Years ago I used to write for a blog called Lonesome Noise and we’d take turns writing pieces we dubbed “The Silver Chronicles” where we’d wax poetic about albums turning 25 years old that year. I loved it. It was one of my favorite exercises because it not only forced me to re-examine an album … More 1998: 25 Heavy Albums from 25 Years Ago
For quite awhile now I’ve been publishing a list of my favorite albums released by Connecticut artists. I do this as a way to celebrate what I think is an absolutely stellar music scene here in my home state. In four of the previous five years I’ve been lucky enough to have this list show … More Top Connecticut Albums of 2022
Welcome to our fourth and final installment of our Top Metal Albums of 2022 list. Thanks to those who have been following along and if you missed any part of the list you can find them here: Part 1 (40-31), Part 2 (30-21), Part 3 (20-11). If you’d also like to hear tracks from the … More Top Metal Albums 2022: Part 4 (10 – 1)
Part three of our year-end metal list brings us into to the top 20. If you want to hear songs from these albums you can check out the first part of our two-part year-end Metal Dad Radio Show here: Cygnus Radio Also feel free to check out the first two parts of this series here: … More Top Metal Albums 2022: Part 3 (20-11)
Welcome to part two of our four-part series counting down our top metal album of 2022. You can find part one (and a brief explanation as to why I broke this up into four parts) here: Top Metal Albums Part 1 30. Dark Meditation – Polluted Temples One of my favorite debut full-length’s of … More Top Metal Albums 2022: Part 2 (30-21)
There are approximately 80 quadrillion year-end lists that flood the interwebs every year. I recognize that and fully recognize that this list probably matters way more to me more than it does anyone reading it (or appearing on it for that matter). However, my desire to share the music I love with my fellow connoisseurs … More Top Metal Albums 2022: Part 1 (40-31)
Our tenth episode was our “Sequel Special” as our very first guest, Lord Gates of Rapture Radio, returned to discuss our favorite horror movie sequels. Tune in to find out which sequels made both of our top five lists. Make sure you check out the most recent episodes of the Fiendish Five Podcast at the … More The Fiendish Five Podcast – Episode 10
In this episode we sat down with guitarist and founding member of seminal blackened death/thrash act Goatwhore, Sammy Pierre Duet. Sammy’s list is full of cult classics and give a listen as he also gives info on how one horror classic directly influenced a track from the new Goatwhore album. Make sure you check out … More The Fiendish Five Podcast – Episode 9
We sat down with Dave Brenner, one half of the dynamic public relations duo Earsplit PR and mastermind of ambient/noise project Gridfailure to discuss his all-time favorite horror movies. Find out which director had two films on his list and which soundtracks directly influenced his music.
In Episode Seven of The Fiendish Five Podcast we sat down with award-winning indie filmmaker Ansel Faraj to discuss his favorite horror movies. Ansel is a student of horror history and brought with him some underrated gems as well as some absolute classics.