Coffinworm Archive

Coffinworm – IV.I.VIII

“If Heaven is merciful, it will someday efface from my consciousness, the sight that I saw and let me live my last years in peace. I cannot sleep at night now, and have to take opiates when it thunders.” – H.P. Lovecraft, The Lurking Fear If you’re a real, tried-and-true human being…one with a legit [&hellip

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Late August

Fairly new to the scene, Indianapolis sludge/grind duo, Late August, have stormed the gates with both barrels blazing. Having already shared the stage with the likes of Sourvein and Coffinworm among others, cousins Daniel and Scott Wilson have quickly began carving the Late August name into the extreme music history books. With their debut full-length [&hellip

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The Dream Is Dead – Punk Is A Mental Disorder

To become the source of legitimate legend is no easy feat, just as paying tribute simultaneously to one’s own accomplishments over time as well as to a fallen, beloved brother is no simple task for most mortals. Meanwhile, it’s not hard to find those in the underground who are all-too-eager to throw weight around that [&hellip

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Coffinworm

Indianapolis, Indiana’s beloved and blackened sludge demons of otherworldly doom annihilation, Coffinworm, are the hell-raisers your priest should’ve damn well warned you about. For those that somehow have yet to be initiated, the band’s full length, When All Became None, simply owns your filthy soul and there‘s nothing you can do about it. It’s been [&hellip

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Eyehategod / Goatwhore / Coffinworm / Daisycutter

Eyehategod, Goatwhore, Coffinworm, Daisycutter December 6, 2010 Birdy’s Bar & Grill Indianapolis, Indiana It was a quiet Monday evening, and a somewhat unlikely venue was about to be torn wide open by a four-headed beast of remorseless annihilation. This was obviously going to be the site of a massacre…the weak-willed need not enter! Two of [&hellip

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Coffinworm / Unearthly Trance / SUMA / Racebannon

Racebannon, SUMA, Unearthly Trance, Coffinworm October 10, 2010 The Melody Inn Indianapolis, Indiana What was a relatively calm and quiet Sunday quickly erupted into delightfully chaotic madness after the sun went down and a thick blanket of darkness fell over Indianapolis, Indiana. The historic Melody Inn was once again the host of a sizeable crowd, [&hellip

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Zoroaster – Matador

Formed in 2003 with the combined influential spirit of bands like the Melvins, Celtic Frost and the legendary Black Sabbath, psychedelic sludge-drenched trio Zoroaster have been clearing a path of their own with a unique brand of sonic annihilation. Much like fellow Atlanta, Georgia natives Mastodon, Zoroaster appear to be very determined to erase the [&hellip

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Planks / Tombs / Coffinworm

Planks, Tombs, Coffinworm August 20, 2010 The Dojo Indianapolis, Indiana As the crowd slowly gathered in the brain-melting heat of The Dojo’s new, more confined location, the ground-shaking German trio known as Planks swiftly erupted into their set like a wild boar clenching its teeth on a rampage, in anticipation of its next prey and/or [&hellip

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Deadmen

While Indianapolis, Indiana’s punk-smeared rage monsters Deadmen had a short run, the band still managed to create a demo and a brand-new 7” that both pack the same brass-knuckled punch that could be witnessed at their frenzied live performances. I caught up with guitarist Carl Byers recently and he revealed his thoughts on the band’s [&hellip

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Deadmen – Possession of the Void

Indianapolis, Indiana’s destructively raging, whiskey-hoarding five-piece known as Deadmen (featuring members of Demiricous, Coffinworm and The Dream Is Dead among others) began carving their place into Indy’s hardcore/punk/metal scene in the summer of 2008. Thankfully,  they continue to drive their message home with a sound drenched in an intoxicating cocktail of influences ranging from Tragedy [&hellip

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