Converge / Neurosis @ Warsaw, Brooklyn

Your boy D Frye and I had an amazing fucking night last Friday. We got to see two of the best metal bands of all time, Converge and Neurosis, play together on the same bill. The...

Heavy Metal Is Confounding

So let's talk about metal. And maybe keep it really simple. As I personally think one of the biggest hindrances to people actually trying to get into metal is how knotty the music and the history...

Spirit Adrift – “Curse of Conception”

The Phoenix Arizona boundary erasers Spirit Adrift are coming back this October with their second album, Curse of Conception. Today we're getting our first taste with the albums' title track. Trying to describe Spirit Adrift in terms...

I’ve Heard It: Hell – Machitikos

August, that time of year synonymous with sun, sea, warm evenings, relaxed attitudes, cold beer, barbecues, holidays, happiness, and DOOM!!! Hell have kindly obliged us on the last point and are about to drop a new...

Coffin Hunters – Coffin Lord EP

Aside from troves of interest and understanding from the outside world, being a metal fan often means you're treated to metal-centric posts on social media. Typically, this means you facebook feed is treated to targeted ads...

Converge – “I Can Tell You About Pain” and “Eve”

After five years of silence, the classic Boston hardcore unit, Converge, have returned with two new tracks. No surprise, but the two new tracks showcase a veteran band that has not lost an ounce of vitality...

I’ve Heard It: False – Hunger

When I think of think of black metal, I think of the woods. I think of endless landscapes of trees reaching out beyond the horizon. I think of snow tipped pines in the twilight with the...

Wolves In the Throne Room – “Born From the Serpents Eye” Video

Blocland readers, today is a good day. Today the Olympia, Washington black metal perfecters, Wolves In the Throne Room, are back. With their first video ever, Wolves In the Throne Room give us the first taste...

Blocland’s Best Metal Albums of 2017: Around the Halfway Point

Blocland's Best Metal Albums of 2017 Around the Halfway Point A Necessary Post Now that we at Blocland have posted our list of our favorite music, it's time for a token metal list. The other half a Blocland got...

Chelsea Wolfe – “16 Psyche”

Goth songstress Chelsea Wolfe released her world devouring album, Abyss, two years ago and she is now set to follow it up with Hiss Spun. If there's any trend to pick up on with Chelsea Wolfe releases it's she...