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. ...

Tunnelvisions – “Tanami” is Scandinavian jungle house

Tunnelvisions is a Dutch duo. They make music. And ... that's pretty much all we know about them. But this track is a doozy ... a slow-burning, cryptic electro-jam that blends icy synths of European house with some...

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...

Veni Vidi Vicious Vs Is This It? (THIS IS HAPPENING)

Oh hi. Thanks for stopping by. This week has seen a massive firestorm on the various Blocland chat sites. One of the more virtuous writers for the site opined that The Hives album Veni Vidi Vicious...

Meat’s Picks – Wind Down Time

I'm so hungover, I'm skipping the National show tonight at Forest Hills.  It will probably be the best show ever and I will probably be teased endlessly for missing it. To help me through the bummer,...

Harakiri For The Sky – “You Are the Scars”

The Austrian black metal duo Harakiri For The Sky will be returning in February with their fourth full-length record, Arson. The duo of vocalist J.J. and multi instrumentalist M.S. play a strand of black metal that leans toward...

Tomb Mold – “Abysswalker”

Toronto's aptly named Tomb Mold will be returning with their sophomore album Manor of Infinite Forms in June. Today they have shared the album's lead single "Abysswalker". It's exactly what you'd expect from Tomb Mold, but that's not...

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...

The Entire Concept of Sub-Genres Is Jacked Up

Man, I thought metal was confounding. But as I look at lo-fi, noise pop, emo, slowcore, post-rock, math rock, chillwave, witch-house, vapourwave, and SO many more sub-genres of indie rock I just get absolutely bogged down...