It is 2016, the year of our Lord, and Agoraphobic Nosebleed have effectively traded in the gonzo cybergrind and powerviolence style in favor of Sabbath-worshiping doom and sludge on Arc, the first in a series of “solo” records representing each of its members. Those still mourning the loss of frontwoman Katherine Katz’ former band Solome will be delighted to hear her return to doom, but there’s a certain expectation that comes along with the ANb title, and for better or worse, this ain’t it.
Although Connecticut doesn’t have a very popular music scene, they have a couple of popular bands from there. The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die held their album release party for Harmlessness over at Toad’s Place in New Haven, Connecticut with quite a…
This enigmatic trio are pushing New Wave’s pastel colors and flamboyant aesthetics deeper into the fabric of black metal’s cold and chaotic canvas, and it’s time that you pay attention.
Venerable avant-garde black metal innovators Krallice have started the new year with a bang, releasing a three track EP entitled Hyperion on their Bandcamp page. Consisting of material recorded in 2013 and previously only available in CD-R format during live appearances, Hyperion’s digital release makes the material available to wide audiences for the first time.
Welcome to the first episode of 2016! This week we talk about a few news items from the tail end of 2016, including Tommy Lee of Motley Crue’s roller-coaster drumkit getting stuck in midair, the return of the mighty Sum 41 (totally not sarcastic),