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…

Hey! Listen to OPUL’s Levels EP!

It’s no secret that more than a few of us on staff are rather large fans of New Jersey progressive metal group East of the Wall, and with good reason. They’re one of the most unpredictably beguiling, yet always insanely thrilling, groups out there and are criminally under-appreciated by the masses.…

East Of The Wall Is El Drugstore, Es Muy Bueno

Following the departure of Kevin Conway and Brett Bamberger from mathy meandering metallers East Of The Wall, people were wondering just how the band would fare and with the release of Redaction Artifacts recently, I think it’s fair to say ‘pretty damn well’. On the other hand, I find myself agreeing with…

East Of The Wall’s New Video For ‘Obfuscator Dye‘ Is Actually Pretty Straight Forward

Obfuscation is the process of muddying the main intent of communication, making it more confusing than is necessary. And they say metal doesn’t teach you anything. Either way, East Of The Wall’s music has always been clear-cut and precise, but never exactly the smoothest to follow. Time signatures have a nervous…