By now you’ve read the one list that really matters – the Thrash Hits Top 10 Albums of 2014 – but now we’re giving you the opportunity to delve a little deeper into the minds that created it. Here are the unedited, unspoiled and unsullied opinions that we crunched together to distill our Top 10. We asked our contributors to tell us what their personal Top 10 records of the last 12 months were, and to justify their top choice to us.
Inter Arma is a sludge/black metal band formed in 2006 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. After having released a few demos and a 7" split with Battlemaster, they released their debut album Sundown in May 2010 on Forcefield Records. The Destroyer EP followed in 2012, and their second full-length Sky Burial was released in May 2013 on Relapse Records. A second EP entitled The Cavern, consisting of a single forty-six minute track, was released on Relapse in 2014. Read more on Last.fm
Inter Arma on Thrash Hits
October 13th, 2014
For last week’s entry in If You Buy One Thing This Week, we raved about Bloom, the two-song 32+ minute-long EP from OHHMS. We think it must’ve set off something deep down inside whatever bit of our brain makes up our musical tastebuds, as we’ve been riding something of an obsession with super-long songs for the past week. It’s also why we’ve gone for Inter Arma’s latest release, The Cavern, for today’s entry in If You Buy One Thing This Week, clocking in as it does at over 45 minutes for just a single track.
April 29th, 2014
Roadburn Festival describe themselves as “Europe’s leading underground festival for psychedelic, avant-garde, doom or any other variation of leftfield sonic pleasures that push the boundaries of music.” It’s that offering that brought Rob McAuslan over the sea and back to the festival for his third consecutive visit – this year featuring line-up choices and a day of curation from one Mikael Åkerfeldt.
Six Things We Learned At Roadburn 2014: