I’m unsure what others seek when choosing their favorite annual album, for those taken with such trivialities, that is. As far my tastes go, as one who savors hardcore punk confections, I tend to repetitiously consume what I find heaviest in caloric breakdowns and sweet earnestness. Basic genre tenets, really.
Text and Photos: Bobby Cochran The flat, windswept grounds of Salt Lake City’s Utah State Fairpark hosted an eclectic and diverse two-day music festival, CrucialFest, boasting an impressive collection of well known names in heavy music, plus a plethora of local and regional bands spanning genres from Hip Hop to
Converge/Sumac/Cult Leader – January 19th, 2018 The Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, BC First off, let’s take a moment to admire how stacked this bill is, shall we? Any of these bands by themselves would be a fair reason to reconsider what plans you had, but together? You’d have to be an
Text & Photos Bobby Cochran Nothing gets one in the spirit of a full day of live heavy music like the death-spiral durges of Richmond VA’s Cough, who opened Saturday’s festivities in the main room at The Joint. Today’s main room lineup was pretty staggering, with NWOBHM vets Diamond Head, Scandinavian folk/black
Photos & Text by Bobby Cochran Salt Lake City’s Cult Leader probably hasn’t spent a whole lot of time in their career playing 1000+ seat venues, but by the end of their set opening for Dillinger Escape Plan, there was zero doubt they could handle that room and make the most
If you are a fan of CULT LEADER, PRIMITIVE MAN and DRAGGED INTO SUNLIGHT, then this is some must-see footage for you! Big up to Frank Huang//Pitfullofshit for doing what he does best – capturing unreal performances! CULT LEADER PRIMITIVE MAN DRAGGED INTO SUNLIGHT