Heavy Buys: ISIS – Wavering Radiant [2017 Repress // Yellow/Clear Splatter]

Seminal post-metal band Isis have lived on very favorably in their postmortem years despite sharing their name with the most hated organization in the world. Their disbandment left a perfect legacy in a discography free of blemishes, and while their 2009 swan song Wavering Radiant was their most accessible release and fared lighter with its extended use of clean singing and Tool-esque instrumental passages, it’s still highly regarded as a masterpiece and genre classic — a classic that for the last 6 years remained unobtainable to many fans who missed the early stages of the vinyl revival.

ISIS To Release Five Posthumous Live Albums

Well, when they broke one year ago they said Wavering Radiant wasn’t going to be their last release, and they weren’t lying. The band today announced a quick succession of live albums to be released at two week intervals, starting as soon as May 31st! This is excellent news, coming…

Bands That Made Me Heavy: Isis

It’s been slow for me around the heavy camp lately. Starting a new full-time job aside, good releases in my vein of interest have been very few and far between lately. Same with news; it’s all been people dying and bands splitting up. Noteworthy, but Jimmy generally handles most of…