Hey! Listen to Second-Hand Apes!

Everyone gather ‘round. Uncle Pete has the new sick jams you need in your life. Who reading this would love a little bit of big, thick, fuzzy riffs played at excessively loud volumes? All of you? Hooray! Because that’s what I’ve brought with me today. Your new favorite band is…

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Acid Mammoth – Under Acid Hoof

Big fuzzy riffs with tons of bass and melodically shouted vocals. It’s a style that’s well established for very good reasons. It really connects with a lot of people who enjoy high energy fun with a little spacey vibe. On top of that, it’s great from the music creator’s standpoint,…

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Spaceslug – Reign of the Orion

As many of the reviews we’re putting out this month will indicate, December frequently becomes a month where new music is ignored. There is a twofold reason for this. First, music journalists become laser-focused on end of the year wrap up posts. There’s an unfortunately good reason for that since…

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Doomsday – Best of 2019

My word, heaviest of all bloggers! It’s the ending of another year. The death of time is inevitable, as is all of our impending doom. Let us commemorate another year with a climactic post. As I was pulling everything together for all of my different best of the year lists,…

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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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Doomsday – October 2019

A most spooky and haunting greeting unto you all, heaviest of all bloggers! The days are shorter and the nights are longer. You might even be able to fit an entire funeral doom track in an evening at this season. I really love this time of year. First of all,…

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Golden Core – Fimbultýr

Music is a funny thing sometimes. The definition of what qualifies as music is so open-ended that it seems like anything could really qualify. From the most complex of baroque classical suites to the 2 second long burst of noise that is Napalm Death’s classic “You Suffer”, music can truly…

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Boris – LOVE & EVOL

Writing about a band as foundational to their genre and as monolithic in the landscape of post-Y2K metal as the Japanese amplifier cult known as Boris is tough. Trying to wear the hats of both fan and critic for these sorts of bands is always difficult; the same album elicits…

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Doomsday – September 2019

Greetings unto thee, Heaviest of All Bloggers! Come with me as it is nearing our time once again! The summer is slowly fading, the heat gently abating. The longer the days get, the shorter the wait until darkness comes! Autumn really is one of my favorite times of year. There…

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