Hall of Fame Countdown: Deadguy’s “Fixation on a Coworker”

Metalcore was exciting in 1995, and Deadguy’s lone full-length, Fixation on a Coworker, was peak metalcore excitement. The album is 30 minutes of sheer, jagged, labyrinthine mayhem; if Keith Huckins’ guitar work doesn’t get your blood boiling, Tim Singer’s absolutely raging vocals will. And I mean raging: Singer channels an uncomfortable amount of anger in…

Track Premiere: Titan to Tachyons – ‘Morphing Machineminds’

A band featuring current and former members of Orbweaver, Gigan, Secret Chiefs 3, Imperial Triumphant, Cleric and John Zorn promises to be weird and Titan to Tachyons does not disappoint. Led by guitarist Sally Gates (ex-Orbweaver, ex-Gigan), the trio blast through six minutes of off-kilter heaviness that is equal parts melodic and dissonant. Take opening track…