Tue, 23 April 2013
Italian doom and screech vocal band with a viciously awesome album
Ketama Gold: Tons (Italy) 2012, New Import (0:28-6:36)
One of my favorite Boston bands has a new album – a great Friday album – both for decompression and pumping beer energy into your soul.
Bleed Out: Black Pyramid (Boston) New! (7:43-13:14)
Vancouver’s Anciients has one of the most solid proggy riff-tastic albums of the year (so far, I mean, its April and shit).
Raise the Sun: Anciients (Vancouver) New! (13:45-20:17)
Apparently reviewers think Ghost has gone pussy or something, but I like their Satanic values and organ (that sounds dirty). Yes, easy-listening metal is the new thing.
Secular Haze: Ghost B.C. (Sweden) New! (20:52-26:00)
Lots of gorgeous build-up to epic black metal is All the Empires of the World. Even the name of the band is kinda build-up.
Paladin Curses: All The Empires Of The World (England) New! (26:53-31:38)
Fun stoner hardcore, garage-y and rocking out from Poland.
War Never Changes: Shots From Deneb (Poland) New! (32:03-34:46)
A Russian jam band. Nuff said.
Ice Tentacles: Grave Disgrace (Russia) New! (35:04-38:58)
PlasticBag Facemask. PlasticBag Facemask. Best name ever.
Alien Shark Embryo: PlasticBag Facemask (Yosemite, California) New! (39:20-40:25)
Progressive mixed with death, spacy and nerdy. Russia in the hiz-house.
Algorithms (of interplanetarian geometry): Dejuvenation (Russia) New! (40:58-43:47)
Hilarious band from Netherlands, who are clawing the world ladder in best scene.
Raising the Chalice: Acid Deathtrip (Netherlands) New! (44:25-47:23)
Spanish female lead vocals, great bluesy vocals.
The Wicked King: Hela (Spain) New! (47:35-52:31)
Estonians download my show, so I have to check out their scene more often. Talbot claims to be the loudest duo on the earth.
Hallelucinogen: Talbot (Estonia) New! (52:54-56:57)
Witty, and country?! Yep, country style southern death metal. Ever heard of it? The Italians Carcharodon have a full on hilarious album, and rocks you out the door.
Adolf Yeti: Carcharodon (Italy) New! (57:16-end!)
Tue, 9 April 2013
2 bands from St. Louis to start off the set! Fister is one of my favorite bands, I have been waiting for this album to come out. It is hardcore vocals and a slight slowdown in tempo, a mix of awesomeness.
Suicide Hessian: Fister (St. Louis) New! (0:28-5:27)
Fulgora shares their drummer with Misery Index and Pig Destroyer, you can hear his brutal influence. This band is just hard.
Artifice: Fulgora (St. Louis) New! (6:30-10:47)
Italian jazz hard experimental, the album is very ethnic and world.
667 A Step Ahead Of The Devil: Mombu(Italy) (11:10-14:37)
Crust mixed with black mixed with rock, and romantic enough for this gal. Second album.
Retrospect Dissonance: Ramlord(New Hampshire) New! (15:02-19:06)
Rock band is tongue in cheek, but because they are from Norway, there is some darker elements.
Ladies Of The Night: The Devil(Norway) New! (19:31-24:43)
I can hear the back up vocalist, he sounds like Dave Ed! Danish band The Psyke Project pummels, HUGE epic sound.
Ghost Fight: The Psyke Project(Denmark) New! (25:35-29:42)
Shining is produced by the dude that does Nine Inch Nails, and you can hear the industrial influence, and of course the jazz-y ness.
The One Inside: Shining(Norway) New! (30:06-34:06)
Landscape epic romance soundtrack from Italy.
Son of the Cathartic Cave: Hierophant(Italy) New! (34:19-38:34)
Surtr breaks down, and you are like, holy headbanging crap. Medieval drumming, folksy vocals, and a whole lotta doom. Love this album.
Three Winters of War: Surtr(France) New! (38:56-44:57)
Azure Emote brings forth experimental death with progressive and psychedelic and industrial, in a fully complex album.
Epoch of De-Evolution: Azure Emote (Philly) New! (45:56-51:30)
Even though we are all over Isis, Red Apollo has really pretty and emotional sound to back them up.
Ordeal: Red Apollo (Germany) New! (51:59-56:12)
Iron Witch is NOT sludge, they have a lot of hardcore influence, but they breakdown like a metal band, with heavy riffs.
Hangover Suicide: Iron Witch(England) New E.P.! (56:44-END!)
Wed, 3 April 2013
A very heavy set of Italian bands! Starts off with Black Capricorn, a very catchy rockin’ headbang-y album, for good times and beers.
Double Star Goatfish: Black Capricorn (Italy) New! (0:28-6:14)
The riffs in Ulvedharr’s new album totally breaks badass.
The Raven's Flag: Ulvedharr (Italy) New! (7:10-13:16)
Cave In’s spin-off band Zozobra is as tight and hard as Cave In.
Born In A Blaze: Zozobra (Boston) New! (13:47-16:39)
Acoustic with violinist, the dude sings a lot and you think it is going to be cheesy, but give it a chance, very varied and talented. Dark folk.
Ad Rubrum Per Nigrum: Eloa Vadaath (Italy) New! (17:06-24:01)
Amenra’s hardcore baby is Hessian.
Sons of Avarice: Hessian (Belgium) 2011 (24:55-27:19) New album at the end of the month!
Glad that Zaar recovered from a bandmate’s death to put out this proggy noise album.
06: Zaar (France) 2012 (27:43-32:24)
Dark and sweet soundtrack.
Crossroads: Soliloquium (Sweden) New! (32:50-40:00)
Finnish vocals and rockin’ riffs from this prolific band.
She-Wolf: The Wandering Midget (Finland) 2012 (40:19-47:39)
Death from Australia, a smart album. Stands out next to the resurgence of death albums.
The Crawling Horror: Sacriphyx (Australia) New! (48:24-52:57)
Ending with a Sabbath-y Italian band, very good vocals.
The Woodwose: Kröwnn (Italy) New! (53:37-end!)