282: GWAR

Where does one even start with Gwar? How about the Metal Archives, normally quite particular about such things, simply lists Gearโ€™s genre as various. Fucking various. As genre-hopping as some bands are, there arenโ€™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

201: SCHAMMASCH

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

200: FANTร”MAS

And finally, to close 9 Days of Patton, we celebrate our 200th (!) post with the enigmatic horror that is FANTร”MAS - my personal favourite Mike Patton project. Itโ€™s hard to even know where to begin describing the music of Fantรดmas, the supergroup featuring Buzz Osborne from Melvins and Dave Lombardo alongside Trevor Dunn and … Continue reading 200: FANTร”MAS