There are fewer climaxes in the metal world more deeply satisfying that when a band goes all blasty-blasty before slowing things down and turning the lights low on a final track. So pleasurable is this technique to my ear senses that I compiled an entire list of bands that provide just this sort of fulfillment in the early days of the blog. Brutal Truth did it. Weekend Nachos did it. Now newcomers Vanitas want us to do it with them in the Cemetery. So draw back the curtains and put on some Marvin Gaye, because Vanitas are about to make you feel things.
Welcome to This Toilet Tuesday! New month, new music, and new Zelda makes for a happy Spear, one who is sure not to see the sun for many weeks to come. As to the music end of things, there wasn’t much that caught my eye this week, but that’s not to say there’s nothing to check out. W. and I have picked out a couple as usual, so be sure to give those a listen. Hit that list below and let us know what else needs to be heard! Continue Reading
Answer this trivia question and win a guest list spot to the date of your choice on Pilgrim‘s East Coast tour with Heavy Temple!
We’re joined on this episode by Riley Gale, vocalist of one of the greatest metal bands to ever hail from the great state of Texas: Power Trip. Join us as we talk about chronic back injuries, avant garde literature and comic books, the recording of Nightmare Logic, touring with Lamb of God, Southern rap, religion, and turning down a tour with Phil Anselmo. This is a top-5 episode of Toilet Radio so don’t miss out.
Mardi Gras is tomorrow, so I hope you have your beer, beads, and creepy baby Jesus cakes on standby.
Back online and brimming with riffs!