Band Profile: Serial Hawk

Posted by on Jul Fri, 2013 in Band Profile, Stoner Metal | 0 comments

Band Profile: Serial Hawk

Marshall stacks were made for bands like this. Painfully loud, obnoxiously catchy, and somewhat tribal in their melodiousness, this is one exceptional Stoner Metal band. Although they sound similar to Sleep, Serial Hawk surpasses them in darkness and brutality. They have abandoned the twangy psychedelic riffs of old school Stoner Doom in favor of more sinister guitar hooks. Similarly, the subtle darkness that characterized the Stoner Metal of yesteryear has evolved to vivid lyrics that … read...

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Alcohol and Razorblades and Poison in Needles

Posted by on Jun Fri, 2012 in Blues, Death Metal, Glam Rock/Hair Metal, Hard Rock, Lifestyle, Punk, Shock Rock, Stoner Metal, Straight Edge | 0 comments

Alcohol and Razorblades and Poison in Needles

As usual, I got so drunk that I forgot I even have a blog. Don’t blame me, blame Mr. Jack Daniels. Anyway, being a pitiful combination of a boozehound, a lazyass, and a Metalhead, today’s post will be about the intertwining of mind-alteration and heavy music. Let’s see if I can maintain my motor skills enough to finish this in one go… Part I: The Forerunners The Beatles aren’t Metal, even though certain tracks such … read...

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Space Trip: A Review of Albuquerque’s Launchpad

Posted by on Nov Wed, 2011 in Black Metal, Death Metal, Deathcore, Doom Metal, Electronica, Grind, Hard Rock, Hardcore, Heavy/Traditional Metal, Lifestyle, Melodic Death Metal, Power Metal, Progressive Rock, Punk, Stoner Metal, Upcoming Shows, Venue Review | 0 comments

Space Trip: A Review of Albuquerque’s Launchpad

A haven for heavy metal, punk, hip-hop, indie rock, and all who love such music. Photo via launchpadrocks.com There are no re-entries at Launchpad. Just like a real rocket mission, once you’re in, that’s it. There is no escaping the celestial spectacle, unless you feel like being thrust into an endless vacuum of instant boredom or death, respectively. The interior is ornamented with dazzling graffiti and stickers juxtaposed on the grimy walls. The floors are … read...

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