I’ve been following the career of sludge-metal supergroup Corrections House – featuring Mike IX Williams, Scott Kelly, Sanford Parker, Bruce Lamont et al –…
Here is what we played on the August 18, 2013 edition of Hellbound Radio.
If Thursday is the new Friday, does that make Wednesday the new Thursday? Well, I hope so, cuz I’ve got a coupla Wild Wednesdays coming up next month. The summer concert season goes out with a bang for yours truly, but man, couldn’t they have put one of these gigs on a weekend?
Towards the Megalith is crushingly heavy – like monolithic pillars being dropped on top of you. Firmly anchored in the OSDM realm, the album features a demoralizing mix of harsh, seriously downtuned, doom-laden dirges that crawl along on split knuckles.
Natalie Zed returns with another installment in her series of bite-sized reviews. In this edition, Natalie explores the apocalypse, MMA, duct tape mummification, and alien abductions.
Hellbound’s staff give our picks for Halloween-themed songs to coincide with one of our favourite holidays.
Photo Gallery: Triptykon / 1349 / Yakuza – Live in Toronto, ON. All photos by Albert Mansour
“Visually the band’s performance style is understated, but the smaller venue allowed them to overwhelm the space. Alongside the expected Triptykon material, sounding much like it does on record, the set list was Celtic Frost-heavy, songs like “Procreation (of the Wicked)” snarled out with vicious intensity.”
Laura Wiebe reviews the recent Toronto performance of Triptykon, who were joined by 1349, Yakuza and Sylvus.
Here is the playlist for the October 3rd edition of HELLBOUND RADIO
Even though this might be the darkest Yakuza record thus far, it’s also the most song oriented. It seems that Yakuza has focused on crafting their free form jazz metal jams into more succinct pieces this time around, which allows for a more palatable record. Palatable that is, for folks who found their previous work too challenging to listen to.