The Richmond metal quintet discuss their complicated place in metal, and aversion to anti-intellectualism.
Liturgy frontman Hunter Hunt-Hendrix is no stranger to defying expectations. Following the New York black metal band’s 2011 album Aesthethica, he took a detour with the hypnotic and rhythmic Survival project, before transforming the band’s experimental, heavy sounds into a complex electronic and hip-hop inspired hybrid with 2015′s The Ark Work. The first album from […]
Mourn’s hometown of Barcelona isn’t necessarily a post-punk hotspot. Bass-thumping electronic clubs, famed architecture and frequent waves of tourism make up most of the city’s core components. Sure, there will always be a handful of local venues like Sidecar Factory catering to fresh-faced locals aspiring to emulate the angst and aggression of bygone bands, but […]
Despite enjoying greater exposure than ever before and a steadily swelling fanbase, Diarrhea Planet haven’t lost any of the pure rock fury that highlighted early releases such as Aloha and Loose Jewels. (Attend one of their shows if you have any doubts.) What they have done is found a way to streamline that relentless, quad-guitar-driven energy […]
Aaron Turner has been a member of some of heavy music’s least conventional, most boundary-pushing bands of the past two decades. From the late ’90s up through their dissolution in 2010, he fronted atmospheric metal band Isis, whose fluid mixture of crushing volume and gracefully intricate instrumentation made them an influential figure in post-millennial metal. […]
Stas and Cat talk about their new album 'EarthEE,' new collaborations and connecting to new communities through art.