2 – Broad Genre-alization

It’s the second episode! This week Eden and I talk about our weekly listening including Caspian and Alustrium, Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan’s antics, Cloudkicker, new After the Burial and the reinvigorated genre of neo-folk. Our opinion discussions include crowdfunding in metal, where we think innovation is happening in metal, and post-metal’s position in…

As Blood Runs Black Debut New Song

So the plot thickens. Last week, we reported on a post from As Blood Runs Black drummer Lech’s Instagram stating that they’re breaking up. A few days ago, the band addressed the rumors on Facebook, saying that they’d be issuing a statement shortly. Well, they just released a new song without…

As Blood Runs Black Get Exsanguinated (Break Up)

As Blood Runs Black have always had lineup issues. A bunch of founding members quit, some came back, and they only made two albums in 11 years. Well, yesterday founding member and drummer Hector ‘Lech’ De Santiago announced the band’s breakup on his Instagram. The shadier part of this all is…

Summer Slaughter 2011: Swing and a Miss!?

Well, compared to last year’s excellent lineup, this one’s a step down. I was expecting more of a Sumerian Records influence, as they’re normally involved the most, and with The Faceless, TRAM/Animals as Leaders (presumably) having albums coming out with Born of Osiris coming off a critically acclaimed album, I…