Articles By: Black Box Bob

Watch Boss Hog's "Shh Shh Shh" Video.

Watch Boss Hog’s “Shh Shh Shh” Video

Boss Hog‘s Brood X LP is out now on In the Red Records and it’s the NYC band’s first effort in seventeen years. Cristina Martinez, with husband/band partner Jon Spencer and company, sound like they’re in prime form on the album and their return to the rock game couldn’t come at a better time. Discussing the record, Spencer says of […]

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Listen to Damaged Bug’s Track “Rubber Lips”

Listen to Damaged Bug’s Track “Rubber Lips”

Damaged Bug‘s track “Rubber Lips” is on an upcoming split 7″ with Black Pus due out April 7th via Famous Class Records. The release is part of the label’s Less Artists More Condos series that honors the passing of Famous Class partner Ariel Panero. All the past proceeds from the series’ digital sales have been donated to the Ariel Panero […]

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Watch John Frum's "Memory Palace" Video

Watch John Frum’s “Memory Palace” Video

John Frum‘s outstanding new “Memory Palace” video was created by Christopher Konopka. The Boston-based artist uses an analog video synthesizer to create complexly textured, multi-layered imagery and his optically searing visuals are the perfect accompaniment to John Frum’s volcanic death metal. Watching the video, you can see that Konopka has an intuitive understanding of the band, and likewise, the “Memory […]

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Watch White Hills' "Attack Mode" Video.

Watch White Hills’ “Attack Mode” Video

White Hills have a new video for “Attack Mode” off the band’s upcoming LP Stop Mute Defeat due out May 19th on Thrill Jockey. The group’s bassist, Ego Sensation, returns to do the visual honors here, and, like the track itself, the imagery is politically motivated. White Hills’ guitarist Dave W. stars as “Attack Mode””s psychedelic impresario, and he haunts […]

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Listen to Gaytheist "Avenged Seven-Minute Abs" Track. (Photo by: James Rexroad)

Listen to the Gaytheist Track “Avenged Seven-Minute Abs”

Today we listen to the new Gaytheist track “Avenged Seven-Minute Abs” off the trio’s upcoming LP Let’s Jam Again Soon due out June 16th via Good to Die Records. The album will be the Portland-based band’s fourth release via the Seattle label, and it promises to pack fourteen raucous tracks into a mere thirty minutes. That economy can be heard […]

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Listen to The Bug Vs Earth’s Track “Don’t Walk These Streets”

Listen to The Bug Vs Earth’s Track “Don’t Walk These Streets”

Listen to The Bug Vs Earth’s Track “Don’t Walk These Streets”: Let’s finish the week with a listen to The Bug Vs Earth‘s new track “Don’t Walk These Streets” off the duo’s upcoming LP Concrete Desert out March 24th via Ninja Tune. The cut premiered this week via Decibel Magazine, and as the Berlin-based musician Kevin Martin (The Bug) explained, […]

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Watch John Frum's Video "Presage of Emptiness".

Watch John Frum’s Video “Presage of Emptiness”

The death metal quartet John Frum released an excellent new video today for their debut track, “Presage of Emptiness“. The band features Matt Hollenberg (John Zorn, Cleric) on guitar, Eli Litwin (Bvrden/Intensus/Deveykus) on drums, Derek Rydquist (The Faceless) on vocals, and Liam Wilson (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Starkweather) on bass. The group will release their debut LP A Stirring in […]

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