Wednesday, December 9, 2009

My writings on Crustcake as of 12/10/09

Each category is presented in chronological order. Many of these articles were edited, the news posts more heavily than others (to better reflect the "Crustcake Voice" and stuff). Many thanks to Van Darden, who made most of my stuff that much better.

Features/Interviews:
THE CRUSTCAKE PODCAST: THE CRUSTCAST
CRUSTCAKE INTERVIEWS: BOB MEADOWS OF A LIFE ONCE LOST AND STAGGERED WORKS
CRUSTCAKE INTERVIEWS: THE PATH LESS TRAVELED RECORDS
Five "Dope" Albums That Changed the World (Van arranged this feature, I just wrote the part about Dopes to Infinity)

Freshly Baked:
FRESHLY BAKED: IRON AGE
FRESHLY BAKED: THE DEVIL AND THE SEA

Reviews:
BODY HAMMER
CRUSTCAKE REVIEWS: AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED / THE ENDLESS BLOCKADE - SPLIT 7"
CRUSTCAKE REVIEWS: THE DEVIL AND THE SEA - MMVI
CRUSTCAKE REVIEWS: LITANY FOR THE WHALE - DOLORES [7/13/09; PERPETUAL MOTION MACHINE, MOLSOOK RECORDS]
COMPLETE FAILURE'S NEW ALBUM IS FREE ONLINE AND IF THAT DIDN'T CATCH YOUR ATTENTION HOPEFULLY THESE CAPITAL LETTERS DID
Crustcake Reviews: Isis - Wavering Radiant [4/21/09; Ipecac]
Crustcake Reviews: Brutal Truth - Evolution Through Revolution [4/14/09; Relapse]
Crustcake Reviews: Kylesa - Static Tensions [3/17/09; Prosthetic/20 Buck Spin]

Crusty Clips:
CRUSTY CLIP OF THE WEEK: QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE - 'A SONG FOR THE DEAD'
CRUSTY CLIP OF THE WEEK: MORBID ANGEL - 'WHERE THE SLIME LIVE'
CRUSTY CLIP OF THE WEEK: MELVINS - 'OVEN' & 'ANACONDA'
CRUSTY CLIP OF THE WEEK: BUZZOV-EN - 'SHOVE' & 'WOUND'
CRUSTY CLIP OF THE WEEK: REPULSION - 'MAGGOTS IN YOUR COFFIN'
CRUSTY CLIP OF THE WEEK: ELECTRIC WIZARD - 'DOPETHRONE'
CRUSTY CLIP OF THE WEEK: PANTERA - 'COWBOYS FROM HELL'
CRUSTY CLIP OF THE WEEK: AT THE GATES - 'BLINDED BY FEAR'
Crusty Clip of the Week: Kyuss - One Inch Man
Crusty Clip of the Week: Neurosis - Locust Star
Crusty Clip of the Week: Anthrax feat. Public Enemy - Bring the Noise

