Tool: Fear Inoculum [Album Review]
Oct21

Tool: Fear Inoculum [Album Review]

Tool Fear Inoculum RCA Records [2019] Fire Note Says: 13 years later Tool reawakens to deliver one of the most anticipated albums ever. Album Review: Speaking on Tool’s fifth album, Fear Inoculum, lead vocalist Maynard James Keenan, says, “the album covers the idea of embracing where we are right now, acknowledging where we’ve come from and some of the things we’ve gone through.” Now, I believe that...

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Black Mountain: Destroyer [Album Review]
Jun12

Black Mountain: Destroyer [Album Review]

Black Mountain Destroyer Jagjaguwar [2019] Who: Stoney, space rock outfit from hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia. This album represents a new lineup having Rachel Fannan (Sleepy Sun) and Adam Bulgasem (Dommengang, Soft Kill). Sound: Black Mountain is a group of fuzzy, metal, rock warriors. Their albums never shy away from proggy passages or psychedelic situations. TFN Final Take: I’ve actually been a fan of Black Mountain ever...

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Yak: Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness [Album Review]
Apr16

Yak: Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness [Album Review]

Yak Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness Third Man Records/Virgin EMI [2019] Who: London trio delivers the follow up to 2016’s Alas Salvation. Sound: Yak conjures screwball blues, with stabs of grandeur, psychedelics, struggle, and politics. There’s a real reason they caught the attention of Jack White, Jason Pierce (Spiritualized), and Jay Watson (Tame Impala, GUM, Pond). TFN Final Take: Danial Taylor described Yak’s...

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Lonesome Shack: Desert Dreams [Album Review]
Apr09

Lonesome Shack: Desert Dreams [Album Review]

Lonesome Shack Desert Dreams Alive Naturalsound Records [2019] Who: Lonesome Shack is a trio based out of Bellingham, WA. They now come to us by way of London in the UK. Sound: Dirty, Delta, foot stompin’ blues. TFN Final Take: We’ve had our ear on Lonesome Shack ever since they released their Alive Naturalsound debut, More Primitive. In a world that needed the goovin’ chug of rudimentary blues, Lonesome Shack provided a breath of...

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The Black Heart Death Cult: The Black Heart Death Cult [Album Review]
Apr04

The Black Heart Death Cult: The Black Heart Death Cult [Album Review]

The The Black Heart Death Cult The Black Heart Death Cult Oak Island Records [2019] Who: Melbourne, Australia based quartet. Sound: Psychedelic songs from beyond the void. The Black Heart Death Cult blankets their listeners in churning fuzz and spacy drones. A few sitars are thrown in for good measure. TFN Final Take: The Black Heart Death Cult has been together since 2015. While they’ve released singles and b-sides, their...

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