Arsis – Unwelcome – Music Stream

August 7, 2013

A killer slice of late-period Carcass worship with the playfulness and experimentation necessary to stand out from the pack in the tech metal swamp.

Hot Lunch – Music Stream

July 31, 2013

Big amps, lots of wah and distortion, Kyuss-souled stoner rock yahoo, and “Killer Smile” has drum fills Sabbath’s Bill Ward would approve of.

Masked Intruder – Music Stream

July 30, 2013

Sure, it’s a novelty, and punk pop needs another gimmick like I need Frank’s Red Hot Sauce squirted in my eye, but this one’s worth the sting.

Bottom – MMXII EP – Music Stream

July 5, 2013

Bottom has always been heavy and dark, but not like this! 2013 Bottom leans more Melvins/Blag Flag, with huge slabs of guitar fuzz to get their point across.

Low – The Invisible Way – Music Stream

July 5, 2013

10 albums in 20 years for these slowcore trailblazers, er, wanderers. Produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, “So Blue” represents The Invisible Way nicely: Sparse yet majestic, thoughtful yet moving (slowly, of course), finding sparkling interest in the otherwise sprawling spaces.

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