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This One Goes to Eleven’s 2019 Metal Dundies

Another year in metal has come and gone, and as Krampus clunks from rooftop to rooftop, it’s time once more to look back on the good, bad, and truly, utterly ridiculous from music’s most truly, utterly ridiculous sub-culture. So saddle up and join us for This One Goes to Eleven’s second-annual metal Dundies, a network sitcom-inspired take on yearbook superlatives applied to a bunch of albums about copulating with Satan’s prodigious member. Almost every album featured below is one I endorse based on musical content and/or relevancy, so kick back, relax, and, please, for the love of everything unholy, try not to get your feelings hurt. THE DUNDIES: Tales From the Crypt – Ossuarium – Living Tomb In Space…

This One Goes to Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

After a typically slow January, the ol’ metal skillet is starting to heat up with a fistful of new and notable releases. Lock on and dig in, because this is where the year truly begins. WHAT TO HEAR: First up this week are Boston-based blackgaze virtuosos Astronoid are and their glimmering, self-titled sophomore full-length (Blood Music). Brimming with the same helium-headed anthems that made their debut Air such a triumphant trip, Astronoid cements the band as a both incredible songwriters and a crossover force …