Here is my review of Pallbearer’s recently released third album of epic progressive doom metal. It’s mostly about Jean-Claude Van Damme (not the album, just the review). Continue reading Pallbearer – “Heartless”
In case you’re trying to guess which year this band is named after before you listen to their excellent debut album, here’s a hint: I don’t think it’s 2016. Continue reading Year of the Cobra – “…in the shadows below”
Do the other blogs have reviews for all three days of the northwest’s, newest, face-meltingest extreme metal festival that they all posted much sooner than a month after the event? Yes, they do. Do the other blogs have a totally excellent photo collage where stolen album art from all of Saturday’s bands infests the Capitol Theater? Come on, what do you think?
On their debut full length, Vodun redefine balls-out. I don’t know if that’s despite or because of being a majority woman band, but actually, come to think of it, I guess they just define balls-out, because it was a little vague what that expression meant in the first place. Am I having trouble making sense? There’s a reason why.
Whether or not you listen to as much metal as I do, Possession is the soul/jazz/death/rock album you’ve been waiting for. How do I know that? Because there are no other soul/jazz/death/rock albums.
Nothing else — nothing else — sounds like this. Continue reading Vodun – “Possession”
If you’re from New York State like me, then you understand exactly why the cover of Excelsior features a flying submarine with a castle sticking out of it. Continue reading Mad Hatter’s Den – “Excelsior”
Our amp, who art in Tacoma, hallowed be thy fuzz. Continue reading Infinite Flux – “Infinite Flux”