It’s just a few short weeks away now – Damnation Festival 2013 is (once again) going to be the heavy music event of the Winter here in the UK. We’re going to be heading up to Leeds University in force come 02 November, but until then, we’ve put together a Sunday Spotify Slaylist to hype us up for what’s (once again) one of the best one-dayer metal fest line-ups the UK has ever seen.
There is more than one band with the name Rosetta.
1. Philadelphia quartet Rosetta push the boundaries between post-hardcore, sludge, post-metal, progressive rock, post-rock, ambient, and space rock, with influences as diverse as Neurosis, Isis, My Bloody Valentine, Frodus, and Stars of the Lid. The band somewhat humorously self-describes its music as "metal for astronauts", and its members are very interested in astronomy and space travel. Their first album (The Galilean Satellites Read more on Last.fm
Rosetta on Thrash Hits
September 9th, 2013
by Ruth Booth
Rosetta have always trodden a fine line between contrasts. The Anaesthete means one without sensitivity to beauty. Yet the song titles are lifted from the book Sword and Brush by David Lowry, a book about the parallel masteries of calligraphy and martial arts. Those vibrant experimental tendencies – ones that saw their debut The Galilean Satellites released as a tandem-play double-album – are tempered by both a distaste for noodling and for outstaying their welcome.