Phil Anselmo: A Rock And Roll Fables Conversation (Part 1)

“Dear William, Get your ass to my joint because we got three days.”

So said legendary vocalist Phil Anselmo via phone recently recounting the genesis and recording of his musical collaboration with equally legendary horror icon Bill Moseley. The Anselmo/Moseley friendship was a gradual one that stemmed from a chance meeting: [Read more…]

SYK Marries Meshuggah With Made Out Of Babies On I-Optikon

I get a lot of press releases and album advances and unfortunately, I can’t review everything that comes across my desk. Do I feel bad when I get multiple requests on an album that I simply don’t have time to review? Of course I do! I’m (sorta) human after all. Do I feel even worse when I get a request or two then have a 30 minute phoner with the former lead singer of Pantera who praises one artist I’ve gotten multiple requests for and THEN decide “Huh, maybe I should give this band another listen?” Yes. Yes I do. [Read more…]

Bill & Phil’s Songs Of Darkness And Despair Brings Good Tunes As Horror And Metal Icons Unite

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A match made in heaven or hell? Or both? Horror icon Bill Moseley (House Of 1000 Corpses, Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2) and Phil Anselmo (Scour, Superjoint) have teamed up for an album that needs to be heard to be believed (and appreciated). [Read more…]