Author: Andy Cook

GOOD TIGER – WE WILL ALL BE GONE

GOOD TIGER – WE WILL ALL BE GONE (Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records) On occasion, I catch myself thinking as I’m listening to a band’s album, “Man, this group would’ve been huge back in the day.” The day being referred to, of course, is the one pre-internet, when a mid-size city had 3 or 4 great record stores where everyone bought physical media, and the only way to get music for free was to patiently wait for that one song to play on the radio or MTV, and hit ‘record’ fast enough on your cassette deck or VCR to not...

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SATANIC WARMASTER – WE ARE THE WORMS THAT CRAWL ON THE BROKEN WINGS OF AN ANGEL

SATANIC WARMASTER – WE ARE THE WORMS THAT CRAWL ON THE BROKEN WINGS OF AN ANGEL (Werewolf/Hells Headbangers) There’s a certain amount of comfort in knowing exactly what an album will sound like by looking at its cover. I can still remember being a teenager and seeing the cover of Darkthrone’s A Blaze in the Northern Sky staring at me ominously from the CD rack in the metal section. At the time, I was too chicken to carry an album like that up to the counter and buy it, much less have it be discovered by my parents in my collection....

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BELL WITCH – MIRROR REAPER

BELL WITCH – MIRROR REAPER (Profound Lore Records) Honestly, doom metal is not the genre I immediately gravitate toward as a metal fan. My tastes tend to include the frenetic, fast, overpowering, and bombastic. So as I volunteered to take on the latest album from Seattle, Washington’s Bell Witch–an 83 minute, single-track opus called Mirror Reaper—it was not without the trepidation of one stepping foot in an unfamiliar and foreboding country. Yet I’d be lying if I didn’t acknowledge hearing of the ‘best of 2017’ buzz already being generated by it. Released October 20th last year, this is Bell Witch’s third album...

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