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  • Dr. Woman – Dead Hearts Club

    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 [...]
  • Haze of Summer – Znoi

    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

    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 [...]
  • Chaos – All Against All

    April 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

    Thrash metal is alive. After years of stagnation and irrelevance, the genre returned in a big way in 2016, with both its elder statesmen (Anthrax, Death Angel, Witchery) and [...]
  • Pallbearer-Heartless

    March 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

    With 2014’s Foundations of Burden, Pallbearer defined a certain style of doom metal which beforehand had been mastered by very few other groups. The balance of tense, [...]
  • Asylum – Psalms of Paralysis

    March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

    No one can accurately state the first time they heard this or what the circumstances were, but no question every human has heard a variation of the following: never judge a [...]
  • Blackfield-V

    March 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

    It’s been quite easy to write off the state of Blackfield’s future within the last few years, especially given both Aviv Geffen and Steven Wilson have had busy [...]
  • King Woman-Created in the Image of Suffering

    March 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

    A lot is said about how uprising doom metal groups seem to be using new-fangled ways of embracing spiritual enlightenment and heaviness at the same time, particularly [...]