Chelsea Wolfe indulged her heavier inclinations with 2017's Hiss Spun, then pulled back on last year's mostly acoustic Birth of Violence. Now she's returned more aggro than ever with a sludgy, grungy new project delightfully dubbed Mrs. Piss.
Canceled Gigs, Postponed Surgery: How COVID-19 Upended One Indie Artist’s Year
“Playing shows is probably 90 percent of my income,” says Kristin Hayter, who performs as Lingua Ignota. What happens when that’s not an option?
Sargent House has officially launched pre-orders for the reissue of The Armed's seminal album "Only Love". Available on traditional black vinyl and limited edition neon green. New shirt designs have also been added to the store.
Louisville’s own Jaye Jayle stopped by EarthQuaker Studios while they were playing Musica in a pre-pandemic utopian Akron a few months ago. The full band recorded traditional-ish versions of (the more recently released as a single) “Soline”, along with “Cemetery Rain” off of 2018’s No Trail and Other Unholy Parts. This dark Americana vibe will corkscrew its way deep into your brain and refuse to let go. [video link]
Maybe the long arc of Nick Reinhart's career was always bending towards power pop. As the lead singer of mathy Sacramento trio Tera Melos, he displayed the keen sense of melody that many of his band's peers lacked. In the truly unlikely supergroup Big Walnuts Yonder alongside Mike Watt, Nels Cline, and Greg Saunier, Reinhart played with pop choruses, albeit with an oddball sensibility. Full article HERE.
Last July Brutus played Hellfest in France in 40 degree summer heat. It was their first performance in a big festival in France but they performed to a packed 'War Zone'. Thanks to Hellfest we all can now experience that set from home.
During Emma Ruth Rundle last visit to Europe in the Fall of 2019, our friends at Highway Holidays filmed the rehearsal from her last full band tour. Featuring Jaye Jayle's Evan Patterson on guitar, Todd Steven Cook on…
Two Minutes to Late Night, the heavy metal talk show that tapes at Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar, have been getting their musician friends together to do quarantine-style cover songs lately, including one of Weird Al’s Devo parody “Dare To Be Stupid” (with members of Khemmis, Thou, and more) and one of Steely Dan’s “Reelin’ In The Years” (with Marissa Nadler, Spirit Adrift’s Nate Garrett, and more). Here’s their third one, a cover of Ozzy Osbourne‘s “Crazy Train” with lead vocals by Chelsea Wolfe and contributions from her main collaborator Ben Chisholm, longtime Dillinger Escape Plan bassist Liam Wilson, Rough Francis drummer Urian Hackney, 2M2LN house band (and Cave In/Mutoid Man) member Stephen Brodsky, and 2M2LN’s own Gwarsenio Hall (who shreds on this one).