Rival Consoles at the Empty Bottle and more goings-on 5/14-5/17.
When Mutoid Man formed in 2012 it seemed its goal was simply to shred; and shred it did. Originally conceived as the two-piece of Stephen Brodsky of prog-rock-space-metal act Cave In on guitar and vocals and Ben Koller of obtuse artcore legends Converge on drums, Mutoid Man took the most over-the-top elements of their other […]
Current musical obsessions of Meat Wave drummer Ryan Wizniak, Meg MacDuff of Bleach Party and Montrose Man, and the Reader’s Luca Cimarusti
I like to imagine guitarist-vocalist Stephen Brodsky of Cave In and drummer Ben Koller of Converge—each an integral part of the early 2000s hardcore scene—shooting the breeze one afternoon about Robert Fripp side projects and figuring, what the hell, why not get together and jam at some point? Thing is . . . when you’re […]
Mutoid Man plays proggy psych-metal on today’s 12 O’Clock Track.
Dam-Funk & Snoopzilla’s house-party jams, Last False Hope’s steel-toed bluegrass, and 14 more records reviewed.
“Gnarcissist” superheavy stoner-pop from some prolific East Coast metalheads.