Album Review:  Wailin Storms — “The Silver Snake Unfolds”

A week prior to kicking off a US tour, gothic noise rockers Wailin Storms are coming in hot with their fourth full-length release, The Silver Snake Unfolds.  This album is an incredible addition to the band’s blooming discography.  Each song is diverse and brings something a little different to the table.  Some tracks are moody, dark, and angsty while others are lively, danceable, and, yes, angsty.  I mean… we are talking about a band with a heavy doom influence, so angst is to be expected.  Wailin Storms has a unique signature blend of southern gothic/psychedelic/doom/post-grunge/punk/rock and it shines very brightly in this release.

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CANTO: Wailin Storms, White Ward, Living Wreckage, and More

And tomorrow I’m back on the highway. As the great Limp Bizkit would say, “keep rollin’, rollin’, rollin’, rollin’…” And that’s enough of that.

  • DevilDriver are releasing a massive box set through BMG titled Clouds Over California. It will feature vinyl or CD offerings for their debut self-titled album, The Fury Of Our Maker’s Hand, The Last Kind Words, Pray For Villains, and Beast.
  • Significant news emerging from Wailin Storms today. To start, the new full length, The Silver Snake Unfolds, will be out on July 22nd through Gilead Media. Check out “Broken Into Three” over at Brooklyn Vegan. Better yet, they also announced some tour dates in July and August. Get the full scoop here.
  • White Ward unveiled False Light in full, ahead of its June 17th release through Debemur Morti Productions. Give it a listen here.
  • Progressive rock crew Crippled Black Phoenix announced a new album. Banefyre will drop on September 9th through Season of Mist, the first single, “Blackout77”, is available for streaming now.
  • Wrapping up our day, we have the new video from Living Wreckage for “Endless War”. That’s the title track from their debut full length, set for a September 23rd release through M-Theory Audio. There are some familiar names in this project, so it’s definitely worth checking out.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”