Receiving the Evcharist: Un and Hazy Little Thing

Receiving the Evcharist

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: Un’s Sentiment and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company’s Hazy Little Thing IPA.   Continue reading

Best of 2015: Monte McCleery of Un

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Greetings, everyone! I hope you all have been enjoying the holiday season and everything it has to offer. As we roll into our second week of our Best of 2015 series, we are honored to feature the doom metallers out of Seattle known simply as Un. Guitarist and vocalist Monte McCleery was kind enough to share his favorite albums of the past year with us, and subsequently with you. Check them out below. Continue reading

Album Review: UN – “The Tomb of All Things”

Un_TheTombOfAllThingsWith a glut of low-and-slow bands coming from the Pacific Northwest, it’s a blessing and a curse to be a fan of doom metal right now. As with every other subgenre that has experienced a passing emergence into the limelight, doom metal has recently produced some fantastic bands, lots of carbon copies, and some really terrible ones that rely more on their amps and guitar tones than real songwriting. Rarely do many of them show promise from the start: Seattle-based UN (exactly how you think it’s pronounced), fortunately, exceed just having potential on their debut The Tomb of All Things, an artistically mature exercise in funeral doom with flourishes of post-metal and abrasive sludge.  Continue reading