[Music] Psychic Dose – Maleficium Volume 1: Death of the Sorcerer


I’m not the biggest metal-head in the world, but this release by Psychic Dose is cueing off of the best of the metal I did manage to enjoy in my youth.

Though one could classify them as a doom metal band, they also show off influences from bands like Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath and Budgie, at least to my ears.  If there is a Part 2, I’m keen on hearing it once it comes out.

[Music] 20 Years of Southern Lord’s Dark and Heavy Art

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The label’s roster has always featured a wide breadth of sonic explorers, from ambient artists through very heavy metal and post-metal acts to jazz fusion.

via 20 Years of Southern Lord’s Dark and Heavy Art — Bandcamp Daily

It’s amazing to think that this label has been around for 20 years, and I missed a good fifteen of those due to ignorance. May they have another happy 20.

[Music] On “Concrete Desert,” The Bug and Earth’s Dylan Carlson Destroy L.A.

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Bandcamp Daily features The Bug vs. Earth, a powerful pairing of Kevin Martin’s Industrial/dub project, which has been around in one form or another since the late 1980s, and Dylan Carlson’s seminal drone rock project, Earth.

Dark, moody, cinematic post-rock.  Perfect music for meditating over the crumbling Los Angeles skyline.

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