Rainbows in the Dark: Wailin Storms – “One Foot in the Flesh Grave”

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Artwork by Bruno Guerreiro

Back in August, the 23rd to be exact, I wrote a piece about the reissue of Wailin Storms debut EP Shiver. That EP was reissued by Magic Bullet Records as a way to drum up enthusiasm before the release of Wailin Storms debut LP One Foot in the Flesh Grave. The North Carolina (by way of Texas) outfit is heavily steeped in the psychobilly tradition drawing heavily on The Cramps, Samhain and Danzig. Wailin Storms proves that it’s OK to be defined by a genre. It’s OK to hem yourself in, choose your sound and go hard at achieving that sound if you do it well. Continue reading

Rainbows in the Dark: Wailin Storms – “Shiver”

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We talk about plenty of metal here at Nine Circles, but we also enjoy music from other genres. “Rainbows in the Dark” is our outlet to explore those other types of sounds and share them with you.

Originally self-released all the way back in 2014, Wailin Storms sophomore EP, Shiver, was recently reissued by Magic Bullet Records. And that’s a good thing, because the EP deserves any and all attention that it gets. In a sea of Danzig and Cramps impersonators, Wailin Storms manages to stand out as a must-listen.  Continue reading