Blake Harrison

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Goatwhore and City of Caterpillar

September 23, 2022

In which our resident birdbrain previews an artist who have working non-stop for the past two decades and other delivering their first new LP in 20 years.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on KEN mode and Autopsy

September 9, 2022

Our favorite birdbrain returns to distract you from the horrors of earth with the horrors of extreme music.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Heilung, Russian Circles and Total Maniac

August 12, 2022

Our fine feathered fiend returns to peck on new titles from Heilung and Russian Circles and to introduce you to his favorite new Baltimore street metal crew.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Amon Amarth and Psycroptic

July 29, 2022

Our resident birdbrain returns to ruffle feathers with a pair of new releases from two vastly different death dealers.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Kreator and Candlemass

May 27, 2022

Our favorite birdbrain returns with break down a classic record from Swedish legends and an essential new album from some German heroes.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Misery Index, Terror and WOORMS

April 29, 2022

Our favorite birdbrain throws conflict-of-interest caution to the wind and takes on the latest LPs from Misery Index, Terror and WOORMS.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Meshuggah, the Hellacopters and Satan

April 1, 2022

Our favorite birdbrain returns to distract you from the horrors of earth with the horrors of djent and old-school heavy metal and rock ‘n’ roll.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Crowbar, Vein.fm and Vio-lence

February 25, 2022

Our favorite birdbrain returns to distract you from the horrors of earth with the horrors of extreme metal.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Voivod, Hammerfall and Insineratehymn

February 11, 2022

The new release schedule is starting to peck up, so our boy Waldo takes on some well-established acts and one Glen Benton-inspired newcomer.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Cloakroom, The Last Ten Seconds of Life and Saxon

January 28, 2022

Our cooped up correspondent pecks on some shoegazey metal, metalcore mavericks, and an a still-ruling NWOBHM originator this week.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Kreator, Phenocryst and Mad Butcher

December 17, 2021

The peckins are slim this time of year, but our boy Waldo takes on some cool reissues and some underground death metal.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Genocide Pact, Teeth and Fortress

November 22, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent pecks on some semi-local death metal faves, some less than local death/grind dealers and and what’s — at very least — his second favorite Fortress.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Khemmis, Pathology and Swallow the Sun

November 5, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent pecks on some Decibel faves, moshy death dudes, and sullen Finnish doom metallers this week.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Massacre, Sexmag and Ghost Bath

October 22, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent pecks on some legendary death metallers, speed metal deviants, and an outfit neither black metal, nor from China this week.

Lawnmower Deth – Ooh Crikey… It’s Lawnmower Deth

October 5, 2021

No we haven’t run out of classic Earache bands to induct into the Decibel Hall of Fame!

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Hooded Menace, Aborted and Trna

August 20, 2021

Our fine feathered fiend digs deep until the underground this week and returns with a mixed bag of worms.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Portrait, Beyond Grace and Doctor Smoke

August 9, 2021

Our birdbrain couldn’t land the new Iron Maiden album so it’s some slim peckins this week!

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Mordred, Powerwolf and Craven Idol

July 9, 2021

Our fine feathered fiend preens hard for some black/death ‘n’ roll but gets his feathers ruffled over a pair of other new releases.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Fear Factory, Withered and Helloween

June 18, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent finds his feathers surprisingly pecks on the latest from from power metal legends, post-nu-metal survivors and blackened, uh… whatevs!

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Go Ahead and Die, Red Fang and Septus

May 28, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent finds his feathers surprisingly unruffled by a Max Cavalera side project, a big rock band and yet another Phyrron-related deathstorm.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Artillery, Cvlt of the Svn and Charlie Benante

May 7, 2021

Things must be getting back to “normal” because our fine, feathered fiend hates everything again this week.

For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Gojira, Evile and Insane

April 16, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent finds his feathers surprisingly unruffled by the both a mainstream metal band and a Napalm Records release.

For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Cannibal Corpse, Bewitcher and Cattera

April 2, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent pecks on some legendary death metallers, speed metal upstarts, and a special cat-fronted outfit this week.

For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on The Crown and Pupil Silcer

March 5, 2021

Our cooped up correspondent pecks on death/thrash heroes and gives props to — am I reading this correctly — metalcore?