The Obsessed return with their best album to date. Sacred is an iconic metal album
The Obsessed are back with a heavy hitter on Relapse Records. Sacred is a release that is intensely engaging. Permeated in an intense rock culture that summons the work of psychedelic and doom this album is
A Look at sludge metal band -(16)-'s Lifespan of a Moth (Relapse Records)
Through the good part of the early-to-mid ‘90s, the underground sludge/death scene was littered with mail order handmade flyers that often time got littered with the zine scene. Pre-public explosion of the Internet, it was our way of
Relapse Records reissued three albums from the later career of one of Canada’s greatest heavy metal bands. Razor was an enigma from the big giants as Iron Maiden, Anthrax, and Judas Priest dwarfed these Northern troubadours with big productions and big arena expanses. Razor did not have the big gimmickry
Grief’s Infernal Flower immediately proves that this album is better than 90% of anything released in the grunge and hard rock scene of the ‘90s. It’s too bad this album was not released then because it would have reached legendary status by now. It helps that Jack Endino who worked
Being a child of the '80s, I should not like the Outrun scene like I should not like Hot Tub Time Machine, but I will be the first to admit, I like both, and I love the way both takes the core essence of what the '80s were about and exploit
It’s somewhat of a shame that it took 20 years to do a proper reissue of an album from a band who is considered to be one of the first death metal bands to come out of the Swedish landscape. But it’s certainly a victory for Relapse to be the
Just the name alone presents a vile sense of regurgitory reaction. The more you let that name sink in, the more you realize just how horrid it represents. I can think of two words that would be worse: Black Plague.
Nux Vomica gives us a dose of reality of a modern
These Chicago doommakers not only blend bone-crushing apocalyptic sneer, they bleed it through a strainer of extreme noise that is as enjoyable as a mass of paper cuts on your tongue. My cats are even concerned by the estranged sounds coming out of these speakers.
“Rape” is appropriately named because there
If this is not one of the most anticipated albums of 2014, it should be. Culted is an enigma. and a band that simply should not exist. But they are real and they define all reason. You see, none of the members of this band have physically been in the