Woe, the favorite black metal band of Blossom‘s Joey Lawrence (I made that up), might not look super corpse painty, but they indeed will harsh your mellow yellow and send you spiralling down into a dark hole of awesome, yet despondent, bottomless black metal anguish. They might look like baristas or your ex girlfriend’s cool older brother who you got to do your homework once before you stole his Pabst and he told his sister he was gonna kick your ass, but they are not just hipsters turned metal weekend warriors. Actually, one of the long haired dudes looks like he would be down to put out a cigarette on your arm. But don’t hold anyone else’s potential intellectual vibes and handsome looks against them.
In all seriousness, Woe is grim AF. Hope Attrition is due soon on Vendetta and today Decibel Magazine offers up “The Ones We Lost,” for those who want to feel even fucking shittier alone on Valentine’s Day. I have watched the heart ripping out and catching on fire of Temple Of Doom a few times today and am obviously also kind of buzzed, so …count me in!
Woe are no joke. When you hear the stream pay careful attention at the 6:48 mark for some sheer brilliance.
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