PODCAST: Glacially Musical 168 – Steve Scavuzzo of Clouds Taste Satanic Talks New Album and Doom Metal


Time for a “chaser” episode to cleanse the palette from all of this Thrash Metal! Steve Scavuzzo of Clouds Taste Satanic chats with us about their new album “79 A.E.” coming soon from Majestic Mountain Records, instrumental metal bands, Doom Metal, and more! Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Sundrifter – An Earlier Time


Small Stone Recordings, which is famous for the renowned Acid King and Wo Fat listed in their roster, sure got their thing going by releasing An Earlier Time (Small Stone Records), the third studio album of none other than Sundrifter. Having been around since 2012, the Boston-based desert rock trio has left significant marks through their 2016 debut Not Coming Back, and their 2019 sophomore album Visitations. They have also shared stages with a wide range of fellow heavy psychedelic units, King Buffalo and GozuContinue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Lord Dying- Clandestine Transcendence


It was back in 2019 when we last saw a release from Portland, Oregon’s own Lord Dying. The album in question being Mysterium Tremendum proved to show a widening in their sound with an ever increased air and nod to progressive rock alongside their more notable sludge elements, as well as a narrative which includes a large focus on the notion of death, mortality and questions around these.

Four years later, events of the world have hardly made this subject matter any less focused in people’s minds and certainly not in the band, as latest album Clandestine Transcendence (MNRK Heavy) continues with this overarching narrative, as well as a continuation on their ever-expansive song writing. Continue reading


PODCAST: Episode 386 – The Steev and Keefy Power Hour Rock and Metal Releases Forecast Show – January 2023


Crappy Old Year? Scrappy New Year! The Steev and Keefy Power Hour is back to kick off our first new Podcast of 2024! Senior Editor Steve Tovey joins Chief Editor Keefy, to discuss the month in Rock and Metal releases. They recap the releases for December 2023, Talk about our Album of the Year review, preview January’s We also re-announced the December Album of the Month from Ghost Cult, and both guys ran down their personal top 20 albums of 2023 to put a lid on all that last year business. Continue reading


Mutants Of The Monster Fest 2024 Books John Garcia (Kyuss), Weedeater, Telekinetic Yeti, Rebematic, Spirit Adrift, Deadbird, Fistula, Flummox and More


 

Mutants Of The Monster Fest will return in 2024 to Little Rock, AR from May 16-18! The multi-day festival will take place in the Argenta Arts District and has revealed the first wave of bands, which features John Garcia (Formerly of Kyuss), Weedeater, Telekinetic Yeti, Rebematic, Spirit Adrift, Deadbird, Fistula, Flummox and more to be announced! Taking place in North Little Rock, AR at the Argenta Community Theater, early bird tickets are on sale at the link below! 

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PODCAST: Episode 345 – The Steve and Keefy Power Hour – October: Season Of The Witch Edition


 

It’s October, so that means milder weather, scary movies, and tons of new rock and metal releases! The Steve and Keefy Power Hour is back! Senior Editor Steve Tovey joins Chief Editor Keefy, to discuss the month in Rock and Metal releases. They recap the releases for September 2023, and preview October’s new heavy music must spins and purchases! We also announced the September Album of the Month from Ghost Cult, as voted on by our staff. 

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EP REVIEW: Monolord – It’s All the Same


Gothenburg might be famous for its renowned death metal scene, but few might have heard of doom metal bands hailing from the said town of At the Gates and In Flames. Say no more, because the doom outfit Monolord return with their new EP It’s All the Same (Relapse Records), shining a light once more on the Gothenburg doom scene!


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ALBUM REVIEW: Spirit Adrift – Ghost At The Gallows


 

As the dog-fighting solos of “Give Her To The River” battle across the sunlit horizon between your ears, flurries of shrapnel-barbed melodic notes and runs fired first from one side of your headphones then the other, for those of us who are battle-hardened Heavy Metal warriors it’s hard not to grin and surrender to the glory of the Ghost At The Gallows, for the Spirit Adrift has claimed another champion to its horde.

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New Music Friday Rock and Metal New Album Releases 7-21-23


Check out our preview of the new metal and rock releases coming out this week for New Music Friday 7-21-23!

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