Album review: Elder – Omens

Elder’s ‘Omens’ skillfully blends prog, psychedelic and stoner rock into a delightful collection of 5 ten-minute songs that feel almost cinematic.

Album review: Black Wail – Chromium Homes

In the end, Black Wail defies any cataloging effort. It rocks, it’s smart, it’s adventurous. And it sounds great.

New Music Weekly – March 17th 2017

Here are my favourite new releases of the week.

New Music Weekly – March 10th 2017

Releases are picking up, and here are a few that caught my attention.

New Music Weekly – January 28th 2017

Here’s some new music I liked this week. Great new tracks from Mastodon, The Glorious Sons, and more.

2014 in review: my musical hits and misses

It’s time for the music addict’s 2014 year end review, covering my personal hits and misses from the music world. 2014 was also a banner year for this blog, with…

Concert Review: Mastodon – Metropolis, Montreal – October 29th 2014

It was an evening of complex metal at Metropolis last night, as 3 bands played to a near sold out crowd. The evening started with Norway’s Kvelertak, who I unfortunately missed because…

Mastodon : Expanding the frontiers of heavy metal

There is an Indian parable that tells that 5 blind men tried to describe an elephant. The first touched its side, and proclaimed the beast a wall. The second touched…