The Body & Full of Hell ‘Ascending a Mountain of Heavy Light’

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This should be the collective sound of America right now. Pure, unrelenting, howling rage. Trump is not playing politics to avoid his base. He is not pandering to his base. Motherfucker is his base. Fuck that guy and the white power horse he rode in on.

Ascending a Mountain of Heavy Light is out on November 17 via Thrill Jockey Records. Check it out here.

Flying Fortress ‘Bitchwind’

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Flying Fortress is singularly unique in how seamlessly they meld heavy metal and punk. Certain tracks (“Fast Mover” is a good example) feel like staring at one of those optical illusion drawings (e.g. “Is it a rabbit or a duck? I can only see one at a time! Is it morphing back and forth before my eyes? Could it be both at once? Is that even possible?!”).

Plus it’s just a hell of a lot of fun. Stoner metal overtones enter in on occasion as well… only to be layered with NWOBHM leads. And yet it all feels completely organic, catchy, and not confusing at all. Rockin’ good times.

Bitchwind is out now via Uncle D Records. Check it out at the Flying Fortress Bandcamp site.