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Tag Archives: The Obsessed

Metal By Numbers 4/20: Sales in reverse

Posted by on April 20, 2017

    Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Blah blah happy 4/20 bro blah blah. We don’t have a whole bunch of doom/stoner bands on the debut list this week, though the two that are present are particularly good […]

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Best Music Videos of the Week Ending 4/7

Posted by on April 7, 2017

This weekend we shouldn’t get too obsessed with evil dreams, those type of nightmares tend to make one sleepwalk. However, it’s been a tiring week. We watched At the Drive-In’s new video, had a few laughs at Steel Panther’s show, and caught up on a few noteworthy re-releases that dropped today. With that said, here […]

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20 albums to (hopefully) look forward to in 2017

Posted by on January 6, 2017

While many are digesting 2016 tunes, it is time to move forward and see what is ahead for 2017. 2016 gave us several diversified lists proving it was a great year for music. Does 2017 have what it takes to top that? We’re already hearing about big releases like Mastodon, Suicide Silence, Overkill, Kreator and more, but […]

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The Obsessed return, headed to studio

Posted by on March 2, 2016

As the founder of The Obsessed, Scott “Wino” Weinrich is pretty much the godfather of doom metal. His subsequent bands, Saint Viuts, The Hidden Hand, Spirit Caravan, Shrinebuilder and his solo project have borne that out. And while he’s had plenty of success with his subsequent projects, and The Obsessed have even reunited to play […]

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Wino was caught with 11 grams of meth

Posted by on November 13, 2014

When Saint Vitus frontman Scott “Wino” Weinrich was sent back to America yesterday after being arrested and detained for possession of illegal substances, it was unclear what he had and how much of it. Well, according to a Norwegian newspaper, Wino was caught at the Norwegian border with 11  bags of methamphetamine. That’s a hell […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Are reissues of albums a ripoff?

Posted by on July 3, 2014

This week’s Headbangers Brawl come from a Facebook post from freelance writer Phil Freeman that we saw last week. It was a bit of a rant talking about Mastodon. Not Once More ‘Round the Sun, but the fact that the same week that album was released, Relapse announced that they’re reissuing the band’s first album, […]

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Vista Chino Drummer Brant Bjork’s Top 5: Stoner Rock And Metal Bands

Posted by on August 5, 2013

If anyone can be considered an expert of weed-inspired music, it’s Brant Bjork. Not only was he the time keeper behind seminal stoner rockers Kyuss, but continues the tradition with Visto Chino (also featuring his Kyuss bandmate John Garcia). In anticipation of the group’s debut album Peace, out September 3 via Napalm Records, we asked […]

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Maryland Deathfest XI Confirms Final Lineup – And It’s Ridiculous

Posted by on October 9, 2012

As one of the biggest metal festivals in America, Maryland Deathfest has had some ridiculously huge names on its roster over the past 10 years.  But for Maryland Deathfest XI, the awesome quotient has been upped. MDF XI’s organizers confirmed the final lineup today, spread out between Baltimore Soundstage and the former Sonar compound, and […]

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Scott “Wino” Weinrich and Scott Kelly Announce Acoustic Tour

Posted by on December 7, 2010

Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Scott “Wino” Weinrich (St. Vitus, The Obsessed, Probot) have announced plans to co-headline a February acoustic tour. The two sludge metal legends will each showcase their acoustical side in support of their split 7” expected to be released by Volcom Entertainment early in the year. Wino will also be releasing a […]

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