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Offering outsiders a look at what's going on in one of the louder corners of Brooklyn, practice-space cohorts (and soon-to-be tourmates) Batillus and Mutilation Rites are releasing a split 7" next…   Read Story »
I gave some background info on crusty, cathartic Virginia-based sludge/doom trio Salome when vocalist Kat stopped through to discuss her day job as a massage therapist and a yoga instructor. And I…   Read Story »
We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff necks and barking feet worth it. Here's Wednesday, Thursday,…   Read Story »
Yesterday I saw 12 metal bands before High On Fire hopped onto the outdoor stage at the Mohawk sometime around midnight to make it a perfect baker's dozen. A few of those were a lot of fun --…   Read Story »
Salome is one of the most exciting bands in underground metal. We're talking top 5. I booked the Virginia trio twice in a four month span for my old Show No Mercy series because they're so compelling…   Read Story »
Every year I'm tempted to -- and sometimes do -- say "this has been a great year for metal." It's a toss-away idea: If you consume the genre obsessively, every year seems sort of great, the chaff…   Read Story »