Album Review: Land of Blood and Sunshine — ‘House of Bellow’

Listening to Land Of Blood and Sunshine is being taken on a journey through a fantasy world of damaged misfits moving through surrealist landscapes. From their first album, 2009’s Magick Carcass Ride, through their last, 2015’s Lady and the Trance, they’ve continued to spin fables in song form. […]

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Album Review: Land of Blood and Sunshine – Lady and the Trance


Land of Blood and Sunshine Lady and the Trance Lady and the Trance, the upcoming release from Marshalltown’s Land of Blood and Sunshine, is the kind of record that you don’t ever want to end. Coming close on the heels of LOBAS’ last release (last January’s Aeons), this new record, which drops Jan. 15, […]

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Modern Life is War: Iowa metal Saturday at Gabe’s

Modern Life is War

Metalheads take note: Gabe’s is hosting five talented bands for $15 this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The show will be headlined by Marshalltown, Iowa favorites Modern Life Is War (MLIW) and Land Of Blood And Sunshine, and opened by home-grown artists Brooks Strause and Los Voltage. The S&M Music Company, formerly known as Deep Cuts, […]

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