I’ve decided to switch this blog from just a PURE music blog to something I can write in every day, share different kinds of music on, and just dick around with. Not like I’m writing this to anyone, no one reads this fucking thing except me, anyway. My life is becoming bleaker by the day, […]Read More (Format) Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes!
Act I: First Impressions I was around 22 years old when I first started smoking weed, introduced to it by my late best friend Camden. A few months into my “experiment”, a friend had bought me a mini bong after I had lamented about fashioning pipes out of Arizona and beer cans. I had found […]Read More MAXIMUM VOLUME YIELDS MAXIMUM RESULTS: A Drone-Doom Love Story In Multiple Acts
Artist: The Heavy Crawls Release:The Heavy Crawls From: Kiev, Ukraine Genres: Rock, Stoner, Blues Released:29/09/16 Score: 8.5 Summary: Jack of all trades, Master of Reality This band is new to me, though a quick glance at their bandcamp reveals that they’ve got several releases under their belts already, though remain relatively unknown. The bluesy […]Read More The Heavy Crawls-S/T Review
Artist: Goya Release: Doomed Planet Genres: Doom, Punk Released: 30/10/16 Score: 7 Summary: The same, but different. This EP is comprised of three original Goya tracks and a Marilyn Manson cover closing it out The opening two tracks are lengthy, unrelenting slabs of doom; Goya’s speciality. Though not necessarily groundbreaking, the tracks are solid and […]Read More Goya-Doomed Planet Review
OH MY HOLY FUCK, IT’S MUSIC CHRISTMAS! Not only do I have the SECOND in our ongoing Doomed in Space metal playlist series, but I put together a playlist of the top ten ALBUMS (FULL albums) that I love as of today (October 29th, 2016)! It’s like goddamn Hanukkah, Christmas, Cthulu’s birthday, and Chinese New […]Read More Special Double Playlist Day: Doomed in Space, Vol 2 / caligula’s Top Ten Albums As Of Right Now!
‘Sup, you bunch of filthy profligates? caligula here with some changes to format. After a discussion with Spaceman Spliff, we’ve decided to be a bit more avant-garde with the posting schedule around here. I’m not always in the mood to write (lol thanks, depression/Obama/Obamapression), Spliff ain’t always around, and it’s just the two of us […]Read More Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes! Turn and Face The Strange!
“When the lights went out/You were shoved to the ground/Power station exploded/They’re all watchin’ it go down.” Never have whispered words sounded more sinister to me, ever. Chris Colohan, vocalist of Canadian hardcore/crust band Cursed, is one of my favorite hardcore vocalists of all time and this song is why. Lyrically, the song deals with […]Read More Song of the Week: Cursed, “Model Home Invasion”
This week’s Odds & Ends playlist has arrived! A bit eclectic in nature, sure, bu isn’t that the point of an O&E playlist anyways? The playlist starts with glorious avant-punk opener “Joy” by Canada’s Nomeansno, then goes from there to White Zombie’s earliest material “Gentleman Junkie”, which recently came to my attention on their 2016 […]Read More Odds & Ends vol. 3 – JOY!
Ave, kids! Today we’re unveiling a new weekly segment, The Cherry Pop! Each week, I’ll randomly pick an album in my iTunes library either by a band I’ve never heard or a band I know (but haven’t heard said album yet), then I’ll blog my thoughts in real time. It’s an experiment in creative writing […]Read More The Cherry Pop: Venom Prison, “Animus”
I discovered Fatmate a few weeks ago by browsing Bandcamp for new music to check out. I saw the above image, the album art for their new release Penenden Heath Sessions, and I said to myself “well, fuck. With album art this interesting, these guys must be good.” It wasn’t until last week that I finally […]Read More Song of the Week (One Day Late Edition): Fatmate, “Barry’s Pen”