Black Magic and Witchcraft, even Satanism has always been a part of Metal. Stoner/Doom is no different. Hell, Dopelord is releasing Songs for Satan next month! The thing is, its hard to tell the difference between the entertainment and rebellious side of Satanic imagery and references, and the bands that are real. As in: they’re […]Read More Black Magic and Witchcraft in Stoner/Doom: Blake Carrera from Aiwass
There’s an old concept in science called “the observer effect,” where just observing something changes it. In counseling, there’s the “observer-effect bias.” I think people in treatment can intuitively feel when that’s happening.Read More 30 Years of Heavy Recovery: Chapter 5- Thirty
This is the kind of “fame” that Mean Green is dealing with, right now. They went from being totally obscure in their niche in Boone, to hundreds of people being aware of them, buying their album and wanting to see them. I think it’s a scary spot to be in. It’s hard to make sense of it, hard to know what to do with it.Read More Mean Green: How Mean is the Green?
Reviewing this song almost feels like you are reviewing the Bible to a group of super Catholics who have won 1st place in the Bible knowledge competition.Read More Black Sabbath, Black Sabbath from Black Sabbath
If one were to pay attention to Gatekeepers like Finn McKenty, and other gatekeepers I’m not gonna mention, Stoner/Doom is repetitive, depressing and not worth paying attention to in any meaningful way. I’ve written that metal should stop criticizing/ disparaging other genres, that we should all take a collective chill pill (or edible) and support […]Read More Is Stoner/Doom a Boring, Dead Genre?