About SUNNbleach

SUNNbleach is the alter ego of Sunbleach that reviews and discusses extreme metal instead of vaporwave. It was originally an April Fool’s Day 2017 feature that included some album reviews and an album-of-the-day before returning to normal programming. SUNNbleach was brought back for three days around Halloween 2017 and included additional articles such as a feature on the Fallen Empire […]

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Naked City – Leng Tch’e

Recommendation: 🐺🐺☁ Naked City is an experimental jazz outfit that included an all-star cast of alto saxophonist John Zorn, guitarist Bill Frisell, base guitarist Fred Firth, keyboardist Wayne Horvitz, drummer Joey Baron, and occasional vocalist Yamatsuka Eye of The Boredoms. Active from 1988 through 1993, Naked City (along with its sister group Painkiller) was influenced by grindcore, sludge metal, noise […]

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[Feature] Fallen Empire

Fallen Empire Records is a Portland, Oregon label that specializes in black metal. Founded on 18 June 2011 and operated pretty much entirely by just one guy, Fallen Empire has made a name for itself among message boards and in the experimental underground as a label known for harsh and raw metal in a variety of styles and geographic locations. […]

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Horrendous – The Chills

Recommendation: 🐺🐺☁ Horrendous is an American death metal band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that’s part of the recent trend in new-school, old-school death metal. The Chills features a crunchy guitar tone with somewhat lo-fi and loud production, which moderately reproduces the Morrisound production that characterized a lot of big death metal releases in the early nineties. Released in 2012, The Chills […]

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AOTW | 30 October – 1 November: Anubi – Kai pilnaties akis užmerks mirtis

The featured album for this year’s SUNNbleach is a somewhat obscure black metal release from Lithuania called Kai pilnaties akis užmerks mirtis. This is the only full-length release from the band Anubi, whose frontman Lord Ominous died in a boating accident in Lake Michigan in March 2002. Coming out in 1997, Kai pilnaties akis užmerks mirtis merged the styles of […]

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Bride of SUNNbleach

This is SUNNbleach, the alter ego of Sunbleach in which we discuss extreme metal music, media, and culture. SUNNbleach originally ran the weekend of April Fool’s Day 2017, and it now takes over the site every year for Halloween. This year, SUNNbleach will run from 30 October through 1 November, after which it will return to regularly scheduled programming. This […]

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