Tag: Hooded Menace

Best Of 2021 – Dan Obstkrieg: A Map Of All Our Foolishness

Friends, if we’re being honest, I probably spend less than half of my overall music listening time with heavy metal. (This is what they might call a “reverse straw man,” whereby I provide you with

Best Of 2018 – Chris Sessions: Are You Slimy Enough For 2018?

ON THE YEAR Last year at this time I was angry. Constant anger starts to numb the spirit. You feel tired rather than restless. So you stop paying attention, focus back in on the minute

Best Of 2018 – Zach Duvall: Confessions Of A Cornfed Crackpot

Greetings, you husks. This year, instead of some State of the Scene Address, we’re going to talk about consensus in music fandom, and how it doesn’t really exist. Yes, seeing the same albums top every

Best Of 2018 – Andrew Edmunds: Clever Title?! I Barely KNOW Her Title!

2018 was a very strange year for me. I started the year with an intracranial hemorrhage (I’m fully recovered now, thanks) and ended the year with a marriage (she may never fully recover, thanks). Through

Hooded Menace – Ossuarium Silhouettes Unhallowed Review

You know that old axiom about not fixing what isn’t broken? Well, it’s a good one, of course, and usually true. But not always. Finnish doomsters Hooded Menace have never been broken, that much is

Oh Hi, 2018: Our Most Anticipated Albums, Part 1

Welcome to 2018. Welcome? Is anything really welcoming these days? Isn’t the slow crawl of time just another reminder of our mortality and the fragility of society? Didn’t you just come in here to read

Hooded Menace – Darkness Drips Forth Review

Nostalgia is big business. In the time it takes you to read this, probably a dozen bands have formed out of nothing other than the desperate urge to make something new. Their songs – and

Hooded Menace – Never Cross The Dead Review

originally written by Erik Thomas This is my first exposure to this Finnish trio featuring Lasse Pyykkö (notably of doomsters Phlegethon and Sarnath, as well as old school death metal/grindcore act Vacant Coffin). It looks like I’m going to have