50 Unheralded Albums from 2009

cave_inCave In: Planets of Old 12” (Hydra Head, 7/7/09)

“Retina Sees Rewind”

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The lengthy and quizzical journey of Cave In continued in 2009, as the former metal-core darlings released their heaviest effort since the late 1990s. A throttling thrash-punk assault, Planets of Old is an excellent combo of big riffs, beheamoth bass grooves, garage rock, searing screams, and Stephen Brodsky‘s crooning.

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