• King Parrot-Ugly Produce

    King Parrot garnered attention from metal fans worldwide even before releasing a debut full-length was an idea. Frequent gigs in as many countries as they could travel with [...]
  • Poseidon-Prologue

    It’s easy to understand why the current state of the UK doom metal scene is thriving and in rude health. More and more bands it seems are embarking on voyages into [...]
  • Der Weg Einer Freiheit-Finisterre

    Back in 2015, Germany’s Der Weg Einer Freiheit proved to the black metal world that they were a force to be reckoned with thanks to the outstanding musicianship on [...]
  • Incantation-Profane Nexus

    Like their peers in Immolation, Obituary, Deicide and Gorguts amongst others, Incantation have carved a style out of death metal that now, almost three decades after forming, [...]
  • Young Lions – Mr. Spaceman

      Concept albums are a dime a dozen in today’s musical climate. Whether attempted by pseudo-ambitious newcomers looking to spice up their resume or aging veterans [...]
  • Dr. Woman – Dead Hearts Club

    June 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

    I like Dead Hearts Club. There’s something uniquely earnest about its unabashed love affair with Depeche Mode, something that strikes me as charming and genuine. It’s a [...]
  • The Birthday Massacre-Under Your Spell

    June 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

    Arguably the world’s finest purveyors of modern gothic electronic rock, Canada’s The Birthday Massacre have led a fairly successful career over the last decade in [...]
  • Haze of Summer – Znoi

    May 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

    Referring to a black metal record as “pretty” strikes me as a bit odd, but Haze of Summer’s Znoi fits no other description so completely. Haunting melodies [...]
  • Skyclad-Forward into the Past

    May 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

    The Skyclad line-up featuring Martin Walkyier is now an official thing of the past. It’s been more than fifteen years now, and finally it seems that long-time fans of [...]
  • Les Discrets-Prédateurs

    May 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

    Everyone who knows Alcest will have at some point known about the brief albeit beautiful 2009 split with French post-rock/shoegaze act Les Discrets. Eloquent and frequently [...]