Tag Archives: sludge metal

#albumoftheday / REVIEW: VALLENFYRE: SPLINTERS

Unholy fucking shit, does this one rule. And I do mean rule. As in, it’s easily the year’s best metal release thus far and I doubt there will be anything as earth-shattering throughout the rest of the year. A bit pre-mature to be making such a statement? Sure. But give this one a...
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#albumoftheday REVIEW: TEMPEL: ON THE STEPS OF THE TEMPLE

Tempel are an insanely talented Arizona-based instrumental metal/post rock duo consisting of Ryan Wenzel (Guitars, Keys) and Rich Corle (Drums), who first joined forces way back in 2003, although On The Steps Of The Temple is apparently only their debut. To that end, I’m really not sure if they actually spent the past...
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#albumoftheday BLACK SABBATH: 13

Initially, I was disappointed that this new Black Sabbath album, the first in something like 20 years to feature Geezer Butler (bass), Tony Iommi (guitar) and Ozzy Osbourne (vocals), didn’t have any catchy songs like “Iron Man” and “Paranoid.”  I felt like, didn’t they want to hook people?  I’ve been frustrated with Iron...
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#albumoftheday ALICE IN CHAINS: THE DEVIL PUT DINOSAURS HERE

If I understand correctly, this is the chorus of “The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here,” the title track of Alice In Chain’s new album: “The devil put dinosaurs here / Jesus don’t like a queer / The devil put dinosaurs here / No problem with faith just fear.” Now analyze that. Seriously. Because I...
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