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The promotional campaign/unconventional-release strategy behind Old Man Gloom's upcoming The Ape Of God is one of the weirdest I've ever come across. I'll recount it as best as I am able: Back in…   Read Story »
Aaron Turner's great post-metal band Isis called it quits in 2010, and his great indie metal label Hydra Head Records effectively shut down in 2012, but the dude has not exactly decreased his…   Read Story »
People have been confusing the militant band of terrorists ISIS for musical band of musicians Isis. The post-metal band, who called it quits back in 2010, has been getting comments on their Facebook…   Read Story »
Aaron Turner is in the business of breaking hearts these days. In 2010, he split up Isis, one of the most groundbreaking metal bands of the last decade. This year, he shut down his label, Hydra Head…   Read Story »
It would be difficult to overstate the impact made by Hydra Head Records, the metal label founded in 1993 by Aaron Turner (otherwise best known as the singer for Isis). The label has released music…   Read Story »
I first wrote about Seattle-based pianist/ex-Everlovely Lightningheart member Faith Coloccia's Mamiffer in 2008, around the time of her Hyrdra Head-imprinted debut Hirror Enniffer, pairing her with…   Read Story »
They don't call it the dead of winter for nothing. (Ooof.) Sorry, but there's no easy segue from our holiday cheer into a post about the bummers of this year. Autumn is harvest, when we pick the new…   Read Story »
As the post-metallers note, after five full-lengths, a bunch of EPs, and more than a decade, "ISIS has reached an end." They go on: "This end isn't something that occurred over night and it hasn't…   Read Story »
A lot's changed since the last Twilight album. For starters, there are those pesky teenage vampire movies of the same name. I asked new Twilight member Stavros about them a few months ago: "This is a…   Read Story »
I like a lot of Isis -- especially Oceanic, Panopticon, and, yes, In The Absence Of Truth -- but the Boston-to-L.A. post-metal group's generally beloved fifth album Wavering Radiant has struck me,…   Read Story »