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Hyborian’s Release Party

The Company is killing it. Though young, the Kansas City record label is putting out some of the heaviest releases. From Gnarly Davidson‘s The Tape to Keef Mountain‘s self-titled debut, there seems to be no end to the punishing riffage coming from this label. And 2017 seems to promise more gold. Just a couple weeks after Curse […]

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Mothership, Hyborian, Custom Black, Orphans of Doom @ Riot Room

Tomorrow, Mothership will land at The Riot Room to unfurl its spacey metal. The band will be joined by local outfits: Hyborian, Custom Black, and Orphans of Doom for a night of smokey riffs and heavy percussion. If all enfolding doom is your jam, than The Riot Room on Monday will be the place to […]

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Gnarly Davidson Keef Mountain and Sons of Mourning at Mills Record Company

2017 is wasting no time letting the world know it’s going to be a year of extreme heaviness. About a week after the new year, Gnarly Davidson will celebrate the release of their 7″ on Replay Records by playing a show at Mills Record Company with Sons of Mourning and Keef Mountain. The event will start […]

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Bummer’s “Spank” set to tear your head in half

You can’t fake heavy. It’s more than just distorted guitars, harsh vocals and immense volume – it’s an indefinable quality that, to put it simply, you either have or you don’t. For Olathe’s Bummer on their new EP “Spank,” heavy is never in short supply. Opening track “Estocado” has all the heaviness of a Fu […]

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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 […]