ALBUM REVIEW: Blackwater Holylight – Veils Of Winter

Blackwater Holylight (RidingEasy Records), the début album from the Portland, Oregon-based doomstresses of the same name, delivered not merely an enlivening quality but also realised founder member Alison ‘Sunny’ Faris‘ intent of giving heavier rock a new lease of life by incorporating more tuneful, lighter music into that sound. With second album Veils Of Winter (RidingEasy Records) the band, now a quintet with the addition of guitarist Mikayla Mayhew, aim to expand on that formula and the buzz created by that first release.

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR STAFF POST: Weslie Negron Top 20 Albums of 2019

2019, the year that closes the decade and with it a lot of interesting releases in the Heavy Metal world. In this article, you’ll get to see my top 20 favorite albums of the year. It was no easy task to choose just 20, a lot of talented bands released quality stuff this year, but I believe these are the ones that close the decade on a high note and gives us hope for more in the future.

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Blackwater Holylight Shares New Single – “Motorcycle”, New Album Incoming

Portland Stoner Rock band Blackwater Holylight have announced their highly-anticipated second album, Veils of Winter is dropping on October 11th from the vaunted Riding Easy Records. Check out the heavy first single ‘Motorcycle’ right now! You can catch the band tearing it up on the road this fall supporting former RidingEasy labelmates Monolord throughout the US in November, and Thou in September, plus a handful of hometown shows. Continue reading