Considering that the band members’ roots lay in the Chicago industrial scene, with the now-defunct band Acumen Nation, Czar surprised listeners with 2011′s excellent Vertical Mass Burial, an album of angular alt metal that suggests bands like Mastodon and Helmet more than it did, say, Ministry and Nine Inch Nails. Still, despite the stylistic shift, [...]
Corrections House, Featuring Members of Neurosis, Eyehategod, and Nachtmystium, Premiere New Song and Video, “Hoax the System”
Corrections House, the new supergroup/collective featuring Scott Kelly of Neurosis, Mike Williams of Eyehategod, Sanford Parker of Nachtmystium, and Bruce Lamont of Yakuza, have debuted a new song and video, “Hoax the System.” Check it out below, and let us know what you think in the comments. The group is also kicking off their first [...]
Their new record, Lovelessness, hits stores October 22!
Chrome Waves are a post-black-metal supergroup of sorts featuring current and former members of Nachtmystium, the Gates of Slumber, the Atlas Moth, and Wolvhammer. Together they paint melancholic soundscapes that are at once serene and sinister. Driven by Stavros Giannopolous’ angst-ridden rasp and a celestial storm of echoey riffage and galloping rhythms, this six-track debut summons the spirits of its members’ other [...]
General state of the crowd at the Knitting Factory: Hairy.
“Point of merch knowledge to be remembered: You could get a thrash-hungry metalhead to buy a lump of dog shit if it had the cover of Kreator’s Endless Pain ironed onto it.”