Album Review: Chelsea Wolfe – Birth of Violence

By Amy Szmik, Contributor   [Sargent House; 2019]  Rating: 7/10  Key tracks: “Deranged for Rock & Roll”, “The Mother Road”, “Dirt Universe”  Isolating herself, singer-songwriter Chelsea Wolfe settled in Northern California to focus on her new album after an extensive touring regime. During the time she spent locked away, she created her 6th LP, Birth of…

Album Review: Chelsea Wolfe – Hiss Spun

By Devon Hannan, Editorial Director [Sargent House; 2017] Rating: 8/10 Key Tracks: “The Culling”, “Twin Fawn”, “Two Spirit” Chelsea Wolfe’s transformation shifted from an initially gothic neofolk sound to a madhouse of weighty ethereal hardcore. While this change was long awaited and, frankly, not that surprising, it is Wolfe’s execution that makes Hiss Spun so…