As you well know, this has been the Summer of Thou. Three EPs, a full-length and a split still on the way, their already prolific catalog has expanded with, arguably, their best work to date. In lieu of a long introduction, since this interview is lengthy and was difficult to
There is a deep tradition of heavy, slow, dirty music that has originated from Louisiana. From the legendary sludge acts, like EyeHateGod and Crowbar, to heavy rockers Down and all the way to more holistic approaches of Acid Bath, the scene has a distinct sound that makes it so enticing.
A lineup like this is a must-see. Local noise/experimental composer Jasper Den Hartigh. Doom/sludge/grunge masters Thou. Neo-classical industrial goddess Lingua Ignota. Prolific doom/noise duo The Body. In typical “summer in New Orleans” fashion, the hot and humid atmosphere perfectly echoed the sounds created in Gasa Gasa. Den Hartigh, formerly of
Text & Photos: Bobby Cochran Another hugely anticipated day today, which was clear by the packed room at Barboza at the beginning of local doom merchants Un’s set at 5 PM sharp. They were followed by metalcore stalwarts The Drip, psychedelic metal duo White Hills (dude had an awesome rainbow
Last year sucked in a ton of ways, but it had it’s bright spots. One of the brightest for us was NORTHWEST TERROR FEST! Not only was it expertly curated and seamlessly run, but the passion of all in attendance was palpable. The crowd was made up of people who
In the midst of St. Patrick’s Day insanity in the French Quarter, there was a once-in-a-lifetime show featuring some of the very best bands making heavy, crushing music. The atmospheric, spacey sludge of New Orleans’ own Space Cadaver. The suffocating doom from Iowa’s Aseethe. Canada’s angry queer gloom cult, Vile