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Tag Archives: Sanford Parker

Review: Taken By the Sun – Taken By the Sun

Posted by on February 25, 2015

When it comes to reviewing material by Chicago’s post-metal behemoths Taken By The Sun, I am already a seasoned veteran. While the forthcoming, self-titled full-length, Taken By The Sun (Independent), is being touted as the band’s official debut album, the five-piece outfit have also previously released two EP’s since forming in 2011, and I reviewed them […]

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Relapse signs Baroness guitarist’s side band Valkyrie

Posted by on July 31, 2014

As Baroness continue to gain popularity with each album, the Relapse band seem to be following the lead of another Relapse band, Mastodon. That’s not to say that they’re about to leave Relapse, and now we know their guitarist, Pete Adams isn’t about to either. His band Valkyrie has signed to the label for an […]

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Here’s a new Twilight song

Posted by on February 14, 2014

The third (and last) Twilight album, III: Beneath Trident’s Tomb, will be coming out on Century Media on March 18th. And while it’s their final album, if the first song from it is any indication, they’re going out in grand style. “Swarming Funeral Mass” debuted on Invisible Oranges today, and it’s great. The ever-evolving Chicago collective […]

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Final Twilight Album Release Date Announced; New Song For Streaming

Posted by on January 15, 2014

It’s a year of final releases from Blake Judd. Nachtmystium’s final album is coming out this year and, while he’s not going to be on it, the final album from Twilight, which e’d b was also confirmed to be in the works. Now we have more details on the latter album. The third and final album from […]

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This New Kings Destroy Song Destroys

Posted by on April 17, 2013

While Kings Destroy have a hardcore background, with two members having logged time in Killing Time, the band traffics in sludgy stoner rock. Their 2010 debut album, And the Rest Will Surely Perish, established them in and around the NYC area, but they’ve stepped it up for their sophomore album, A Time of Hunting. Produced and recorded […]

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Nachtmystium Are Nacht Together Right Now

Posted by on April 15, 2013

While information has kind of been out there for a month, Chicago psych/black metal band Nachtmystium are on hiatus. Frontman and founder Blake Judd stated in an interview with Stereogum last month that he’s decided to concentrate on Hate Meditation. Back in March, Judd was interviewed for Stereogum about Hate Meditation, and stated that Nachtmystium was […]

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Video: Local H Catch A “Cold”

Posted by on September 18, 2012

It’s likely been a while since you’ve thought of Local H, if you even remember them. The Chicago-area duo have been around since 1987, and are probably best known for their song “Bound For the Floor,” from 1996’s As Good As Dead. At any rate, the pair, which consists of singer/guitarist Scott Lucas and drummer Brian St. […]

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The New Bison B.C. Makes Us “Puke”

Posted by on September 10, 2012

And that’s a good thing. Vancouver’s Bison B.C. are set to release their fourth album, Lovelessness, on October 22. The band lead with “Anxiety Puke/Lovelessness,” a nine-minute slab of awesomeness. It’s riffy, semi-proggy and more ambitious in scope than what the band’s done before. Some of that might be due to Sanford Parker (Nachtmystium, Yob, Pelican), […]

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Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore Joins Twilight

Posted by on July 31, 2012

Have you heard of Twilight? No, not the movies about sparkly celibate vampires, the black metal supergroup. Already featuring members of Nachtmystium, Isis and The Atlas Moth, they’ve now gotten even more cred, as former Sonic Youth guitarist and vocalist Thurston Moore has joined the band. Twilight, which includes Nachtmystium’s Blake Judd, producer Sanford Parker, […]

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