It wasn’t that I missed this, it was that I didn’t care about Canto for the last few months. But now we have Canto again, which means we finally mention the new Slipknot song. I give you… “All Out Life”.
The video of the day comes to us from Gozu. This one is for “They Probably Know Karate”. They’ll be on the Metal Alliance Tour, which should be fun for them.
I was quietly hoping we’d get, at least, through the first quarter without losing another good one but with the passing of ‘Fast’ Eddie Clarke the heavens will be louder than they’ve ever been before and the classic lineup will rule over us all. We do have quite a good amount of metal to get to this week and quite alot of it is outstanding — Corrosion of Conformity gloriously return to their Deliverance/Wiseblood selves on No Cross No Crown, Hamferð weave tales of their homeland through stunning death / doom on Támsins Iikam, Djinn and Miskatonic‘s doom rockin’ Even Gods Must Die shows us that India is churning out some amazing metal and Ohio’s Pillärs absolutely KILL IT on their crusty, noisy and vicious album Abandoned. With those we’ve already got a seriously packed week but we have more, much more. So pull up a barstool, or whatever sitting device you prefer, and hang around with us for awhile. Continue reading →
Not because it’s a bad or mediocre album – my conflict comes in reviewing this latest offering from Corrosion of Conformity with fresh ears and holding back the urge to compare. Both Deliverance and Wiseblood are absolute pillars in my listening habits and collection, and I’m coming to the conclusion it’s impossible to be objective when this reunion album with Pepper Keenan has been one of my most anticipated releases for so long. So, gather around while I make a complete ass out of myself.Continue reading →
It’s been awhile. And it will be awhile until we do this again. Enjoy it while you’ve got it.
Corrosion Of Conformity have been releasing a No Cross No Crown video series, and part four is now available. These guys will be on the road the next few months and the new album drops January 12th. So yeah, do that.
Ministry have announced a run of shows with Chelsea Wolfe next March and April. Their new album, AmeriKKKant, drops March 9th. Political metal! Hurray! There’s a new song called “Antifa” in there somewhere, too.