Category Archives: Reviews

ZVI: Deer Pink – Everything Is Noise

“Drone is a genre that gets a lot of worried looks. ‘Isn’t that just listening to the same note over and over again for hours?‘, I can already hear someone say. Well, gladly I have the perfect artist right here … Continue reading

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Review: ZVI Deer Pink – Heavy Blog Is Heavy

“At its core, Deer Pink sounds like Loren Connors playing his signature style of bluesy, free improv guitar in a post-apocalypse world soundtracked by Trent Reznor‘s more atmospheric work. The dynamic, expansive palette this implies should be unsurprising, given Ron … Continue reading

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Review: WALKING BOMBS & GRIDFAILURE, Suicide by Citizenship (Nefarious Industries, 2019) – No Echo

“Four out of eight songs in and the main note I want to present is that while there may not be clear cut connections between every song, this record seems to have a natural cohesion in how it is sequenced … Continue reading

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Stream WALKING BOMBS & GRIDFAILURE’s collab LP ft. mems of Kylesa, Tad, All Out War, more – BrooklynVegan

“New York dark/heavy music solo projects WALKING BOMBS (aka Morgan Y. Evans) and GRIDFAILURE (aka David Brenner) have teamed up to release a collaborative album, Suicide By Citizenship, and it features tons of impressive guests, including Laura Pleasants (Kylesa), Tad … Continue reading

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Full Length Review: PAK Bestial (Nefarious Industries) by Dave Wolff – Autoeroticasphyxium Zine

“…jazz, progressive rock, ambient, avant garde metal, math metal, experimental and improvisational. Whatever you consider it, PAK’s new full length Bestial is undeniably new, uncommon, and unique. The creation of [Ron Anderson] and like-minded partners (Steve Blanco of Imperial Triumphant, … Continue reading

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Experience the powerful visual of ZVI’s “Dear Pink” – CVLT Nation

“Ron Varod (Kayo Dot, Psalm Zero, Sabbath Assembly, etc) has created one of the most moving records of 2019, which is why we feel so honored to be sharing with you this amazing video… This record is sonic proof that … Continue reading

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WALKING BOMBS and GRIDFAILURE Create Unlikely Alliance, Issue “Supply and Demand of the American Soul” (premiere) – PopMatters

“WALKING BOMBS and GRIDFAILURE, two of the most abrasive, unholy entities to emerge from New York’s Hudson Valley, have teamed up for a new musical experiment, Suicide By Citizenship […] This is the arrival of a new weird, something that … Continue reading

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Zvi (Kayo Dot) releasing ‘Deer Pink’ (stream “Kettle Dreams”) – BrooklynVegan

“Anna Calvi meets Peter Gabriel meets Glassjaw? That’s a pretty apt description for this mind-bending, slow-burning song. It starts out with just some psychedelic electric guitar, but it turns into something much grander.” – BrooklynVegan

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Hopeless Holocene: Premiering an Extinction-Level Event with a New Video from Gridfailure, “Post-Attack Habitat” – Heathen Harvest

“Brenner is increasingly working in the realm of high tension, and this new video is another step in that increasingly blossoming direction. Something about “Post-Attack Habitat” has a nineties-throwback feel to it, probably nestled somewhere between the fish-eye lens and … Continue reading

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GRIDFAILURE: “Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery I” Exclusive Album Stream – Ghost Cult Magazine

“GRIDFAILURE makes brutal, ugly psalms for people gravitating to the seedy underbelly of the heavy-weird musical landscape. Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery I marks the first of five new albums, a series of concept records serving as a lit match to the … Continue reading

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