Now that extreme metal with an arty edge hardly seems trailblazing anymore, the concept of super-short albums stocked with blink-and-you'll-miss-it bursts of noise is losing its postmodern thrill. Though several acts have worked this angle with fresh results, including Daughters and the Locust, both of which appear with Cattle Decapitation on Saturday, one can get only so far tickling people's irony bone. And bands seem to be catching on. Daughters, which once put out a "full-length" that clocked in at 11 minutes, has finally begun to expand its songs, while the Locust has been steadily moving into ambient territory, letting ideas... More >>>