Goatsnake – Black Age Blues

For those of you who aren’t already familiar with Goatsnake, perhaps a bit of background information is necessary. Yes, Goatsnake is kind of a cringeworthy moniker for a metal band. But you’ve got to take into consideration that the band started in 1996, a time when irony/self-parody had yet to emerge as the master trope… Continue reading Goatsnake – Black Age Blues

Bl’ast – Blood!

The late 1980s was an odd time for Santa Cruz, California based Bl’ast! The band was playing an evolved variant of hardcore while the bulk of the other bands that had started out as hardcore were moving on to either speed metal or college rock. To further complicate matters, Bl’ast!’s second album, It’s In My… Continue reading Bl’ast – Blood!