Circle of Salt – Suffer the Cold (Review)

Circle of SaltCircle of Salt is a one man Canadian black metal band and this is his debut album.

Suffer the Cold contains two immense tracks of black metal splendour, totalling 39 minutes. Continue reading “Circle of Salt – Suffer the Cold (Review)”

WVRM – Can You Hear the Wind Howl (Review)

WVRMWVRM are a US grindcore band and this is their latest EP.

Although you should never judge the proverbial book by its proverbial cover, something about this band screamed to me that I was going to love them the moment I pressed play. I was not wrong. Continue reading “WVRM – Can You Hear the Wind Howl (Review)”

Interview with Starsoup

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After a wait of far too long, the talented Alexey Markov has finally returned with a new Starsoup album – Castles of Sand. I’m a huge fan of the band’s first release Bazaar of Wonders, and I have to say that this new one is just as good, if not better. I wanted to know a bit more about Starsoup in 2017, so let’s delve right in… Continue reading “Interview with Starsoup”

Wolves in the Throne Room/Aluk Todolo – Manchester Rebellion, 01/12/17 (Live Review)

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On a dark, cold night in Manchester, those in the know have gathered to witness the Cascadian majesty of the mighty Wolves in the Throne Room.

This is only the second time I’ve been to this venue. They seem to have opened it up further than last time I was here for the Hell on Earth Tour; there’s comfy sofas, a (fake) roaring fireplace, and they’re playing Earth over the sound system. It’s all very relaxing I must say. Continue reading “Wolves in the Throne Room/Aluk Todolo – Manchester Rebellion, 01/12/17 (Live Review)”

Karma to Burn/Sons of Alpha Centauri/Alpha Cat – The Definitive 7″ Trilogy! – Split – (Review)

Karma to Burn Sons of Alpha Centauri Alpha CatThis is a split between two instrumental stoner rock bands, Karma to Burn, from the US, and Sons of Alpha Centauri, from the UK. If this wasn’t enough, the two bands have also colluded on a project called Alpha Cat, which is also included on this release.

This collection brings together the bands’ existing splits into one place. Here, each band contribute three tracks, with the entire split coming in at around 43 minutes. Continue reading “Karma to Burn/Sons of Alpha Centauri/Alpha Cat – The Definitive 7″ Trilogy! – Split – (Review)”