NEW MUSIC: Torche – Minions

  Torche return in 2015 with a new album Restarter and from the sound of this first taste ‘Minions’ they haven’t lost any of their unique blend of metal and melody with its grinding sludge that builds and holds tension for 3 minutes before opening up into a soaring psychedelic sprawl. Out February 24th on Relapse Records Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Torche – Minions

2012 | Twenty First Half Favourites

We’re already half away through 2012, crazy huh? It felt like it was a slow start to the year in terms of standout album releases but slowly things have picked up pace and some (in our ears) essential purchases have emerged. Here, in no particular order are twenty LPs that have captured our attention over the last six months.   LAMBCHOP | MR. M This … Continue reading 2012 | Twenty First Half Favourites

SONG OF THE WEEK: Torche | Snakes Are Charmed

Around here we love a ton of different genres from americana to dub, post punk to ambient drone but nothing gets the blood moving like a good hard dose of metal. Of course there are a million sub-genres within from black to death, hair to thrash and we love most of them. Torche are one band that have been slowly evolving their sound and incorporating … Continue reading SONG OF THE WEEK: Torche | Snakes Are Charmed

LISTEN: To the new track from Torche…

Torche (Miami/Atlanta) have slowly but surely evolved from their sludge metal origins to incorporate stronger rock and pop aesthetics and from the sound of the monstrous new single Kicking it feels like it’ll be reaching its apex on the new album Harmonicraft, due out April 24th via Volcom. It is also well worth the time to dig back into some of their older stuff like … Continue reading LISTEN: To the new track from Torche…