Black Spirit Crown’s first proper album sits right on the line between Doom and Stoner Metal with hints of Prog seeping through. The fuzzy riff work is rooted in Sleep and Electric Wizard tradition, the hustling tempos remind me of Orange Goblin, and the tripped-out atmospherics and vocal filters echo Howling Giant or Mastodon. These traits were already distinct on the Red Sky EP released in 2017 and the Cleveland group takes them to even further extents with Gravity (Self-Released).
Due to a severe lung infection, Machine Head‘s Robb Flynn was forced to leave mid-show last night in Pittsburgh. Continue reading
Chimaira reunited last night in Cleveland for the first time since breaking up back in 2014, and delivered one powerful set. Continue reading