On February 11, 2020, Rare Bird Books will release Doomed to Fail: The Incredibly Loud History of Doom, Sludge, and Post-metal, from author and musician J.J. Anselmi. Today we’re stoked to be able to share the chapter focused on Miami sludge band CAVITY, so if you’re a sludge fan you better read on! You can pre-order it
Photos: Ali En Melvins w/ Spotlights – VENUE Vancouver, July 14th, 2017 MELVINS are beyond legendary, and we are very happy to share this massive photo essay with you of their July 14th show in Vancouver! Opening up were “sludgegaze” Brooklynites SPOTLIGHTS, and both bands crushed. SPOTLIGHTS are getting ready to
The first time I listened to LOW FLYING HAWKS (feat. members of Melvins) was after reading the interview with them that we published last year – the way they described their doomy, dreamy sound was so compelling I had to hear them, and from the first notes of their February 2016
After listening to Full Of Hell‘s collaboration with Merzbow (which was really more of a split with some collaboration than it was a pure collaboration), I was definitely left wondering where they’d go next. Each release unleashes a new monster, always more frightening than the last, and all leading up
It always puts a smile on my face to know that BIG BUSINESS is now one half of the MELVINS! Check out this cool photo essay of both bands performing together in Brighton. This show was captured by our comrade in photography Gemma Shaw – respect due!
BRIAN WALSBY You’re a visual artist and also a musician. What came first in your life? And do you see these two as complementary ways of expressing your passion for music? They are flipsides of the same coin, which I guess is just being creative and expressing oneself. I need