I’ve enjoyed following Everest Queen, from their initial self-titled EP in 2016 to their debut album Dead Eden in 2019, so to have a new album appear in the wild is a fine thing. Murmurations boasts 44 minutes of new music, so let’s get stuck in. Continue reading “Everest Queen – Murmurations (Review)”
Ahasver is made up of members of bands such as Eryn Non Dae, Drawers, and Gorod, among others. Causa Sui contains 42 minutes of music that’s a good deal more individual than most you might encounter. Continue reading “Ahasver – Causa Sui (Review)”
Featuring a member of Noltem, along with guests from Noltem and Pyrrhon, (among others), Monuments to Impermanence is a 48-minute journey into experimental heaviness. Continue reading “Pyrithe – Monuments to Impermanence (Review)”
Holistic Dreams contains 35 minutes of material. Kehlvin’s style is a progressive form of hardcore that also has post-hardcore and sludge metal flavours in it. For lack of a better description, imagine a mix of Knut, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and Mastodon, and that will give you a rough starting point for Kehlvin’s sound. Continue reading “Kehlvin – Holistic Dreams (Review)”
Experimental/avant-garde/jazz/grind/doom metal is a bit of a mouthful, and in all honesty doesn’t even properly do justice to the sounds that this album contains at any rate.
In addition to the usual drums and bass you’ll also find synth, piano and horns on this release. But no guitars. Continue reading “Brain Tentacles – Brain Tentacles (Review)”
This is an album that works its wonders in moods and feelings, spread over the playing time with lovingly crafted care and attention to detail.
I like that this album has quite a lot going on. Continue reading “Summit – The Winds That Forestall Thy Return (Review)”