All posts by Lone Watie

Lone Watie’s Best Of 2015

I recall spending more effort and time than usual avoiding the news in 2015. And I kind of expect that to continue through 2016. I also spent a lot more time not staring at the

Sadist – Hyaena Review

Italy’s Sadist starting doing angly and jangly death/thrash back in the early 90’s that fit in comfortably aside more heavily spotlighted bands like Death and Atheist and Cynic, and you can hear those bands in

Thy Catafalque – Sgùrr Review

My what now? What the falque is a catafalque? In case you’ve never written a dissertation on Western religious burial ritual, or if you’re fan of the band and have wondered but just never mustered

Riverside – Love, Fear and the Time Machine Review

Riverside has always been known as a progressive metal band. In truth, that’s always been a bit of a stretch, and to no one’s surprise, their sixth long player, Love, Fear and the Time Machine,

Black Space Riders – Refugeeum Review

Black Space Riders play what most folks call space rock and the band itself refers to as the New Wave of Heavy Psychedelic Space Rock. Setting aside any quibbles about the existence of various Waves

Between The Buried And Me – Coma Ecliptic

Maybe the most interesting thing about the new Between the Buried and Me album is that it’s a concept album about a guy in a coma. Interesting not simply because it’s a guy in a

Leprous – The Congregation Review

Leprous asserts that Life is a circus of freaks. Just who is a Freak is a matter of perspective (You, not Me), and the appeal of the Freak Show relies on the invisible barrier between

Corsair – One Eyed Horse Review

I want to hang with Corsair. Not with the band’s members, though that would also be cool, but no, I mean I want to hang out with the entity that is Corsair; its essence, I