I was totally about to post Slughive’s self-titled self-released 1995 cassette EP as part of The Centipede Files, but found that one of the band members, Joel Anderson, later of The Vidablue/Ten Grand and then Tornavalanche, had beat me to it putting up a Facebook page for Slughive containing a link to a downloadable Soundcloud set of aforementioned cassette. These guys were local regulars of the mid-’90s Boat House scene in Cedar Falls that I mentioned in the earlier Behemoth post, and one of the most loved therein. They started out under the name Wormhole, and after catching one of their early shows I wrote in Clipper Gore something to the effect that they were awesome and sounded kinda like Season To Risk gone off the rails. Get set for some heady, aggressive noise rock and check it out.
The story begins with teenage me purchasing a homemade cassette tape that caughtmy eye in the record store I then frequented. Its title, ...… Continue reading