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Top 10 Industrial Metal Albums
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Industrial metal has always been the bastard child of two conceptually opposed musical genres. Industrial music, though sonically extreme, is usually accompanied by an intellectual component that includes some sort of socially transgressive or provocative subject mat…
Swans’ Jarboe Teams Up With Hull
Jarboe has been exceptionally busy over the last six months. The Atlanta-based vocalist contributed vocals to A Storm of Light's latest record, 'Forgive Us Our Trespasses' and has also been touring constantly, though she is not part of the reformation of her old band, Swans...
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…
A Storm of Light Seek Permanent Drummer
In the past, Brooklyn, N.Y. post-metal doom band A Storm of Light have been content working with a rotating lineup of drummers including Vinny Signoreli (Unsane, Swans), Jason Roeder (Neurosis) and Pete Angevine (Satanized). However, with a wave of new projects washing their way, the group has decid…
Worm Ouroboros Dig Deep for Influences
Worm Ouroboros use a different formula than most metal bands. Being fronted by two females, whose vocals are more akin to the singing sirens of Homer's 'Odyssey' than they are the Cookie Monster, is not exactly typical. Throw in the occasional flute over clean guitars and the somewhat…
Swans Reform, Offer Producer Credits on Next Record
"This is not a reunion," Swans co-founder Michael Gira declares in bold in his statement regarding the influential noise act's second coming. "It's not some dumb-ass nostalgia act. It is not repeating the past. After five Angels of Light albums, I needed a way to move forward, in a ne…
Top 10 Black Metal Records of 2009
With everyone and their mother racing to post their year-end lists before the end of 2009, Noisecreep's token kvlt kommando 'Grim' Kim Kelly figured she may as well rain on everyone's parade and concoct a nasty little list of her own. Thusly, Noisecreep's Top 10 Black Metal …

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