What foul, twisted mass of ugly heaviness do we have before us here then? I do so enjoy hybrid releases like this, where multiple styles and subgenres are smashed together into an almost unrecognisable whole. On Our Hollow Continue reading
Sons of Alpha Centauri return! I’ve enjoyed their work in the past, having been introduced to them on their split with Karma to Burn, and then subsequently impressed by their 2018 album Continuum. Continue reading
2015’s Maïeutiste was a record that impressed. Full of wide-ranging content and engaging blackened exploration, it was an album of fire and mystery. Veritas continues the theme developed in the band’s earlier work, only to refine it further. Continue reading
September had a lot of great metal releases, so it’s time to take a look at ten of my favourites ones below. Continue reading
This is the fifth album from Coffins, a death metal band from Japan.
I haven’t caught up with Coffins since 2015’s Craving to Eternal Slumber, but of course this highly prolific band have been busy since then on a number of releases. Beyond the Circular Demise is their latest full length, delivering 43 minutes of doom-infused death metal. Continue reading
Monolord are a doom metal band from Sweden and this is their fourth album.
Mixing doom, stoner, rock, and sludge into 47 minutes of satisfying Black Sabbath/Electric Wizard-esque worship, No Comfort is an enjoyable example of how to deliver a well-worn style with enough personality to be worthwhile. Continue reading