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Iceland Volcano Strands Metal Bands Across Europe
Lava-spewing volcanoes look pretty damn cool on album covers, but the past week has taught us that volcanoes and metal don't always mix so well. As anyone who doesn't live in a torch-lit cave knows by now, an Icelandic volcano erupted April 15, spreading clouds of ash across much of Europe…
Shrinebuilder’s Scott Kelly Reflects on 2009
Now that Scion's second annual metal extravaganza has come, seen, conquered and gone, we metal folk have some time to breathe easy (until Maryland Deathfest, anyway) and reflect upon shows gone by. During the blessed downtime, this Noisecreep writer had the very special privilege to speak via e…
Shrinebuilder Play First New York Show
While Scott Kelly (Neurosis), Wino (Saint Vitus), Al Cisneros (Om, Sleep) and Dale Crover (Melvins) were combining their masterful minds below Bleeker Street, a line that included women in tall glittery boots, fishnets and bust-breaking corsets and men dressed just as club-ready was developing outsi…
Om Doom Philadelphia’s Eardrums

"Damn it, we missed Lichens," this writer grumbled to her companions as we finally got to Johnny Brenda's, one of Fishtown's nicer venues and home to more hipsters than you can shake an ironically-angled stick at. The bar downstairs hummed contentedly as the regulars settled in to while th…
Shrinebuilder Post Track, Announce More Shows
Massive doom supergroup Shrinebuilder -- featuring Scott Kelly of Neurosis/Tribes of Neurot, Scott 'Wino' Weinrich of Saint Vitus/the Obsessed/Spirit Caravan/Hand of Doom, Al Cisneros of Sleep/Om, and Dale Crover of the Melvins -- have released a long-awaited track to their MySpace page an…

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