Issachar – The Tide

Issachar The Tide 01. Desert 02. Dust 03. Storm 04. Tide (I) 05. Tide (II) [02/07/12] [Self Released] Before I go ahead and review this, I feel like I have to disclose the fact that former Heavy Blog writer Paul “Uncle Muscles” Meisner is the extremely talented guitarist for Issachar,…

PREMIERE: Listen to Issachar’s ‘Storm’

You may remember a writer we had that went by the name “Uncle Muscles.” That was Paul Meisner, guitarist of the Asheville, NC based progressive metalcore band Issachar. Inspired by bands like Between the Buried and Me, The Contortionist, and If These Trees Could Talk, Issachar’s upcoming EP The Tide…

Time to Promote My Own Music!

So while all of the writers here at Heavy Blog is Heavy love writing about news in the magical world of metal, a lot of us also have our own projects. You’ve heard from both Nayon and J Bobski, who have absolutely amazing projects that are right up there with…

Hey, Listen To Erra!

So here’s a cool story: I stumbled upon Erra a couple of months ago, and I’ve been digging their debut album Andromeda ever since. The band are based in Birmingham, AL and they play progressive metalcore in the same vein as Elitist. They are currently on tour with Divide The…

Scale The Summit – The Collective

Today’s review was written by our reader Caleb McIntosh of the band Issachar (which also includes our very own Paul “Uncle Muscles” Meisner on guitar). Be sure to check them out on Facebook! They’re about to step into the studio next month to record their debut EP. Be on the…

Bloggers Can Make Music Too!

Last week, some asshole named Levus commented on the We Butter The Bread With Butter post from my 100% correct series, “Five Reasons Why Deathcore is Total Shit.” Read it if you haven’t, but this guy came stumbling in long after the party ended to come in defense of WBTBWB.…