Listen: Best-Kept Secrets Of The Sky
MetalSucks co-chief Vince Neilstein does a lot of nice stuff for us. He answers midnight calls from faraway cities when an interviewee flakes or a VIP suite is too small. He’s at the other end of the panic button when we’re beset by tech issues or half-baked confusion. He deciphers loaded messages in emails to us from slick industry types. I love the guy and forever carry a pic of him in my
ballz heart heartballz.
Annnd if you noticed his two frothy stories about that band Secrets Of The Sky (here, here), then you’re right there with me as fellow beneficiary of a Nobel-level Neilstein Solid: SotS is incredible, and so little-known that we can claim their art-doom-via-Type-O-Negative awesomeness as our private thing (then huddle around them while twisting our moustaches and cackling). Their record To Sail Black Waters, as VN states, is out on October 8 on Kolony — there were plans for a January release on our lifebro Josh Eldridge’s Gravedancer label? — tho a couple SotS song streams (here, here) have disappeared. But “Dawn” is here and shhhh there’s a free download and stream of “Decline” here muahahaha. Crank it up!