If you’ve had even a passing interest in one of the most important heavy bands of the last 30 years, or just want to hear Neurosis playing very, very fast, go and check out Pain Of Mind.
A welcome recap of an important formative work of a highly influential act, we look at how ‘The Word As Law’ set Neurosis’ sonic ripples into motion decades afterward.
Two bands renowned for their unflinching ability to explore the sonic landscapes of intense and debilitating music have joined forces to create an album that is easily one of the year’s most innovative and sonically devastating releases.
Recently Jon Howell, guitarist for the San Francisco, CA-based band Kowloon Walled City, shared with us some of the gear he uses in order to help create the band’s unique sounds.
The destruction of the world is near and so it has been told on A Storm Of Light’s second studio album Forgive Us Our Trespasses. Lyrically and visually the disc depicts environmental and post-apocalyptic themes which include references to the Sixth Extinction. These Brooklyn-based musicians tackle a very unique topic (for music at least) which has been for told for centuries.