It’s the end of the year which means it’s Best Of list season! That special time when music writers spend an inordinate amount of time ranking albums so that readers […]
Happy (almost) Thanksgiving, folks! Just because it’s a holiday doesn’t mean I’m going to leave my listeners hanging! Here’s a brand new episode of Full Metal Hipster you can hide […]
October is here and, to celebrate what’s surely a lot of headbangers’ favorite time of the year, I’m delving into the stygian depths of Lovecraftian heavy metal. Horror/sci-fi writer Howard […]
As a metal fan who’s quickly approaching 40, it’s tempting to play the grump and complain that kids these days don’t know the simple joys of endlessly rifling through rows […]
On the dozenth episode of Full Metal Hipster I spoke to Chris Pandolfo (@CloudsCollide), the guy behind blackgaze act Clouds Collide, about his stunning new album All Things Shinning. I […]
Heavy-ass instrumental post-rock courtesy of Lighteater.
For a band that have only been together 8 months, Virginia’s UNSACRED certainly have their act together. They play a melange of old-school hardcore, crust punk, black metal, and a […]
It’s been a good year for heavy music. There were an overwhelming amount of amazing releases in 2012, and I was fortunate enough to have access to many of them […]
If you’re in the mood for some angry, putrid filth, then this split EP is probably right up your alley. Read my take on it here.
There’s a reason I spend a substantial amount of time combing the extreme music underground for obscure bands instead of listening to the latest boring ALL THAT REMAINS or SUICIDE […]