Category Archives: Reposts

Crispy Ambulance – The Plateau Phase Released 30 Years Ago

A year ago today Factory Benelux Records released The Plateau Phase, the debut album by post-punkers Crispy Ambulance. Dave McCullough of Soundsgave it a five-star review. “It conjured up, after the second listen, big thoughts like, this is how the … Continue reading

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Baroness’ John Baizley Writes About Crash

Over six weeks since Baroness’ horrific bus crash in Monkton Combe, UK, John Baizley gives a detailed account of his experience. I knew the band would choose to get back on the horse if they could, but the long-term implications … Continue reading

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Mixturam Metallum on Pop Matters

I’m excited to see this new series on Pop Matters. I read the site daily on my Kindle, and was psyched to see them expand their metal coverage. I wonder if any of my hectoring comments influenced it?! They have … Continue reading

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The Sword, Tacos & Tears Of Fire With Anthony Bourdain

Tacos are definitely one of the top foods that put me in my happy place. Stoner metallers The Sword are on the same page as frequent customers of Quality Seafood Market in Austin, TX. They love their fish tacos so … Continue reading

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Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats Sign to Rise Above

Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, who’s second album, Blood Lust spread their message of “misery and disappointment” throughout the blogosphere like a doomsday virus, rating highly on end of year lists, including a number seven spot on Fester’s Lucky 13 … Continue reading

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Baroness Tour Bus Crash in Bath – Update

Earlier today, Baroness‘ publicist, Monica Seide of Speakeasy PR & Marketing, released the following update regarding the musicians’ medical condition: “The band members of Baroness and their crew are recovering from injuries sustained after their tour bus crashed outside of Bath, England early on … Continue reading

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The Darkness – Hot Cakes Streaming

The brief lull of summer releases the past few weeks will be ending soon. There’s been a few good ones by Nachtmystium, Testament and Redd Kross, but nothing I’ve been inspired to buy. I’m kind of excited over The Darkness. … Continue reading

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Teeth of the Divine Interviews Chris Black of Dawnbringer

The interview was conducted before the Alehorn Of Power fest. Chris talks about the differences between his recording lineup and the live players, and the fact that they only had one weekend to rehearse together before the show. Are you … Continue reading

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Castle Signs to Prosthetic Records, Blacklands Due Sep 11

Those who’ve read my Metal Sirens feature are already familiar with Castle, who released their second album Blacklands on German label Ván records on April 28. However, the label has zero distribution in the U.S., and I haven’t been able to get … Continue reading

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Graveyard’s Lights Out Due October 26

Talk about a double-Swedish stoner whammy — first we hear Witchcraft’s excellent new single, and now their Nuclear Blast labelmates Graveyard have announced a title and release date for their new album! A couple months ago that idea seemed too … Continue reading

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