Tag: cult of luna

My Favorite Metal Albums For Different Situations and Settings

I’ll own up to it…I have a problem with complete silence.  Whether I’m hanging out in my apartment, driving in my car, or working out at the gym, I always have to listen to music. The only time I DON’T feel compelled to listen to music is when I’m in the company of others.I don’t…


The State of Metal 2013: Judge Dredd’s Dreaded Top 10 of 2013

Listen, I’m Judge Dredd…so, that’s what you call me – or El Dredderino if you’re not into that whole brevity thing.  I have a very particular, humbug taste in Metal.  If a band is only trying to sound as br00tal or as kvlt as possible, then chances are I will not like said band.  I…


A Late Night Experiment With Cult of Luna’s new album “Vertikal”

So a couple weeks ago I was on the Amtrak heading into downtown Chicago (long story) and decided that it was the perfect moment to check out the new Cult of Luna joint, “Vertikal”. From the review that I had read in Decibel they had mentioned how this album was heavily influenced by the infamous…