Kylesa – From the Vaults, Vol. 1
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Kylesa – From the Vaults, Vol. 1

Sludge metal titans Kylesa have presented their own gift for the holidays with From the Vaults, Vol. 1, a tantalizing record. The rarities and B-sides take hold immediately, with the Savannah-based band’s tenacious and dirty love of dirty rock and dirtier metal pushing its way through. There’s also a new song, “End Truth,” that speaks … Continue reading »

Deftones – Koi No Yokan
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Deftones – Koi No Yokan

The seventh full length from Sacramento’s Deftones exemplifies the energetic blend of the atmospheric and the heavy over the course of 11 tracks. It features extensive riffing, haphazard tempo shifts and Chino Moreno’s emotionally full vocals — all mashed into a California-tinged sunset. Koi No Yokan, which means “Love’s Premonition,” is dreamlike. It is an enthralling … Continue reading »