Compared to last week’s short holiday schedule, this week has felt like it’s dragged on forever. Thank whomever it’s Saturday now and you and I both get to enjoy another one of our mixtapes, replete with the best music new and old we all have been listening to. There’s bound to be something good in there for you, so take a beat and dig in.
Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations. Drink from the cup of heresy. This week’s offering: Pelican’s Nighttime Stories and Coronado Brewing Company’s Mermaid’s Red Ale. Continue reading →
Good morning, it’s time to metal. Here’s some news you might have missed from yesterday:
Leading off, Satyricon has revealed the title of its upcoming album: Deep Calleth Upon Deep. It’s the band’s ninth studio record, and will drop September 22 via Napalm Records. You can peep the cover art here.
So I’ll admit that my timing with the Chicago beer is a little curious. I suppose I was only in that city two weeks ago, but it would have made more sense to run this little number last week. Regardless, I decided to follow last week’s trend and spin (literally) a more recent record (literally) this Thursday evening. And by evening I mean basically Friday morning… it just about to strike midnight. I know, I know, my game has been weak this… week. But life changes frequently and sometimes you gotta go with the flow. More on that front in a couple weeks when I run my column. For now, let’s focus on what really matters. The Metal: Pelican – The Cliff. The Booze: Finch’s Beer Company Hardcore Chimera. Continue reading →