ORYX – Stolen Absolution

Heaviness – that all important, ever elusive, sonic be-all and end-all – can come in many different guises. Black metal traditionally chases heaviness through tremolo-picked surging speed and haunting yet beautiful enveloping atmosphere. Doom, of course, typically retains some of the atmospheric trappings but reaches peak heaviness through slower means,…

Meek Is Murder – Was

Every once in awhile, when extremely bored, it is easy to stumble around aimlessly on bandcamp under whatever preferred metal tag, hoping to find some new or interesting band. It is no surprise, that upon stumbling around in the metal or hardcore tag, one would find Meek Is Murder. In case…

PHOTOS: Call of the Void, Bleak, Meek is Murder—October 5th, 2015 @ Amityville Music Hall, Amityville, NY

On October 5, 2015, Amityville Music Hall had the pleasure of having a night of chaotic hardcore. Kicking things off was Brooklyn-based Meek Is Murder. Vera band you should not sleep on because they’re a perfect mix between Converge and The Chariot, with their less-than-a-minute songs, there explosive material, etc.…