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Last Swans Album Recorded by Hallux Bassist
In 2002 bassist Jason LaFarge had not yet joined a band named Hallux. Instead, the musician started making his mark as a producer with Seizures Palace Recording. He shared the studio space with Martin Bisi and B.C. Studio at the Old American Can Factory -- which is located in the once industrial Bro…
The Evolution of Heavy Metal Design
In heavy metal design, images of dragons, maidens and swords have been replaced with an enigmatic mixture of color, shape and mood that reflect the "glacially slow" and intricate heaviness in drone and avant-garde metal's rising popularity.
Ian Christe, author of 'Sound of the Beast: The Co…
Jodis were Nearly Fronted by Uncontrollable Bulgarian
Chances are, you haven't heard of Jodis yet. The band features James Plotkin and Tim Wyskida from Khanate and Isis frontman Aaron Turner. The band's new album, 'Secret House,' drops Oct. 27, but isn't for everybody. The music would best be described as moody prog...
Amplifier Worship: Karma to Burn, Om, Candlemass

REUNITED AND BACK ON THE ROAD - After an abrupt break-up in 2002, West Virginia's original instrumetalists, Karma to Burn, have reunited and are hitting the road for a string of East Coast dates starting April 16 in Charleston, WV. In June they will head overseas for a European tour, including a sto…