Articles Tagged ‘Sonic Boom’

Inquisition have been an American black metal stalwart since 1998 and Mike is just hearing them for the first time now? Terrible!

Sonic Boom: What Did I Miss?

Some albums Sonic Boom discovered while reading other people’s best-of-2010 lists.


Top 10 Albums of 2010: Year In Review

Listen: Something like 50,000 albums came out this year, and…

Ke$ha tops Mike's lists of the second-best albums of 2010 (which are, in fact, listed in no particular order)

Sonic Boom: The (Second) Best Albums of 2010, Part 1

The runners up for Mike’s Top 10 of 2010, featuring Beach House, Watain and…Ke$ha.


Watain Descends Upon NYC

As black metal evolves into newer and weirder terrains, Sweden’s fearsome Watain continue to toil in the same poisoned ground from which the music first grew.


Review: Agalloch’s Marrow of the Spirit

A genre-changing metal album, Agalloch’s Marrow of the Spirit is labyrinthine, thrilling and truly epic.

The cover art for Kvelertak's debut album, by John Dyer Baizley of Baroness!

In Praise Of Kvelertak, In Defense Of Enthusiasm

Kvelertak is an insane album of massive chant-along choruses, dirty blues licks, gargantuan riffs as sticky as resin, and wild instrumental unpredictability.