I have forever been fascinated by the one man sonic wrecking ball known as Author & Punisher. Tristan Shone is the multitalented creative force behind this simultaneously crushing, ethereal, violent and melancholic entity. Shone creates post-apocalyptic swathes of sprawling Industrial Metal with a custom made setup that appears as if it came from a fever … Read more


I have been enamored by the sumptuous, scintillating and scorching Sludge Metal that 16 ply for some time. With each subsequent album I hear by these barons of bludgeon I am further ensnared within their gargantuan grip. Released last year, the monumental “Dreamsquasher” is an album that is equal parts mammoth heft and melodious smolder, … Read more