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Category Archives: New Music

Earthless and Harsh Toke streaming epic two-song split

Posted by on May 27, 2016

San Diego’s Earthless threw me for a loop with 2013’s From the Ages. Two of the albums four tracks clock in at over 14 minutes, while the closer is almost 31 minutes in length. The level of musicianship is impressive – these guys aren’t your stereotypical stoner slackers, these guys are kicking furious rock and roll ass. […]

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Periphery get right on “The Price is Wrong”

Posted by on May 25, 2016

This djent stuff has the kids abuzz. To me, it’s mostly rehashed and polished-up Meshuggah soundalikes that would make great soundtracks to someone falling down the stairs – technical for technicality’s sake. But hey, nothing is perfect. It’s groovy and technical, and that’s all people want sometimes. That’s fine. Falling-down-the-stairs pioneers Periphery have a new […]

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Revocation debut “Communion”

Posted by on May 24, 2016

I’m currently in the process of moving, so unfortunately I didn’t have my morning brew today as I’ve packed away my kitchen gadgets (ugh). As luck would have it, Revocation have me (and whether you’re going caffeine-less or not) covered with their latest ripper “Communion.” Who needs coffee when you have a barrage of maniacal […]

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Adult Swim’s singles series to feature VHOL, Sannhet, HEALTH and more

Posted by on May 23, 2016

Along with trips to the beach (or shore, as we say here), BBQs, amusement parks and the festival season, another thing to look forward to with Summer is Adult Swim’s annual singles series. Since 2010, the network has been curating a series in which every week, a new or unreleased song is available as a […]

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Spell stream ‘For None and All’ for all and now

Posted by on May 23, 2016

It’s been years since the whole “retro-metal” resurgence became hip. So long in fact, that we’ve moved on to some more creative (albeit mostly useless) labels for the stuff: proto-metal, trad metal, occult metal, vest metal, beard metal. Whatever you want to call it, the classic sound never goes out of style. Something always manages […]

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