Deafheaven – “Brought To The Water”

Deafheaven’s first New Bermuda single is here. At eight-plus minutes, album opener “Brought To The Water” is as sprawling a song-suite as anything on Sunbather, but the triumphant static of “Dream House” and “Sunbather” has given way to a cleaner, more mannered sound. That said, this is still Deafheaven, so it’s still ferocious and cinematic. […]

Rock / Heavy Metal

Bosse-De-Nage Has Raised the Art of Metal Lyrics to A Whole New Level (And Their New Album Rips, Too)

Courtesy of Bosse-De-Nage / photo by SF Sludge Bosse-De-Nage is one of the current USBM scene's most interesting new talents. The band is notoriously press-shy, largely eschewing interviews and clinging to anonymity while crafting progressive, textured black metal with heavy post-rock, shoegaze, and even hardcore influences. Sure, hidden identities are a dime a dozen in […]