through a speaker rumbly


December 29, 2015

Best Underground Metal Tapes of the Year , pt. II, featuring Ghûllzaraën of Necromantic Worship, hidden messages, Eli W. of Spectral Voice, unpronounceable band names, Hansel of Caligari Records, quotes from the underground and so much more! 

Through a Speaker Rumbly’s E.O.T.Y. MegaHaul!

December 8, 2015

Best Underground Metal Tapes of the Year, pt. I, featuring Jon Von Frost, Jake R. of Graceless Recordings, Jullian Rhea of Of Corpse & Cryptic Excision and much more!

Through a Speaker Rumbly: Spells to Ward Off Social Intercourse

October 21, 2015

Relax, reader. Breathe deeply. Inhale through your nose, exhale through your mouth. Smell the corpses. Now blow out the ritual candles.

Through A Speaker Rumbly interviews Graceless Recordings

September 10, 2015

An exclusive TASR interview with the two CEOs of Nashville’s Graceless Recordings on their six new tape releases, plus their thoughts on some other tapes currently vying for your hard-earned dinero.

Through a Speaker Rumbly presents . . . Desert Dances, Serpent Sermons and Highly Coveted Cassettes

August 8, 2015

Today we interrupt your busy air-guitar-wailing/eBay-foraging schedule to bring you news of a new Crepusculo Negro/Black Twilight Circle compilation featuring all new material from Volahn, Shataan, Arizmenda and Kalathon.

Through a Speaker Rumbly

July 28, 2015

Four demos from four new bands to satisfy your itch for something strange. 

Through a Speaker Rumbly: Metallica to Reissue 1982 Demo on Cassette

March 4, 2015

We interrupt your regularly scheduled headbanging to bring you an exciting revelation. This year, on Saturday, April 18–known to the western world as “Record Store Day”–American thrash metal legends Metallica will reissue their demo, No Life ‘Til Leather. What’s more, the demo will be reissued on its original format, a limited-edition cassette! Metallica’s own label,…

Through a Speaker Rumbly: Spectral Voice’s “Necrotic Doom”

February 25, 2015

“We are obsessed with death metal!” For this month’s Speaker Rumbly, I tracked down one-half of Colorado’s new and incredibly putrescent death/doom outfit, Spectral Voice, for some good ol’ Q&A. Spectral Voice’s demo, Necrotic Doom, is currently available, but is likely not long for this world. I’ve been in contact with the specter herein known…

Through a Speaker Rumbly: Caligari Records

January 21, 2015

“. . . tapes mean less risk, warm sound and affordability.” This installment of Through a Speaker Rumbly features a Q&A with Caligari Records owner, Hansel Merchor. Merchor has been running Caligari Records for about two years now and, in that short amount of time, besides having accumulated hundreds of my own hard-earned dollars, Merchor…