There are few words strung together in a sentence that make me salivate like “Florida” and “death metal”. As the geographical epicenter of one of the most influential branches of the metal tree, it’s nearly imp... Read More...
2016 has been a great year for our *prognotes feature, and here we are with yet another mammoth album to explore. Slice the Cake’s Odyssey to the West clocks in at a massive 77 minutes, and that’s without even looking at the 28 minute accompanying EP Odyssey to the Gallows which acts as a prologue. Today we’ll only be looking at the LP, so strap yourselves in because this is going to be a long one, and we’d best be getting started.
Brian had an incredible impact not only on us here at Heavy Blog, but on an immense number of bands across the west coast and throughout the country. In honor of his life, we asked members of many different bands that Brian was in touch with to share with us how he helped them musically, and how much an impact he had on their lives.
To the relief of fans everywhere, 7 Horns 7 Eyes released their highly anticipated (and delayed) album Throes Of Absolution through Century Media Records earlier this year and have received numerous positive reviews on their new musical direction. I interviewed frontman JJ Polachek after finding that we share a mutual likeness in slam metal, but we also talk about the new album, touring, and JJ's numerous side projects.