Mixtape: New Directions in Bay Area Heavy Metal

This episode first ran on KQED.org. http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/Metal_Mixtape_2017.mp3 Download: Mixtape: New Directions in Bay Area Heavy Metal (Podcast #418) With the Bay Area's history as a breeding ground for significant heavy metal bands, it's probably not a surprise that emerging Bay Area bands are continuing to find new and compelling ways to cross-pollinate metal's many strains. Succumb and Funeral Chant, for example, are contorting black metal and death metal into unpredictable new sounds. The former band's first LP, arriving on reliable local label The Flenser, debuted to widespread critical acclaim; the latter group's murky, lo-fi demo tape, with its warped, unsettling [...]

Cardinal Wyrm brings ‘Black Hole Gods’ to The Knockout

Oakland trio Cardinal Wyrm has been generating a lot of buzz recently for the powerful doom found on Black Hole Gods. The group's debut album arrived digitally last month, with physical copies expected soon, and you can see them at an early evening show at The Knockout this Sunday. Black Hole Gods by Cardinal Wyrm Cardinal Wyrm, Wilt, Dead Asylum, Death Monk The Knockout September 14, 2014 4pm, $6

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