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Album Review: Dirt Woman – The Glass Cliff

Maryland’s DIRT WOMAN is the world’s first WINDHAND tribute band. The members probably won’t like hearing that, but there it is. One listen to The Glass Cliff, and chances are, you’ll agree. Now, that does not necessarily mean this is a “bad” album. It’s actually pretty good, if you like super-gooey sludge riffs mixed with haunting female vocals. It’s just really, really derivative. Lots of long, oozing jams here, with only 5 songs, but about an hour of run time. The minute you hear the guitar tone on ‘Lady Of The Dunes’, you know you’re in for one super-heavy ride […]

DIRT WOMAN: Maryland Psychedelic Doom Bringers To Release The Glass Cliff Via Grimoire Records; New Track Streaming At The Obelisk + Preorders Available

Stream / Share DIRT WOMAN’s ‘The Lady Of The Dunes’ at THIS LOCATION Maryland psychedelic doom bringers DIRT WOMAN will release their The Glass Cliff debut full-length this March via Grimoire Records. Recorded, mixed, and mastered in the fall of 2019 by Noel Mueller at the Tiny Castle in Baltimore, The Glass Cliff‘s five tracks bulge with gargantuan riffs, thundering rhythms, and lyrics speaking directly to the cries of today’s youth; a fittingly titled record that’s equal parts enraged and dejected by a world whose once great promise has been decimated by the pursuit of power and material wealth. In […]

THONIAN HORDE: Maryland Blackened Doom Act Debuts ‘Brickstorm’ Through Decibel Magazine; Downfall Album To See Release Late This Month Via Grimoire Records

Decibel Magazine is now streaming ‘Brickstorm’, the latest single by Maryland-based blackened doom rock outfit THONIAN HORDE and their impending Downfall album, nearing late May release through Grimoire Records. Downfall is the third album in as many years from the productive band, comprised of scene veterans who play with the likes of Admiral Browning, Pale Divine, Faith In Jane, Weed Is Weed, Bailjack, and other known acts throughout the region. The band’s Ron “Fez” McGinnis offers of the ‘Brickstorm’ single, “This song was written by Dan and Tyler while I was on call for work (interrupted practice). When I got […]