always a tricky thing when an established group puts out a new record. You don’t want to get your hopes up necessarily, but you’re just really looking forward to hearing it. Especially if that artist is one of your favorites. You don’t want to project on them but it’s…

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Pound – ••

As a music critic, I’ve always strived to go beyond curation by attempting to contextualize the artists and albums I review. Of course, finding and recommending noteworthy new music is still an important part of the job, especially in today’s saturated music market. But the opportunity for deeper analysis has…

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Everest Queen – Dead Eden

Every once in a while, we all find that band or record that just gets us. Everyone has their own preferences, of course, and we all know what those are. Ever so rarely, we come across something that combines many of our likes together into something we can truly love.…

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Doomsday, April 2019

Greetings unto thee, heaviest of Heavy Bloggers! Hopefully, the majority of you have emerged from your wintry dens of protection and gotten some sun on your bodies. Maybe you even enjoyed that special holiday in April that doom dudes are really into. I’m speaking, of course, about Earth Day. What…

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Big Business – The Beast You Are

Things change. It is the one constant in life. Nothing always stays the same. It is the natural order of things. And that can be tough to deal with. You can fight it all you want, but it almost always results in abysmal failure. When change rears its head, you…

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