THEN COMES SILENCE ~ Rise To The Bait

Stockholm, Sweden’s THEN COMES SILENCE have unleashed their first soul-scorching single from upcoming album Hunger, available July 1st on Nexilis and Metropolis Records. The band made up of Alex Svenson (vocals, bass, synthesizer), Jonas Fransson (drums, backing vocals), Mattias Ruejas Jonson (guitar, backing vocals), and Hugo Zombie (guitar) self-describe (aptly) as having a fascination with death, doom, spiritualism, and corruption gathered together with a predisposition… Continue reading THEN COMES SILENCE ~ Rise To The Bait

Fontaines D.C. ~ Televised Mind

This is whatchacallit when medium and message meet. The repetition is hypnotic with just enough variation to trip/break something cracker-backwards in my mind. The song and video have an almost heroin-esque motif with deep blue-black auras that resonate in regions scarred from white-hot tongues, licking wounds not to cauterize, but to embellish…. Continue reading Fontaines D.C. ~ Televised Mind

Killing Joke ~ I Am The Virus

Despite the song’s eerily prescient release nearly five years prior to COVID, Jaz Coleman, frontman for Killing Joke, is an unlikely omniscient and rather perhaps simply wise. The lyrics, more likely to be interpreted as an allegory to our world’s overlords and their ever-present control over our lives – Jaz is an oft believer in several popular conspiracy theories, an occultist, an apparent cigar aficionado … Continue reading Killing Joke ~ I Am The Virus