Naam

Misery Index Prove Metal Is Alive and Well at CMJ
When I entered the dark, cave-like Fontanas, Rhode Islanders Howl just finished moving their gear off the stage, which meant Complete Failure was minutes away from sonically demolishing a room full of CMJ-ers. It also meant I missed death metallers Gloominous Doom, who started the night off after Cr…
Tee Pee Records Showcase Their Talent at CMJ
Kreisor started CMJ Day 3 with a "Good morning!" greeting to the equal parts hip and dirty New York City basement venue Cakeshop. The band, obviously influenced by Kyuss, Monster Magnet and Led Zeppelin B-sides, produced loud, dreamy riffs perfectly fit for road hogs and potheads..…
Naam Bring Out Their Psychedelic Side in the Studio
In the short time Naam have been a band, people have been looking their way. They've made a thunderous mark that can't be denied. The live shows of Naam have been the flagship of conversations and mummers on the band. Vocalist/bassist John Bundy described the live presentation of the band …
Naam Rough It for Debut Album
When it came time for Naam to book their studio time to record their debut album, the band knew they couldn't be confined to a studio in the city. There was no question -- it wasn't going to happen. "I have made records in studios before, and I absolutely hate it...
Amplifier Worship: Zoroaster, Torche, Naam
STORMING THE GATES: Alright amplifier worshippers, prepare thyselves for a doom connossieur's dream tour. Atlanta's Zoroaster will be hitting the road in August for a fortnight of raucous riffs, titanic tone, and pounding percussion with Indiana's The Gates of Slumber and Belgium&apos…