Let’s face it. Bandcamp, Soundcloud, DIY digital distribution tools, affordable and user-friendly home recording software, blogs, file-sharing, affordable digital PR and all these new and often free media technologies at the disposal of bands and musicians have made making and releasing music almost laughably easy in present times. It is
And there you go, the end of your sunny days has arrived. Your blue skies are about to turn black as fucking hell, and your eardrums are about to get tortured with unparalleled sonic sadism. Two of the most crazy-heavy bands in today’s underground – No Brainer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
It is everything but an easy task to describe with words an album with the character and personality that MMXIV by Canadian “darkened” hardcore band Dark Circles has. What is for sure is that this record by the Montreal-based band stands completely on its own, and is pretty much unlike
Sometimes you run into albums that are heavy and crushing, which is awesome, but not uncommon when it comes to doom. And sometimes – very rarely – you run into albums that are heavy and gnarly as fuck, but also weird you out for good, leaving you unsettled and confused.
You may have recalled how not long ago we introduced you to a new black metal band from the Bay Area called Torture Chamber, led by (I believe?) now seventeen year old Connor Allen, and rounded out by his homies coming from the equally awesome Bay Area black cult Xenotaph.
Listen. Get Crushed. BUY. Support. Spread the Word. Suffer. Repeat. That’s all you need to know or do. Just get fucking doomed and love every second of it. This special treatment comes courtesy of NAGA from the sulfurous and mystical slopes of the Vesuvius volcano – Naples, in southern Italy;