When Elder emerged in Massachusetts in the mid-2000s, they worshiped at the altar of stoner-doom heavyweights such as Sleep and Eyehategod. But in the years since, they’ve emerged from behind the weed to establish a voice of their own. By their fifth LP, 2020’s Omens, most of the band had relocated to Berlin, and as […]
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This week’s gig poster was designed by local artist Dan Grzeca of Ground Up Press.
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New Orleans’ finest are set to release their first LP in 14 years.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, November 30
“Blank” is gross and heavy sludge metal from Eyehategod, who will be playing two shows this weekend.
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“Bullets and Graves” adds a noisy, experimental touch to the classic Wax Trax! sound.
Thrash metal may go hand-in-hand with shit beer, but the stout that Municipal Waste brewed with Three Floyds is world class.
New Jersey metal from a free new mixtape
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