Where does one even start with Gwar? How about the Metal Archives, normally quite particular about such things, simply lists Gear’s genre as various. Fucking various. As genre-hopping as some bands are, there aren’t many that even the infallible Metal Archives find themselves unable to categorise. Throughout their 37-years-and-counting lifespan, Gwar have dabbled in various … Continue reading 282: GWAR
Formed in Switzerland at the very tail end of the 2000s, Schammasch started out somewhere between black and death metal. Over time, however, their sound has become more genre-defying and avant-garde, featuring influences from post metal, ambient, and even traditional music. The band themselves remain shrouded in mystery, appearing costumed and identifying only as initials. … Continue reading 201: SCHAMMASCH
And finally, to close 9 Days of Patton, we celebrate our 200th (!) post with the enigmatic horror that is FANTÔMAS - my personal favourite Mike Patton project. It’s hard to even know where to begin describing the music of Fantômas, the supergroup featuring Buzz Osborne from Melvins and Dave Lombardo alongside Trevor Dunn and … Continue reading 200: FANTÔMAS
ART DECO MEETS TECHNICAL DEATH MEETS EXPERIMENTAL JAZZ FUSION
Born from the heady days of the Second Wave of Black Metal, Sigh have managed to survive for more than three decades by constantly reinventing both themselves and the concept of extreme metal in general.
Sightless Pit is a strange, confronting, and at times difficult journey. It is a noise-filled, near-impenetrable experience but, if you break through, it will be an incredibly beautiful and rewarding musical experience.