State of the Vortex: Mid-year 2022
by Snyde on Tue, Jul 5, 2022
On and on it spins.
We are 6 months into 2022 and things are looking dire. Worse than being infuriating or perplexing in any sort of amusing way, music in 2022 has been excruciatingly pedestrian. “Risk-taking” is a seemingly unheard-of term and bands that got big off the 2010s' resurgence in heavy music are now old enough to be completely out of ideas. You know the situation is perilous when even Alestorm can’t stoop to a new low, opting instead to recycle music they’ve released on their immediately preceding record.Read more →