Black Mecha – I.M. Mentalizing

Black Mecha is the drone project of Fortress Crookedjaw who serves as one half of the blackened noise outfit, WOLD. The sophomore album, I.M. Mentalizing, takes a relatively laid back approach compared to WOLD's output and Black...

Artificial Brain – “Synthesized Instinct”

The New York progressive death metal-ers, Artificial Brain, are set to release their new album, Infrared Horizon, this April. The album follows along the story line of a dystopian future where robots and cyborgs have outlived human beings...

Album review: Power Trip’s Nightmare Logic

Punky Texas thrashers Power Trip have returned with their brand of knuckle dusting hardcore savagery, and the timing couldn't be better. Unlike recent, polished (and also excellent) efforts by relative newcomers Vektor and scene veterans Kreator...

Mike Scheidt (Yob) Needs Your Help

A couple of us bloclanders were pumped up for Yob this Friday but that's not important right now. Mike Scheidt, Yob mainman, all-around great guy, and shamanic bringer of cosmic doom, had emergency surgery for diverticulitis...

Unearthly Trance Is Back

Who?  Unearthly Trance man!  Brooklyn's bludgeoning battering ram of curb stomping urban doom has returned.  'Famine', below, is not starving for corrosive riffery (plus some sweet soloing). Clobber some Nazi's and prepare to die. Stalking The Ghost...