"All along, it’s punctuated by the thunderous blows of Lomabaro’s drumming, using a stripped down, 4 piece kit. It’s barely able to contain his energy, or the extra couple of arms he appears to be sporting." - Dara Higgins on Philm's Harmonic.
MacDara Conroy surveys the latest season's heavier offerings, and offers up his belated end-of-year favourites from 2013
MacDara Conroy surveys the landscape of heavy, noisy and interesting music over the past 12 months
Daughters wrap up their European tour with a gig in Dublin on November 2nd
"...if you were coming to Freak Puke expecting to hear the Melvin's softer side, you'd be quite far off the mark." - MacDara on the Melvins' 18th studio LP Freak Puke.
MacDara Conroy can't shake the notion that the Melvins have phoned it in with covers collection Everybody Loves Sausages