Interview with Adam Norden from American Heritage: Exploring Our Sedentary Nature

After a six-year interval (the reasons for which are discussed below), Chicago/Georgia outfit American Heritage return with their second Translation Loss full-length, Sedentary. The album, which features a different bassist on every track, is a massive leap forward from 2005’s Millenarian, finding the band throwing off some of …

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Interview with Jus Oborn from Electric Wizard: Spine Tingle And Soul Burn

Their music is creepier than Christopher Lee overseeing an island of naked ‘70s pagan hippies, and for U.K. doomers Electric Wizard, that’s just how they want it. For nigh on 18 years, guitarist/vocalist Jus Oborn has refined one of the most individual and distinctive sounds in heavy metal, and that …

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Electric Wizard: Worship At ‘Black Masses’

The seventh album from Dorset cult kings (and queen), Electric Wizard’s Black Masses (Rise Above) cements the band as one of the most important and accomplished acts in doom. The burgeoning genre of occult doom—perpetrated by acts like Hour of 13, Cough and, to a lesser …

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Interview with KIRK WINDSTEIN from CROWBAR: Severance Payoff

New Orleans outfit Crowbar are unparalleled legends of sludge, and an entire generation of metal, whether it be Killswitch Engage or Chimaira or Hatebreed, have taken influence from their mammoth riffs and unrelentingly downtrodden atmospheres. Their first album in six years, Sever The Wicked Hand, will no doubt prove …

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Fall Concert Guide 2010: SlegaDeth, X Japan, Campell/Lanegan, Black Crowes, MMJ, CMJ, High On Fire, Interpol, Dimmu/Enslaved and Ozzy/Halford

Slayer/Megadeth/Anthrax

Oct. 8

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

What’s more fun than yelling “SLAAAYYYYEEEERRRRR?” Nothing. Not even yelling, “FREEE BIIRRDDD.” And surely, one of the best parts about going to see American Carnage is that no one fewer people will think you’re a total ass for doing it. There’s also the …

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