News:
MAMMOTH GRINDER TO RELEASE CD ON RELAPSE, GO ON TOUR NEXT YEAR
SLAYER/MEGADETH/TESTAMENT TOUR THE U.S.
PIG DESTROYER TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM
LAUDANUM HEAD WEST - WEST IS DECIMATED
THE BLACKENED WEEKEND: SHRINEBUILDER, SKELETONWITCH, KRALLICE
OXEP STREAMING ON LAMBGOAT
COFFINWORM OFFER DEMO ONLINE FOR FREE
GAZA PREMIER NEW SONG OFF NEW RECORD, HE IS NEVER COMING BACK
BORIS/TORCHE SPLIT STILL NOT OUT IN AMERICA, BUT IS IN JAPAN
METAL ART EXHIBITS: ARIK ROPER, JOHN BAIZLEY, PAUL ROMANO
HOWL ENTER STUDIO, PLAY SHOWS WITH EYEHATEGOD
BARONESS STREAMS BLUE RECORD, ANNOUNCE ALL-AGES SHOW WITH KYLESA IN SAVANNAH, HAVE ONE BEAR OF A TOUR
THE GATES OF SLUMBER'S HYMNS OF BLOOD AND THUNDER VINYL PRE-ORDER
CONVERGE HOLD LISTENING PARTY IN NYC FOR AXE TO FALL
LANDMINE MARATHON REVEAL DETAILS OF NEW ALBUM
GOD IS GOOD TO US, AND SO IS 20 BUCK SPIN, ANNNND SO IS DRAG CITY
BEARD DESTROYER TOUR RECAPS ON METALSUCKS AND THE DECIBLOG
FLOOR BOX SET AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER
REVOCATION STREAMS EXISTENCE IS FUTILE
BORIS TO RELEASE 7" SERIES, CRUSTCAKE TO INDULGE ITS VINYL FETISH
THE GATES OF SLUMBER RELEASE "BLOOD AND THUNDER"
NAAM RELEASES ARTWORK FOR UPCOMING ALBUM, ANNOUNCES UPCOMING SHOW WITH WHO WE THINK IS WEEDEATER
SHRINEBUILDER SHRINEBUILDER SHRINEBUILDER
THEM CROOKED VULTURES DESCEND WITH A TEASER VIDEO (AND WE FOUND A GOOD QUALITY LIVE CLIP) [EDIT: AND ANOTHER ONE]
GOES CUBE PREMIER "SAAB SONNET" VIDEO ON BROOKLYN VEGAN
THE GATES OF SLUMBER'S NEW TRACK PREMIERS ON DECIBLOG
CONVERGE'S NEW ALBUM, AXE TO FALL TO COME OUT OCTOBER 20
BLUE RECORD IS UNSUPRISINGLY SOLID; OUR PREVIEW, AS WELL AS A TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT!
DETAILS ON PELICAN'S NEW ALBUM WHAT WE ALL COME TO NEED. ALSO: THEY'RE PLAYING THE UPPER CORNERS OF AMERICA.
NEW AGORAPHOBIC NOSEBLEED/THE ENDLESS BLOCKADE SPLIT OUT ON RELAPSE!
BARONESS DETAIL ... A STILL UNTITLED ALBUM
SUNN O))) AND EARTH TO PLAY SHOW AT BROOKLYN MASONIC TEMPLE
Black Tusk release new 7" split
Coliseum: new 7", new Skateboard, new tour, new ALBUM!
YOB's new album: The Great Cessation
ASG and Black Tusk split 10" with John Baizley artwork coming soon
Baroness return to studio for next full-length!
Sale at Relapse for Maryland Deathfest Bands like PIG DESTROYER (who also has some vinyl reissues)
Big Business's new album, Mind the Drift now streaming for real this time!
Torche and Harvey Milk to tour east coast in July
ISIS' Wavering Radiant Now Streaming on MySpace
Neurosis' Scott Kelly talks at and about Beyond The Pale
Harvey Milk and Xasthur 2xLP pre-orders now up at Hydra Head
Blackened Sludge band Lord Mantis announce US tour

Videos:
SUFFOCATION RELEASE VIDEO FOR "CATACLYSMIC PURIFICATION"
ISIS, BARONESS BOTH RELEASE BEARD-SCRATCHINGLY GOOD VIDEOS
Torche video for "Across the Shields" is adorable!

Live Reviews:
LIVE REVIEW: EYEHATEGOD, KEGCHARGE, MAMMOTH GRINDER, CURSE THE HEAVENS
LIVE REVIEW: GOATWHORE, THE BERZERKER, WARBRINGER, VEX @ RED 7 ATX
LIVE REVIEW: MIDNIGHT, RAT KING, IRON AGE, MAMMOTH GRINDER
Live Review: Wolves in the Throne Room, A Storm of Light, Krallice
Live Review: Mastodon, Kylesa, Intronaut

Cake in the Oven:
CRUSTCAKE PICKS - NEW CAKE IN THE OVEN: COALESCE'S OXEP
CRUSTCAKE PICKS - NEW CAKE IN THE OVEN: REVOCATION'S EXISTENCE IS FUTILE

Show Picks:
CRUSTCAKE PICKS: AUSTIN SHOWS 11/6 - 11/16 (THE BEST 10 DAYS EVER?)
CRUSTCAKE PICKS - ATX SHOWS 10/13 - 10/19
CRUSTCAKE PICKS - ATX SHOWS 10/6 - 10/13
CRUSTCAKE PICKS: PHILLY SHOWS 8/12 - 8/19
CRUSTCAKE PICKS: PHILLY SHOWS 8/4 - 8/11
NEW BORIS/TORCHE SPLIT
CRUSTCAKE PICKS: PHILLY SHOWS 7/21 - 7/28

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