Welcome to another edition of our Saturday morning mixtape series. This week, we’ve got an incredible reworking of a pop music staple by Khemmis’ Ben Hutcherson (subscribe to the man’s Patreon to fund further hijinks), plus some classic Glassjaw, the new music video from Schammasch, and even outlaw country for good measure. Check it out below.
What a strange week! It’s been entertaining, if nothing else.
So this was unexpected. System Of A Down have momentarily put aside any internal issues to release two new tracks: “Protect The Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz”. The new material is meant to raise awareness regarding the situation in Artsakh.
I’m ready for another vacation… only one more day!
Schammasch are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Sic Lvceat Lvx with a new vinyl reissue. It will officially be out on January 22 through Prosthetic Records, and you can drop your pre-order in right here.
By now, it has become customary for me to recall at the turn of the year how great the past 12 months were for metal and its myriad sub-genres and styles, and how difficult it has become to keep one’s head above the water in the face of the deluge of releases. I have been listening to metal for over 25 years but am still astonished and impressed on a daily basis by the boundless imagination on display, be it the ever-blossoming creativity of bands who have been operating for 20 years or the ravenous appetite of newcomers. Continue reading →