C. S. Lewis, whom we all know best as the creator of a wardrobe-encased world known as Narnia, also wrote a book-long study of the epic, and of Milton’s in particular, called A Preface to Paradise Lost. I consider it to be as thorough and accurate a reading of the genre that one might […]
Tickets for the first annual SLUDGEFEAST are now available! Click here to buy your ticket now for the reduced pre-sale price of only $15!
Check out the official sampler for music from all 11 bands:
Heavy metal. Motorcycles. Skateboarding. Food. Beer. All great things, and all the more great when they serve to herald the welcome end of my least favorite season: miserable, oppressive, stench-ridden summer.
Thus I applaud the arrival of Brooklyn’s first ever (hopefully, first annual) Uninvited Festival, which promises to be an unprecedented amalgamation of all these […]
Thaw and Echoes of Yul are a couple of experimental metal acts from Poland, and on August 4th they’ll be releasing a split with Polish independent record label Instant Classic. Both bands only get 1 song to work with, but as they clock in at 14 and 25 minutes each, you’ll still be […]
The Beast of Left and Right by Georgia genre-defiers Lazer/Wulf is the latest release from Retro-Futurist Records, the independent label founded and operated by Savannah sludge superheroes Kylesa. The label has already put out a few records, but they’re still pretty new, and with this one I’m happy to say that they […]
Reviews of music from the doom/stoner/psych genre(s) tend to be littered with hyperbole. Writers seem to enjoy closing their eyes and pretending that what they’re listening to is not drums and guitars, but a train made out of carcasses, trudging full steam through a bottomless swamp of molten tar and rusty nails, up […]