It’s been no secret that the atmosphere surrounding California techdeath band The Faceless has been nothing shy of chaotic the last couple years. And for a while, it looked as if frequent, complete lineup changes brought on by hard drug abuse was going to be the nail in the coffin for Michael Keene and his … More The Faceless: 7/14/2018
Unless you’ve been camping out under a rock this whole year, 2018 has already been an incredible year for new releases. And if I were to compile this whole list in December, noone would get through the whole thing. I wouldn’t even have the motivation to write about everything I currently want to. So the … More Vick’s EOTY Picks of 2018: Part I
Written by Mike Deitzman* After reading weird comments from fans chiming in trying to “know the scoop” or “fix” problems within bands, I had to speak my mind on it. Having been around the block/scene with local bands now for 21 years, I’ve seen everybody break up. Popular bands, unpopular bands, and everything in between. … More Bands Have a Shelf Life; Music is Infinite
Been a hot minute since I fired up the inquisition, lets fix that shall we? I want to talk to you about bands. Local bands. I come from a small country of 4.7m people, yet we have an output of metal bands that would rival the best of them. Lets delve the depths of the … More Nobody expects the Sisson Inquisition!
Okay, so let’s talk troll pages on Facebook for a second. Over the last year, this city has been teeming with them, particularly in regards to the local metal scene. I’ve seen some weird stuff come across “my desk” since starting this blog, but this most recent email to firstname.lastname@example.org, takes the proverbial cake. The … More The Buffalo Metal Oracle?
Mike Deitzman thinks the Buffalo metal scene should have a giant orgy and write songs together. … More Supergroup?
I’m sure you all think I am off my kilter about this one single show. And I’m sure I am. But my head is going to explode if I don’t get this out of my system. I was initially going to apologize for my past and future posts about the Inanimate Existence/ The Last of … More But Seriously…