Month: January 2012

Option Paralysis: It’s Me Or The Drugs!!!

Despite the title, this is not intended to be a post focusing on gossip. A little while ago I pointed out that Greg Puciato of The Dillinger Escape Plan (DEP) publicly stated that he had the trip (*wink, wink*) of a lifetime. Read Greg’s original statement here. Metal Insider recently posted an interview with Ben…


Cate the Great’s Top Ten of 2011

Ok, I know, I suck. What is it, almost February already? Sheesh. My apologies for my poor time management skills, but my blogging has recently been competing with my preparations for an upcoming show (shameless art plug here: caterichards.net). Finally, it is time. Being dead last in the group, many of my top albums from…


WULF’S TOP 10 METAL ALBUMS OF 2011!!!

Well, well, here we are again!! 2011 was a hell of a year, went to Korea, living in Australia now, and, most importantly, enjoyed some killer metal releases during my travels! I really don’t have too much to say about 2011 that wasn’t already covered by Judge Dredd, he pretty much nailed it with this…


Greg Puciato: Calculating Infinity…On Drugs

We’ve all been there. You eat a little bit. You tell your friend a few minutes later, “Man, I don’t feel anything.” Your vastly more experienced friend says, “Just chill out, man. Drink some OJ or something.” Instead, you grab the bag and ingest another handful or two…and BOOM! Half an hour later, you’re wading…


Kvlt Beyond Kvlt

While meandering around on YouTube watching Wolves in the Throne Room interviews, I came upon what I believe to be representative of the unattainable “kvlt beyond kvlt”. Seeing and hearing is believing: Apparently, they’re called Goats int Throne Room (sic) and they are an actual band as evidenced by this concert footage: So trve. So…


The State of Metal 2011: Judge Dredd’s Dreaded Top 10

I read a quote somewhere on Metal Review that this wasn’t exactly a good year for great metal music, but rather a great year for good metal music, and I couldn’t agree more. However, this was THE year for United States Black Metal (USBM). Don’t believe me? How about the fact that we got releases…