There are few lineups that conjure up the magic of underground metal like the twin pairing of Today Is The Day and The Obsessed. Both groups have had an outsized influence on the underground and it’s hard not to be enamored with what they have done for this scene. With their charismatic frontmen, Steve Austin and Wino respectively, this lineup came together as a sort of minor miracle, celebrating the magic of the new Today is the Day record at a release show that reminded those of us in attendance exactly why these guys are viewed as the true masters of noise metal. Riffs and heavy vibes abounded on the Brooklyn faithful, and after a heady warmup set from Prostitution and then punishing riffage from Somnuri, we were ready for the main events! Continue reading
Earthless released their Nuclear Blast debut, Black Heaven, this past spring. Ghost Cult’s Keefy caught up with drummer Mario Rubalcaba at Brooklyn New York’s Market Hotel venue to discuss the new album, their new creative process, touring the world, Roadburn festival and more. Live photos and videography by Omar Cordy of OJC Photography.