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Paul Chain’s Illogical Slow Evolution Radical Research interrogates, with few exceptions, the work of artists who operate in the darkest, most cryptic corners of the rock and metal multiverse. The music of Italy's Paul Chain, however, puts to test the inquiry even of the most rigorous...

From a kernel to a cosmos. Over the course of a decade and beyond, Germany's Grobschnitt twisted and bent and stretched a piece of sound that would be known as "Solar Music." An alchemical collision of Prog, Krautrock, psychedelia, and uncanny theater, "Solar Music" represents...

Few things in life get the hosts of Radical Research as excited as the squishy, otherworldly sounds of the analog synthesizer. For our 16th episode, a special detour from our typical musings, we sort through the decades in search of some of the deepest, wildest,...

Had Leif Endling disbanded Candlemass after 1989’s Tales of Creation, he would have given enough to place his band in the halls of metal infamy. But the bassist pressed on, enduring lineup shifts, label hassles, and changing times, to eventually arrive in the late ‘90s...

Free Falls Into the Vortex: Wagner: King Crimson - Thrak (2015 CD issue) Arcturus - La Masquerade Infernale Arcturus - Disguised Masters Saint Vitus - Mournful Cries Ulver - “Nowhere (Sweet Sixteen)” Radiohead - “Little by Little” Sugarcubes - “Water” Missing Persons - Missing Persons EP Judas Priest - “Alone” Nuclear Death - For Our Dead Nuclear...