Eagle Twin – The Thundering Heard

Metal has a longstanding relationship with nature as context, inspiration, and/or a driving force behind the music. Since their inception, black and folk metal in particular have shared an overwhelming fascination with the natural world, developing lyrical narratives and musical comparisons to that which is seen and heard in the…

What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To – 3/1/15

During his time as weekend editor here, one of the consistently most popular features Brian Shields would run was the What We’re Really Listening To column, which would ask either Heavy Blog staff or musicians to share the music they’ve been jamming the most recently. We’ve decided that it was too fun…

Two Tracks Available To Stream From Neurot Records Songs Of Townes Van Zandt Vol. II

File this one under ‘something a little different’, because this is a world away from the standard distortion parade that usually reigns here. You may have been aware of Songs Of Townes Van Zandt, the 2012 tribute album dedicated to blues/country artist Townes Van Zandt that featured artists such as Scott “Wino”…