Shredification: Spring Metal Preview

Spring is wending its way towards San Francisco, and the improved weather will be accompanied by an array of exciting metal albums and the tours that follow in their [...]

By |March 15, 2010|Comments Off on Shredification: Spring Metal Preview

Shredification: High on Fire promise sonic immolation with Snakes for the Divine

When you see Matt Pike play guitar -- snaggle-teeth glinting, baby-beer-belly inching over belt buckle, sweat dripping across numerous just-better-than-jailhouse tattoos -- you realize that he was put on [...]

By |January 10, 2010|4 Comments

Shredification: Best Metal Albums of 2009

Merry Rotting Christmas, ladies and gentleman, and welcome to the year-end installment of this column. Though other, more industrious writers have cast their vision back across the decade to [...]

By |December 13, 2009|18 Comments

My Metal Month of May

The shows cropped up fast as Memorial day approached, cascading on top of each other like the hairs of a vigorously headbanged coif. Instead of trying to keep pace, [...]

By |June 7, 2009|Comments Off on My Metal Month of May