Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Hair of the Dog - This World Turns (2017)

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This fucker has more grooves than your grandmothers wrinkled neck. It's got a lot of meaty hooks lined with gristle for you to chew on for hours. Strengthen those weak jaws. No frills, all killer no spiller, Psych rock with glances at blues and doom gone retrograde. Dig in fiend.

This World Turns (bandcamp)

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Lorn - Arrayed Claws (2017)

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Man, how bout this album? Arrayed Claws is all things primordial savagery and total fucking nihilism. Absolute sonic disharmony. I wrote a review for this album for the venerable Sludgelord, so you can check that piece of fancy bedroom-blogger buzzword jerkathon when Aaron puts it up… I say things like "fuck", "feral" and "dissonant" and probably a combination of the three… You know how these things work.

 All that really needs to be said is this; One of the best black metal albums I've heard this year so far.

I Voidhanger, Records has done some good things recently for abstract metal, and they have my full attention. Check out all most of the newest releases.

Arrayed Claws (bandcamp)

Monday, August 7, 2017

Vulture - Oblivious to Ruin (2012)

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The city of Pittsburgh is probably still busy not giving a fuck about their second consecutive Stanley Cup because hockey hasn't been recognized by the rest of the world as the only sport worth paying attention to, yet. Steel town has also done something else worthy of our attention more than most other things you pay attention to; Vulture's 'Oblivious to Ruin'

What a fucking rip this entire album is. Not a single second is time wasted, an entire forty minutes devoted to hitting' you hard with some truly gritty Pittsburghian doom/sludge metal. Listen deep.

It's a steal at $5, I've spent more on a breakfast sandwich I ate in three minutes and puked up 15 minutes later.

Oblivious to Ruin (bandcamp)

Saturday, August 5, 2017

The Stranger - The Stranger 7" (2017)

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You ain't no punk you punk. You wanna talk about the real junk? I have been playing the Stranger EP loud and often, and you should too. Fast and jangly and full of piss. It reminds me of Strange Attractor met with the faster parts of Yuppies. If you can't dig this you can't dig nothing.

The Stranger EP (Bandcamp) [name your price]