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Japanese Trio Boris Issue Statement About Earthquake and Tsunami
Japanese Trio Boris Issue Statement About Earthquake and Tsunami
Japanese drone metal trio Boris have issued a brief but hopeful statement about the recent earthquake and tsunami that devastated their native country last week. "Boris expresses our condolences to everyone who passed away because of current unexpected earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan, and also our deepest sympathies for all of the people who have a hard time...
Boris, ‘BXI’ — New Album
Boris, ‘BXI’ — New Album
Always the band that can't be pinned down, the Japanese metal shape shifters of Boris continue to do the unexpected; this time bringing Ian Astbury of the Cult in for an EP simply called 'BXI.' The EP's four songs were recorded in Japan in late April where Astbury lent his gargantuan voice to three of the songs, and Boris guitarist Wata placed his aerial voice over a cover the The Cult song 'Rain
The Evolution of Heavy Metal Design
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 Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal,' explains that though junior high schoolers and Norwegia
Blackened Music Series, Scion Rock Fest Mastermind Is ‘Putting on the Shows I Really Want to See’
Blackened Music Series, Scion Rock Fest Mastermind Is ‘Putting on the Shows I Really Want to See’
To simply say that former Vice Records' founder and current Blackened Music Series creator Adam Shore is a busy guy is an extreme understatement. Fresh off the heels of his Brutal Truth/Pig Destroyer/Repulsion show at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple this past July -- an ample offering for the Blackened Music Series' elite, growing roster -- Noisecreep sat down with Shore to discuss what else is in sto
Vinyl in the Digital Age: Straight From the Horse’s Mouth, Talking to Bands
Vinyl in the Digital Age: Straight From the Horse’s Mouth, Talking to Bands
Vinyl records should have been something dead and buried when the digital age took its big thick grasp, as the number one music store in the country became a digital one. But the truth is, vinyl might be a driving force, helping keep the aching music industry alive -- especially in the underground metal and punk community, which is what Eric Mueller from Pirate Press told Noisecreep in an intervie

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