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Wednesday, April 24 2013

Sunny Day Metal from Torche, “Snakes Are Charmed”

When I talk about metal music I don't typically make reference to terms like "optimism", "hope" or "sunny afternoons". But just as other genres have their emotional orientations, metal too can offer a spectrum of perspectives -- even if not as often.


Monday, October 8 2012

Mixtarum Metallum #2: 10 of Hydra Head’s Best Albums

The demise of Hydra Head is a tragedy for all concerned. Mixturam Metallum wishes to express its sincere gratitude to Hydra Head for providing us with endless deafening and imaginative audio experiences over the years. The following is a list of 10 Hydra Head releases that have meant a lot to us personally.


Thursday, October 14 2010

Torche: Songs for Singles

Miami trio compiles a stopgap of savvy scorchers. They are as tectonically heavy as they are brief, which probably bars them from the radio, but makes them better pop. Go figure.


Tuesday, December 16 2008

The Best Metal Albums of 2008

It was a stellar year for metal, and an eclectic year, too: Norweigian prog-metal, goth-infused death metal, Swedish thrash, black metal, and stoner rock all make the list.


Tuesday, December 9 2008

The Best Metal Albums of 2008

It was a stellar year for metal, and an eclectic year, too: Norwegian prog-metal, goth-infused death metal, Swedish thrash, black metal, and stoner rock all make the list.


Tuesday, July 29 2008

Boris + Torche + Clouds

Boris’ show ended just as it had begun, with the beating of a gong.


Wednesday, June 11 2008

Torche: Meanderthal

Summery pop melodies, crushing stoner rock... what could be better?


Tuesday, July 12 2005

Torche: Torche

On their fiery debut album, Miami's Torche explore the sunnier side of stoner rock.


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