Keiji Haino & SUMAC – American Dollar Bill:
Keep Facing Sideways, You’re Too Hideous To Look At Face On Album Review
The legendary Japanese multi-instrumentalist Keiji Haino has always been a prime figure in the experimental, free-rock, improvisation realm. His collaborations with other prominent artists have always been enticing and forward thinking, be it with krautrock masters Faust, fellow Japanese heavy experimentalists Boris, drone overlord Stephen O’Malley or jazz aficionados like
Chaos Echoes formed from the ashes of technical death metal act Bloody Sign, and arrived in the scene with their debut EP Tone of Things To Come. Their work, self-released until their debut record, grabbed the attention of Nuclear War Now!, who released the band’s first album, Transient. In their first
When a musician whom you look up to praises a band with absolute conviction, your initial reaction would be to check that band and determine if the acclamation is indeed valid. This is how my journey began with Netherland’s Dodecahedron and that discovery brought all my dreaded nightmares to life.
Welp, what do we have here? Talk about WEIRD and fucked in the head shit, it doesn’t get weirder or more fucked than this. But let’s let the band do the talking and introduce themselves in their own words: This is our first four track demo, named ‘Thecodontia’ via the Norwegian
Australian death metal band Portal has been largely an enigma in all of its existence, using dissonance and chaotic arrangements to mar throngs of listeners who attempt to explore the band’s wildly revenant idea of what music fits the label ‘extreme.’ Many fans fail to get just what quality Portal
On Prehistoric Sounds more than any other Saints release, the distinct Iggy Pop influence comes to you in swells. Warm and moving through you fast. Vocalist Chris Bailey makes you feel like Iggy, Morrison, and Reed copulated in a dark room and you’re listening to the afterbirth. By this album,