Shredification: Orchid revs up hot riff time machine

I have been derelict in my duty. The Bay Bridged is a site dedicated to local Bay Area music, and this column, since its inception, has played host to a profusion of national acts, mere visitors upon our salty shores and vertiginous hills. Today l begin to redress that balance, and I couldn't be more pleased to start by showcasing local doom metallers in Orchid. The doom metal genre has undergone precious few changes since drop-tuning was pioneered by Tony Iommi's missing fingertips, and though unsuccessful stems and seeds have occasionally percolated to the bottom, the ripe buds of the [...]

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