Tempest. FUCKING TEMPEST. Holy fuck. How the fuck do you even describe a band like this one? It’s been five years since the Vancouver-based grinding post-hardcore war machine known as Tempest has released an album. Their last opus was the self-released skin-peeling, earth-shaking, dream-shattering aural cataclysm known as Passages. Today
Had the preceding nights of Southwest Terror Fest not been so momentous, one could easily have mistaken the third night for the main event. Housed in the spacious Rialto Theater, the sight of last year’s Neurosis and Sunn O))) sets, day three would be the site of Sleep’s house-stealing performance.
It is with great pleasure that we bring you today a full stream of the new pulverizing album by German hardcore punk war machine SVFFER. Titled Empathist, this album is not to be taken lightly. Underestimate its power, approach it with inadeguate preparation, and you will be fucking destroyed by
Whenever an emerging doom band comes out with 30-minute single song albums, I run for my pillow and pajamas and take note in my “most pretentious and pompous emerging bands in the world” list. Damn, only people like Corrupted, Moss, Sunn O))) and few others can pull that shit off decently,
Southwest Terror Fest continued with a double whammy of shows that consumed a sizable portion of Tucson’s downtown. The first show, headlined by vegan powerviolence legends Dropdead, continued at 191 Toole. The night’s second show took place a block away at the infamous Club Congress, which featured a headlining set
Arizona is home to many a great band, and when acts like Funerary, Gatecreeper, Take Over And Destroy, and Languish are being praised, posted about, and gaining popularity, it can be intimidating trying to open up a diverse home for music, and while some may find it difficult, the boys