NOTE: The following article was originally posted in 2010, but is being reposted in light of the Halloween season.
It's October!? Fuck this year went by quick, but I'm stoked none the less because that must mean it's Autumn here in NYC. This of course means my metal hoodie and beanie attire is finally back in fashion, and its about time to dust off your favorite atmospheric doom records such as Type O Negative, Agalloch, Insomnium, and Paradise Lost. After all, doom metal is best served cold. What this also means is your either the 2% of people who are prepared for Halloween, or the 98% about to embark on the thrills of last minute shopping. Whatever describes you best, one thing is for certain and it's that Halloween is a time for metal heads to shine! (more…)