Boris are a legenday group from Japan. Over the years they have produced so much music in so many different styles it’s actually quite difficult to keep up with them. Suffice to say, whatever they do, they usually do it very well indeed.
The last time we caught up with Boris it was only a year or so ago, with their
split/collaboration with Merzbow. This was experimental noise at its very best, a style I’m not a huge fan of, but done so well that I couldn’t help but take to it. Continue reading
Poseidon are a UK doom band and this is their debut album.
This is 45 minutes of progressive doom/sludge brought to us by ex-members of the phenomenal Light Bearer.
Doom, Doom Metal, drone, Electric Wizard, Light Bearer, metal, Neurosis, Pink Floyd, Poseidon, Progressive Doom, Progressive Rock, Progressive Sludge, Sludge, Yob
Sektarism are a French doom band. This is their second album.
When an album is just three tracks and yet spans over an hour of material, you know you’re in for some properly slow doom dirges.
Bong, Dark Ambient, Doom, drone, Funeral Doom, Gridfailure, Khanate, metal, Sektarism, Sunn 0))), Venowl
Feral are a drone/noise/post-rock band from the UK and Debutante is a one-man electro-rock/drone artist from Switzerland.
I’ve not encountered Feral before, so was unsure of what to expect from their two track, six minute contribution to this release.
This is the latest EP from Swiss post-black metal band Schammasch.
Oh, Schammasch. You never quite know what they’re going to do next. Their last album, the colossal and immense
Triangle, was so good it made it to the second position in my best of 2016 list.
Idre are a doom band from the US and this is their second album.
This is the follow up to 2014’s
self titled debut, which was an impressive release that provided two tracks of heavily atmospheric and layered music. Continue reading
This is a collaborative release by two US one-man experimental artists; Gridfailure and Megalophobe.
As I always say when I encounter anything involving Gridfailure – this isn’t usually my cup of tea, but Gridfailure always deliver the goods, (
here, here, here, and here). Continue reading
This is the latest release by Gridfailure, a one-man experimental/noise project.
Gridfailure returns, and is proving to still be quite the prolific project.
I’ve gushed heavily
This is the second album from Canadian one-man drone/doom/other project The Sun Through a Telescope.
This is a varied and diverse release; an hour of drone, doom and experimental sounds that mixes a huge array of influences from all manner of styles and genres.
Doom, drone, Jesu, metal, Nine Inch Nails, Post-Metal, Progressive Rock, Sludge, Temple of the Dog, The Sun Through a Telescope, Today Is The Day
Darsombra are a psychedelic drone band from the US.
Here we have some spaced out, cosmic-spanning psychedelic doom rock drone…quite a mouthful really, but one well-worth getting your chops around as Polyvision is a substantial cocktail of heady proportions.