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Tag Archives: Doom

Dissident Aggression: Emanating From The Path Of Serpents

Posted by on May 16, 2014

Some music is meant to simply clobber.  It’s built with a battering ram aesthetic and rumbles through headphones like some prehistoric, ancient beast, unaware of the true destruction it wields.  One fine example of music that simply cold-cocks you from note one is the newest album from New York’s Serpentine Path. Two years after their […]

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Dissident Aggression: The Wounded Kings Reign On

Posted by on February 21, 2014

It could be stated, with few arguments, that the British Isles have done more for the advancement of doom metal than any other part of the world.  It could also be argued that if you were to make up a list of the greatest doom metal bands of all-time that it would have more than […]

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Dissident Aggression: Surviving the Yautja Attack

Posted by on January 17, 2014

Every now and then a band comes lumbering out of a scene and immediately places themselves right at the forefront.  In this case the scene in question is Nashville.  “Music City” has long been known as a Mecca of country, folk, bluegrass and the blues, amongst other genres.  But Nashville has also seen it’s fair […]

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Dissident Aggression: Lycus Head The Funeral Procession

Posted by on July 1, 2013

Let us not mince words here.  Lycus, hailing from Oakland, CA, are a doom band.  If you want to get cute and call them “funeral doom” that would be completely acceptable.  But make no mistake that if you were to look up “doom” in Noah Webster’s lasting gift to mankind that a picture of the […]

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Dissident Aggression: Getting An Iron Tongue Lashing

Posted by on June 14, 2013

A couple weeks back we we waxed poetic in this column about how commercial rock stations have continuously dropped the ball over the last twenty or so years and ignored real, live rock n’ roll bands while peddling what essentially amounts to musical eunuchs.  Well, with their debut album, The Dogs Have Barked, The Birds […]

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Dissident Aggression: Reproacher Has Nothing To Save

Posted by on May 31, 2013

Whether we realize it or not, music triggers something primal inside us.  Music has the power to trigger a broad spectrum of emotions from ultimate bliss to complete depression.  Sometimes the right music cuts even deeper and touches us at our most animalistic core.   One listen to Wyoming’s Reproacher and you may feel a […]

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Dissident Aggression: Breathing In The Evil With Demon Lung

Posted by on May 24, 2013

What makes a good doom band?  Sludgy guitars so thick they are the aural equivalent of molasses?   Sabbath-like rhythm sections that do so much more than just ‘keep the time’?  A vocalist with massive pipes, whether it be the clean or growling variety?  Most likely what makes a truly great doom record is when all […]

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Dissident Aggression: Taking A Riff Ride With Zolle

Posted by on May 10, 2013

Do you like riffs?  Big, meaty, nasty, sludgy, riffs?  Riffs that make you want to punch holes in random walls and possibly even faces?  Then Italy’s Zolle might become one of your new favorite bands very quickly. Zolle are a two-piece outfit from the backwoods of Italy. (Who knew Italy had “backwoods” and “rednecks”?!?  At […]

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Dissident Aggression: The Body Deliver an Auditory Apocalypse

Posted by on May 3, 2013

Various groups have been predicting the world’s demise and the demise of humanity for a long time.  It’s almost like clockwork.  However one day, possibly very soon, the doomsday theorists will become legit prophets.  Whether man destroys themselves through various modes of war and armament or Mother Earth decides to fight back and deliver some […]

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