Bloc Panther – “Hi, I’m Gimmicky As FUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK”

Hey guys! Here's a playlist I came up with that I thought you might enjoy!!! First person to guess the deeply hidden theme wins a special one on one reading of The Jungle Book...

Slowdive – “Falling Ashes”

Shoegaze greats Slowdive make their triumphant return today. And there's something about this band reuniting that simply works. This album feels absolutely 1993 and 2017 at the same time. ...

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...

“Handsome Wolf, Divine Operator” – All Hail Dan Boeckner

In honor of content week here at Blocland, and in honor of me not getting fined and sent to Canada, and in honor of the new Wolf Parade album coming out on October 6th, I figured...

Listen to Monarch’s Ominous Maximalist “Of Night, With Knives”

Ambient French funeral doomers, Monarch! are gearing up to release their new album Never Forever next month. For the record's second single, they have shared the hefty opening track. Clocking in at just over fifteen minutes, "Of Night,...

Anniversary: “Brand New Day” Turns 13!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJ9pZjbh5Uc]   “But,” you say, “13 years is such a random anniversary to celebrate.  And13 is bad luck!” Well, you know what else is bad luck? Contracting genital herpes.  I sat down with singer-songwriter, Amy Flynn, to discuss...

Gatecreeper – “Sweltering Madness” and “Mastery of Power”

2016 was a big year for Gatecreeper. Their album Sonoran Deprevation went on to become one of the most popular extreme metal albums of that year, which is a tough thing to do. Extreme metal never truly reaches...

P.C. Music Continues to Bring the Goods

While no one is looking, P.C. Music continues to steamroll through its pop contemporaries, long having transcended its tongue-in-cheek, ironic inception. Right now we are feverishly anticipating SOPHIE's new album, and the new single "Faceshopping" just ratchets...

Beef Stew: Geraldo Rivera vs. Kendrick Lamar

Do we have our first great beef of 2017? (Sorry Remy Ma, your attempted beef had all the thrills of cold taco meat.) Lifetime-friend-of-Blocland Kendrick Lamar has really taken it to aspiring folk-rocker Geraldo Rivera on his new...

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...