Hail Of The Week

HAIL OF THE WEEK – BORGO PASS

I have seen Borgo Pass exactly one time in my life, before they disappeared forever. Since Borgo Pass is a band based in Long Island, I must have caught one of their random “branch-out” shows. A similar thing happened to me with Doomsday Mourning — they played a couple of shows in NYC, discovered that Long Island folks love them,

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – STOBE

One of my favorite ways to discover new bands to write about is to look at lineups for shows I want to but can’t attend, make a list of the supporting bands, and then Facebook-stalk the list. That is, in fact, how I discovered Stobe, an awesome Finnish thrash/groove hybrid that supported Pit Messiah and Circus Necropolis at a show

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – BLACK DAWN

Hey kids, do you miss coming home from 8th grade and putting K-Rock on? Well, if you’re like me and you want to recapture the magic of falling for a band you never heard of, somewhere between metal and grunge on the Mohs scale of music hardness, listen to Black Dawn. Okay, maybe I’m cheating a little because they’ve been

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – BANGLADEAFY

Original, weird, outlandish, violent, and groovy are just a few adjectives people have used to describe the oddity that is Bangladeafy, a two-piece New York experimental (I guess?) band.

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – 4ARM

Today we take a look at a band called 4ARM who, in my opinion personify what being successful is all about. Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, they are currently on tour with Slayer and Gojira.

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – ORBITAL FRAME

I feel like I’m cheating for writing about a band that split off from another band, but that’s the way the local scene goes sometimes and Orbital Frame definitely deserves a shout.

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – BORGO PASS

I have seen Borgo Pass exactly one time in my life, before they disappeared forever. Since Borgo Pass is a band based in Long Island,

HAIL OF THE WEEK – STOBE

One of my favorite ways to discover new bands to write about is to look at lineups for shows I want to but can’t attend,

HAIL OF THE WEEK – BLACK DAWN

Hey kids, do you miss coming home from 8th grade and putting K-Rock on? Well, if you’re like me and you want to recapture the

HAIL OF THE WEEK – THORN CONSTELLATION

Thorn Constellation, one of the many bands I missed during my post-vacation financial slump, is a genre-hopping deathy groovy horror metal band from Amityville, NY.

HAIL OF THE WEEK – PIT MESSIAH

Photo credit: Edvard Enqvist. This one’s going to be short and sweet, but I make up for it by linking an entire album! That should

HAIL OF THE WEEK – BANGLADEAFY

Original, weird, outlandish, violent, and groovy are just a few adjectives people have used to describe the oddity that is Bangladeafy, a two-piece New York

HAIL OF THE WEEK – 4ARM

Today we take a look at a band called 4ARM who, in my opinion personify what being successful is all about. Hailing from Melbourne, Australia,

HAIL OF THE WEEK – ORBITAL FRAME

I feel like I’m cheating for writing about a band that split off from another band, but that’s the way the local scene goes sometimes