Bloc Metal II

  In this installment of Bloc Metal, we take a look at Sleep's long awaited comeback and Wreckmeister Harmonies' latest full-length. ***   On The Sciences, Sleep are Still Smoking  Stoner metal is pretty easy to pin down. The basic premise...

Darkness On The Edge Of Margaritaville

Recently, it was announced that Jimmy Buffett will at long last realize his dream of a Broadway musical fashioned in his own image. The “Escape To Margaritaville” is iminent. What started as a benign celebration of...

Bloc Metal I

  Hey, hey! New column alert! 'Bloc Metal' will be Blocland's recurring column covering the happenings in extreme music and rounding up all of the releases we believe to be worth your time and admiration. We'll be...

I Like Drawings of Fish

Illustrations of fish bring me great joy. I also like artistic depictions of birds and flowers.  Is this content that needed to be published?No.  As the CEO of this site I can publish whatever I want to. This...

Fairytale Logic – Revisiting the Ending of “Pan’s Labyrinth”

Last night, Guillermo Del Toro’s latest film, The Shape of Water, took home Golden Globe awards for Best Director and Best Original Score. Amid an evening air crackling with a spirit of social justice, it seemed...

Have we gone TOO FAR?

Dear citizens... Have we gone TOO FAR? How long have we all been drinking the TOO FAR JUICE?! We've become worthless, pitiful SLOBS, glued to our DEVICES.. and INCAPABLE of RETALIATION! What have we done? Why are we letting them TAKE CONTROL?! We...

The Blocland Promise: We Will Not Sell Out Unless We Get Paid

Dear Readers, The internet has become an insufferable experience. This is nothing new but it seems even more so miserable nowadays. All of the best websites have sold their souls to advertisers so that their corporate big...

Cut To The Meaning: Dissecting the Jepsen Theory

Over four billion years ago, as the chaos that unfolded during the Big Bang began to subside, one of the many massive clouds of gas released by this universe-birthing event settled into a corner of the...

John Mayer Needs to Shred Hard and Frequently

Damn it, John. We know you can shred. Every so often you open up that door, just a peep, and let us see a sliver of the way you could fuckin shred til the cows came home...

Tweesville – Population: Wes Anderson

Morning Bloclanders! Let's talk about Wes Anderson for a minute. We all love his movies, right? From Bottle Rocket to The Grand Budapest Hotel and everything in between the guy has a unique and wonderful...