Grind My Gears – The Infamous Transatlantic Grind Symphony

I love it when the three carefully selected acts I throw in this column all have an overarching theme that I didn’t realise until the very last minute, forcing my hand and ultimately ensuring the introduction I had previously written gets fucked right into the sea. Projects built over the Internet with friends, new and old – hence the title, I’m sorry but there is not a real Grind Symphony, yet –  the next few bands Grinding My Gears range from veterans raising their fists at the sky, electric pink violence, and a new act that might just have released my favourite ten minutes of music this year.

Heavy Blog’s Top 10 EPs of 2015

We published a think piece last month that directly pertains to this list in a fundamental way. In the current digital music landscape, what exactly is the difference between an album and an EP? Strict guidelines regarding track listings and song lengths haven’t existed for some time, causing every solidified definition of…

Yautja – Songs of Lament

For some strange reason, country music’s Mecca has spawned some of the most sinister new extreme music, presented to you by Yautja. A fitting name if there ever was one; their musical aesthetic is as deadly as it is alien and otherworldly. You’d be hard-pressed to find another band with…

Singled Out (9/12 – 9/18): New Music From Intronaut, Deafheaven, Children of Bodom, Panopticon, and More!

Singled Out is our weekly column to round-up the singles and new tracks from the past week dropped by bands we cover. Consider this our weekly mix to help keep you all on top of the latest releases from across the metallic and progressive spectrums. Read past entries here, and go on…