Beggar – Compelled To Repeat

Being compelled (heh) by our governments to work, play, and rest in the confines of our four walls until further notice has forced many of us, in this distilled—oddly medieval—mode of living, to re-examine the conventions and expectations by which we live. Pollution in New York City has reduced by…

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Hyborian – Volume II

Sometimes when I’ve got a record on, I find myself being reminded of a scene from an early season of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia. Mac and Dennis are arguing with Frank over a business idea when Frank accuses the two of stealing his idea and just repackaging it. Mac…

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Doomsday – February 2020

Hello, heaviest of all bloggers! I have emerged from my den of blankets and sweatshirts in the frozen mountains to deliver riffs unto you all. It was with great effort and personal sacrifice that I did this. Everyone knows once you disturb the environment of a good blanket cocoon, all…

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Huntsmen – Mandala of Fear

I don’t know about anybody else, but is there a revival of 60s prog going on or something? Maybe I’m just listening to a handful of choice records, but it does seem like underground metal bands are employing a lot of Yes-like choruses and early Genesis-style songwriting. Those are super…

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Doomsday – January 2020

And thus it begins again, O Heaviest of All Bloggers. The death of the old. The birth of the new. A tale as old as time because it is the story of time. It all seems so very cold, inhuman, bitter, and cruel. But at least we get new music…

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Doomsday – November 2019

A most thankful of all days, fellow Heaviest of Bloggers! May your Thanksgiving dinner be much like a stoner doom song: tasty, big, and seemingly unending! For my part, I have brought a smorgasbord of riffs, low tunings, bass beats, and slow tempos for the feast. Indeed, we will “wrap…

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