All posts by Jordan Schursky

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Album Review: The Black Clouds – Better Days

An impressive return to a form usually exclusive to early 90s bands, The Black Clouds latest effort Better Days showcases their paramour for grunge while claiming their own stamp in the genre. Hailing from the muddy waters of Monmouth County [...]

August 26, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: Carcass – Surgical Steel

Quite possibly the most anticipated record in metal to come along in a while, does Surgical Steel, Carcass’ sixth album live up to the hype and fill the void of the 20+ year absence since their last album? Yes and [...]

August 13, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: Ghost B.C. – Infestissumam

Hailing from the far reaches of Sweden comes the anonymous Ghost B.C. – a band whose identities remain a mystery. Using stage names and costumes taken straight from the blueprint of Kiss and Gwar, Ghost B.C. crafts an unique sound [...]

June 3, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: Crowhurst – Death Van

The argument isn’t about whether or not drone can be classified as a subgenre of metal, let a genre at all, but instead where can it go? Can it elevate our senses? Perhaps, be worthy to classify it a form [...]

April 2, 2013 New Music, Reviews
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Album Review: Nails – Abandon All Life

There simply aren’t enough words in the english language to describe the sheer ferocity Nails‘ Abandon All Life has to offer. This is metal at its finest. It is relentless, loud, heavy, and everything in between. There is nothing cheap [...]

March 6, 2013 Reviews
Black N' Blue

Black N’ Blue Bowl 2013 Lineup Announced; Judge Reuniting

The quintessential New York hardcore festival Black N’ Blue has released the lineup for this year’s iteration. And this particular roster of talent looks incredible, with Judge reuniting for the Bowl. The whole shebang will take place at Webster Hall Saturday [...]

February 20, 2013 News
Nails

Nails Unveils New Track “Wide Open Wound”

Southern California’s Nails have released a single “Wide Open Wound,” off their new album Abandon All Life. Part of the resurgence of thrash metal and Entombed worshippers coming out of the west coast, Nails is certainly a band to keep [...]

February 16, 2013 News
Melvins

Melvins To Release A 13 Track Covers Album

The legendary Melvins will release a covers album titled “Everybody Loves Sausage,” this upcoming April 30th. Of the latest endeavor, only remaining original Melvins member Buzz Osborne had this to say: “This record will give people a peak into the [...]

February 11, 2013 News
Boris

Boris Embarking On A Residency Tour; Two Nights At Le Poisson Rouge

Japanese experimental-rockers Boris will be conducting a residency tour, playing songs “from the past, the present and through to the future.” They will be playing two consecutive nights in each city of their tour with the second night reserved for [...]

February 7, 2013 News
Bronx

Album Review: The Bronx – IV

Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m pleased to announce the return of The Bronx. They never broke up or went on hiatus, instead they became something else. After the release of III in 2008, the Bronx threw out their “punkabilly” sound to [...]

February 7, 2013 New Music, Reviews