Black Sabbath's monolithic 1970 debut inspired legions of lumbering, down-tuned disciples, but few individuals have refined the ominous sonic template with as much creativity and dogged tenacity as Maryland doom legend Scott "Wino" Weinrich. From his early days confounding D.C. hardcore audiences with the Obsessed's sludgy riffs and tar-thick tempos through his stint fronting like-minded West Coast brethren Saint Vitus, the guitarist and singer emerged as the torchbearer for an old-school sound. He worked to preserve a raw, gut-level style largely neglected back when hectic thrash and sleazy Hollywood glam dominated the... More >>>