Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Sowberry Hagan (2011)
Turn this to 4 of 11
Genre: Doom, Noise rock
Sounds Like: Melvins, Fantomas, Godflesh
This album is dark, gloomy, off-beat and frankly, uncomfortable. The Belgium based band combines doom, dirge and experimental noise rock to put forth a very incoherent and against the grain album. Word has it that the band named themselves after Michael Jackson's crooked father. The opening track "P...
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
ST (2016)
Turn this to 6.2 of 11
Genre: Heavy rock, Grunge
Sounds Like: Fireball Ministry, Local H
From Nevada welcome newcomers Under with their debut “Self-Titled” release. The band displays a raw hard rock sound with touches of 90s grunge rock, think Local H meets Fireball Ministry, not a bad combination. Before the formation of UNDER, in 2014 they performed as an instrumental grou...
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Underground Railroad to Candyland
The People Are Home (2015)
Crank this to 7.9 of 11
Genre: Punk, Rock
Sounds Like: Monikers, Mission of Burma, The Exploited
The Underground Railroad to Candyland's third LP in eight years The People Are Home is a very interesting ride back to the classic punk era accompanied by very original modern twists. Their style combines the classic hardworking appeal of The Clash's London Calling along with a bru...
Monday, August 10, 2015
Ur Draugr
The Wretched Ascetic (2015)
Turn this to 6.9 of 11
Genre: Black Metal, Death Metal
Sounds Like: Dire Omen, Opeth, Gojira
A death metal EP. Huh... interesting as we do not come across these very often. Ur Draugr is a brand new band from Australia that features the following members and tracks:

Drew Griffiths- Vocalist/bassist (Morphica and Aythyr)
Maelstrom- Drummer (DeathFuckingCunt and Beyond Te...
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Abyss Between the Stars (2018)
Crank this to 8.9 of 11
Genre: Progressive, Doom
Sounds Like: Khemmis, Forming the Void, Pallbearer
We all need a dose of apocalyptic fantasy driven doom in our heavy collection. URSA, hailing from California have released a monolithic heavy beast with Abyss Between the Stars. The album is loaded with trippy riffs, dense percussion and majestic vocals combined with terrific songwriting. W...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Random Cosmic Violence (2014)
Crank this to 8 of 11
Genre: Doom, Metal
Sounds Like: Pallbearer, YOB, Om
2014 has been an impressive year for doom metal. The year included releases from the veterans of OM and YOB, to the newfangled juggernauts of Pallbearer along with a teaser track from the godfather's Sleep. It has also been a growth year for the genre as a variety of bands have been sprouting up new...