Posts Tagged ‘metal’

Bullet For My Valentine

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Bullet For My Valentine’s Scream Aim Fire is either a disastrous attempt by a Welsh metal band to sound as Californian as possible or a brilliant example of a Welsh band posing as a California band posing as a Welsh band.


Within Chaos

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Point blank, there is not one single goddamn reason why Within Chaos can’t become the next great nü-metal band.



Urizen

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Occult novelist William Blake describes the term “urizen” as the ultimate embodiment of conventional reason and law; a citizen of the universe, if you will.


Sebastian Bach

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Surviving hair-metal musicians seem to fall into three different categories.



Within Chaos

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Formerly Necrogazm, Fort Worth’s Within Chaos has transcended not only that juvenile moniker but local metal itself.


Secret Devil Sign

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A million years ago, Black Sabbath, heavy metal’s original Saurians, electrocuted the blues to invent an ominous breed of devil-courting, mom-scaring music.



Urizen

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Urizen is a local metal quartet, though “metal” may be too limited a word to describe exactly the kind of racket Urizen makes. Their music also has touches of jazz, Threepenny Opera, and pianistic lounge, among other stuff....


Norma Jean

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It’s not All Hallow’s Eve just yet, but Norma Jean still might frighten the bejesus outta you. First, there’s the name, that of the dead movie starlet commonly known as Marilyn Monroe, who’s arguably more famous in deat...



Valient Thorr

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Remember nü metal, that genre of suck-ass Jock Jam bands like Korn and Godsmack? When they weren’t busy making huge, multi-zippered, idiot-pants fashionable, they were supposedly breathing life into the tired, leathery lungs...


The Ho Chi Men

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Just when you thought nu metal was dead (and it is), along come The Ho Chi Men, trying to resurrect it.