Retrospective: His Hero Is Gone’s “Monuments to Thieves”

According to my best estimates, I manage to mention His Hero Is Gone once about every three weeks here on the Decibel site. That’s not going to change, because the Memphis-based crust band created music of such massive scale, such emotional heft, and such sonic force that no one has really come close since. File next to Assück as far as life-changing extreme music goes: the themes, the lyrics, the sincerity that His Hero Is Gone laid down in their short four years with us—a sound they absolutely mastered on 1997’s perfect Monuments to Thieves album—proved that extreme music could be more than we all thought it could be… read more >

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