GUEST POST: Stephen O’Malley of Sunn O))) Shares His Eleven Most Loved Albums in 2019

Underground music legend Stephen O’Malley is perhaps best known for his work with Drone Metal gods Sunn O))), but has had a hand shaping heavy music in one form or another as an artist, producer, and label owner for three decades. Sunn O)))’s 2019 release Life Metal drew universal acclaim. Stephen has been kind enough to share eleven albums he loved in 2019 with our readers. Some of these albums are not from this year, or even recent decades, but are all albums he vibed with and worth checking out. Continue reading

SunnO))) – Life Metal

Secrecy surrounds the release of Sunn O)))‘s latest opus Life Metal (Southern Lord Records), aimed for a limited release on Record Store Day. Who can blame them? With albums by megastars falling victim to hacks and illegal leaks, it’s frustrating but somewhat understandable to be reviewing a product after it’s initial release. Whatever the strategy an epic journey is guaranteed and, with four tracks spanning seventy minutes, the album doesn’t disappoint in that regard. Continue reading

SUNN O))) Announces 2017 Performance At The Barbican As Part Of Convergence Festival

 

SUNN O))) photo credit by Pete Bestes

SUNN O))) photo credit by Pete Bestes

 

Doom masters SUNN O))) will make their Barbican début next March, as part of the Convergence Festival, next spring in London. Details to follow.  Continue reading