News 6.7.2017

Pretty good week.  We got the preliminary approval to interview German band Lord of the Lost when they come through in October and Blaze Bayley (formerly of Iron Maiden and Wolfsbane) when he arrives in August. Also, a Japanese ebm band that has been brought to my attention will be a lot of my focus... Continue Reading →

Wednesday 13 – “Condolences” Album Review

June 2 sees the return of horror-punk hearse driver Wednesday 13 on his new label, Nuclear Blast.  New life is breathed into our resident representative of the undead with his latest release, Condolences. All the essential Wednesday elements are still intact; songs about grave robbing, stalking, the devil... all the things we have come to love... Continue Reading →

Suffocation – “…Of the Dark Light” Album Review

Terrence Hobbs and Frank Mullen have been flying the Suffocation flag for nearly 30 years since before the classic Effigy of the Forgotten.  Since 1988, they have reduced barriers to rubble with their unique stamp on brutal death metal.  That includes what I call the "Hobbs' Hatchet;" riff, that choppy double or triple strike riff that Suffocation has had... Continue Reading →

Pathology – S/T “Pathology” Album Review

The plan for Noise Beneath the Snow didn't include a trip far into brutal death metal.  But when I learned of Pathology's new self-titled release due in July, as a fan I couldn't help myself in this case. Pathology is the San Diego trio's return to Comatose Music....July 21 to be exact. Pathology is predominantly a combination of... Continue Reading →

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