Sunday, December 8, 2019

Enslaved

Enslaved Vertebrae Enslaved’s 17-year shift from harsh Viking-metal primitivism into meaty, ’70s-style prog has been one of metal’s greatest evolutionary tales. Though 2001’s Monumension found the Norwegian band exiting...

Mastodon show flexibility in new ‘Emperor of Sand’

Mastodon Emperor Of Sand FILE UNDER: Trailblazing Prog-metal ROCKS LIKE: Atheist, the Mars Volta, ZZ Top WHAT'S DIFFERENT: There is only one band who can go from extreme metal to classic...

Deftones – Saturday Night Wrist

Deftones Saturday Night Wrist As you read earlier in this issue, Deftones went through their own personal hell making Saturday Night Wrist. But what doesn’t kill you always makes...

Caspian – Hymn For The Greatest Generation EP

Caspian Hymn For The Greatest Generation EP Caspian's new EP is the follow-up to last year’s buzzworthy third album Waking Season, and the band's first release since the sudden...

Fruit Bats – The Ruminant Band

The Ruminant Band Fruit Bats aren't the only indie band whose latest record sounds like something dropped in from the tail end of the Flower Power era, when...

Say Hi

Say Hi The Wishes And The Glitch Memo to bands everywhere: Joke names? Not such a good idea. Turns out the time I've spent intentionally ignoring who I thought...

Into It. Over It./Such Gold – Split EP

Into It. Over It./Such Gold Split EP This split 7” is the final installment in Into It. Over It.’s Twelve Town series, and features two songs by prolific Chicago...

Canon Canyon

Canon Canyon Sit Down And Listen An understated incarnation of the kind of rural rock ’n’ roll these guys played in their former bands Roy and Some By Sea,...

The Hours – I Want More

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Clouds

Clouds Legendary Demo Cave In guitarist and Clouds mastermind Adam McGrath has a lot of explaining to do. Most notably because track seven on this album, billed as...

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