I thought I listened to doom… And then I heard Soma, an upcoming release from Virginia band Windhand. From the opening notes of the first track, “Orchard,” I was taken in. The downtuned sludge was too much for my car’s one broken speaker, but I had to crank it anyways. The album is united by… Continue reading Windhand: Did Someone Say Doom Metal?
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Bair Grills Nightbitch
It makes you want to throw your clothing aside and writhe in the entangled mass of a thousand slaves’ living flesh. It makes you want to bathe in lukewarm bacon grease. It makes you want to consume an inhuman amount of red wine, whiskey, tequila, then finish with a dark, flavorful stout, before driving on… Continue reading Bair Grills Nightbitch
Sound, Blood, and Lineup: A Review of Howl’s Bloodlines
Bloodlines, Howl’s second full-length album, is due to be released by Relapse Records April 30th. Fans of the Rhode Island doom metal band will find this work to be just as powerful as Full of Hell, but with some marked differences. The first distinction is that Bloodlines is a lot less sludgy. If Full of… Continue reading Sound, Blood, and Lineup: A Review of Howl’s Bloodlines
The Cutest Deadly Sin: Sloth
This year for Christmas I want a sloth. Look at em! I want to gouge my eyes out when I see these loveable sons of bitches. Dominating the tropical rain forests of Central and South America, these creatures are not only frustratingly adorable, but they’re the slowest mammals on Earth. So slow indeed that algae… Continue reading The Cutest Deadly Sin: Sloth