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The Heartless Pallbearer

Pallbearer is no stranger to heavy riffs and soaring vocals. Their third full length,¬†Heartless, is more refined and meatier than their previous albums. Whereas most doom metal tends to be overwhelmingly minor, Pallbearer’s latest somehow manages to shift the standard melancholy tones of the genre into something uplifting and resilient. Heartless¬†begins with the track “I […]

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New Releases 3/24 @ Mills Record Company

Angels & Airwaves — I-Empire (2xLP w/ gatefold jacket on colored vinyl) Angels & Airwaves — We Don’t Need To Whisper (2xLP w/ gatefold jacket on clear vinyl) Animals as Leaders — Animals as Leaders (silver series limited to 500, remastered on 2xLP silver wax) Aphex Twin — Richard D. James (previously back-ordered) Ben Folds […]

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Shock Me: Baroness Live in Lawrence 08/25/16

It must be fate – severe thunderstorms and torrential downpours hit Lawrence, absolutely soaking the line formed outside the Granada waiting for the Baroness show. Inclement weather on a weekday is enough to turn away most prospective attendees from a show, but Baroness (and Pallbearer) resonate deeply with so many people that despite the elements, […]

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Live Tonight: Week of August 22nd – August 28th

Monday, August 22nd The Sadies with Heidi Lynne Gluck at Riot Room 8 PM $12 Tuesday, August 23rd DJ Kill Watt at The Bottleneck 9 PM $Cheap Wednesday, August 24th Baroness with Pallbearer at The Granada 8:30 PM $25 One of America’s premiere heavy music bands. Underwent a near-fatal bus crash that only brought them […]

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Earth: Primitive and Deadly Review

Earth‘s stony drone came on the scene in the late 80s and early 90s–pioneering the beginnings of drone-metal. Since the band’s formation, they’ve put out a steady stream of albums, all of which incorporate looping, minimal structures and distorted sustained chords. Their latest, Primitive And Deadly, is no different. The record creates heavier than air […]

Devoid Of Redemption: Pallbearer live in Kansas City 12/16/14

It’s a challenging thing to mix the sound for a heavy metal show. If something is too loud, it overpowers the rest of the instruments and becomes the unnecessary focal point of the show – if something is too low, it takes away from the most important element of the sound: the heaviness. Even tougher […]

Live Tonight: Week Of December 15th – December 21st: Almost There

We’re in the homestretch of 2014. Don’t falter now! Keep it up! Monday, December 15th Tiny Deaths with Sheppa at Riot Room 9 PM $5 Tuesday, December 16th Pallbearer with Solstafir, Mortals at Riot Room 8 PM $12 If you’re a fan of heavy metal, chances are you’ve seen Pallbearer mentioned heavily in almost every […]

An Offering Of Grief – Deafheaven Live in Lawrence, KS 06/24/14

Deafheaven is the most talked about band in extreme metal right now. Ever since the release of Sunbather last year, the group has been at the forefront of the metal scene for most mainstream publications – they topped lists at Rolling Stone, Spin Magazine and more – while simultaneously garnering praise from the metal side […]