Dylan Carlson has been leading Earth down the same Dead Man-esque – as in Neil Young’s spooky Jim Jarmusch score – path for more than five years now. And while all of the band’s post-Hex albums have been essential listening, Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light I is downright stunning, full of tumbleweed tropes that make riding off into the sunset sound as hip and heavy as an old Morricone soundtrack. To top it all off, we still have the second half of this sprawling set to look forward to in 2012, as it was originally intended as a double LP.
By Wondering Sound Staff on 12.10.14 in Lists
From Blut Aus Nord to Inter Arma, Wondering Sound chooses the top metal albums of 2014.
By Ron Hart on 09.02.14 in Reviews
On their eighth studio full-length, Earth get back to the brass tacks of their metal methodology after spending the majority of their last four records draping the band's sound in cinematic melancholy. While the six s...
By Wondering Sound Staff on 04.10.12 in Lists
Since 2008, we've used our eMusic Selects program to spotlight our favorite unsigned bands, releasing their albums exclusively to eMusic members and giving you a first look at bands whose music and vision inspires us. We...
By Evan Minsker on 02.14.12 in Reviews
Dylan Carlson's Earth carried the torch for fuzzy, ominous drone metal throughout the '90s and '00s - the early-days compilation A Bureaucratic Desire for Extra Capsular Extraction is a fine example of what they were cap...