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Stinking Lizaveta ‘Sacrifice and Bliss’ Tour Dates
Since 1996, Philadelphia instrumental metal band Stinking Lizaveta have created freak-out progressive jazz/stoner metal that has earned them a loyal following. They've toured with Clutch and Corrosion of Conformity, and hotshot producer/Shellac frontman Steve Albini handpicked them for All Tomo…
Hydra Head Doesn’t Hate the Austerity Program
"Can we get a volunteer to start our drum machine?" Justin Foley asked Friday night at Brooklyn, N.Y.'s Union Pool. Unlike many other humans I've come across, Foley and bassist Thad Calabrese don't have to try to hard to be funny. Since their enlistment in the Hydra …
Harvey Milk’s Debut Gets Released, Over a Decade Late
It's taken over 15 years, but the real debut from the Athens, Ga. purveyors of doom, blues and noise, Harvey Milk, is finally out. Over the years, this self-titled album -- dubbed 'The Bob Weston Sessions' on tape bootlegs and blog download sites -- has attained a legendary status tha…
Top 10 Albums of 2009
2009 was a fantastic year for heavy music. Not only was Noisecreep launched (just joking), some of our favorite bands came back from hibernation, showing us that playing metal and hardcore isn't just a young person's sport. With the end of the year upon us, every magazine and Web site is u…