Antarktis are a post-metal band from Sweden and this is their debut album.
Featuring members and ex-members of In Mourning and October Tide, Ildlaante is 54 minutes of heavy, engaging, textured music.
Zaraza are a doom/sludge band from Ecuador. This is their third album.
Zaraza play experimental industrial-tinged doom/sludge metal. Slow, dreary, and utterly without hope.
Burning Witch, Doom, Doom Metal, Earth, Experimental Doom, Experimental Sludge, Godflesh, Industrial, metal, Neurosis, Rabies Caste, Sludge, Sludge metal, Zaraza
This is the third album from Pyrrhon, an extreme metal band from the US.
Pyrrhon are not your standard band. I first encountered them on their 2014 album
The Mother of Virtues, and even then they were a distinctly atypical and genre-breaking proposition. Continue reading
Death Metal. Tagged
Avant Garde, Cephalic Carnage, Converge, Death Metal, Dissonant Metal, Experimental Metal, Gorguts, Mastodon, Mathcore, metal, Neurosis, Post-Death Metal, Pyrrhon, Technical death metal, Today Is The Day
Archelon are a post-metal/sludge band from the UK and this is a compilation of their first two EPs.
Archelon’s sound is one that mixes that of Knut and
Neurosis with a decent helping of Isis, alongside a dash of Zao and old Mastodon. Continue reading
Archelon, Doom, Isis, Knut, metal, Neurosis, Post-Metal, Progressive metal, Sludge, Sludge metal, Zao
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
Wren are a UK sludge/post-metal band and this is their debut album.
I’ve enjoyed watching Wren develop across their 2015
split with Irk and then on their 2016 EP Host. Both releases impressed me and marked them out as ones to watch, placing them firmly on my radar. Well, it’s now 2017 and they’ve finally released their debut full length. It has been more than worth the wait. Continue reading
Endname are a Russian progressive doom band and this is their fourth album.
Triatom is a long, involved, and weighty release that spreads out to cover doom, atmospheric, progressive, sludge, and post-metal territories across its playing time of 72 minutes.
Atmospheric Doom, Bongripper, Dirge, Doom, Endname, metal, monolithe, Neurosis, Post-Metal, Progressive Doom, Russian Circles, Sludge
Chrome Ghost are a doom metal band from the US and this is their latest EP.
This is sludgy doom metal that has heart. It’s heavy music that doesn’t skimp on the emotive qualities that make sludge so compelling.
Chrome Ghost, Doom, Doom Metal, Earth, Electric Wizard, metal, Neurosis, Opeth, Sludge, Sludge metal, Stoner, Usnea
Wells Valley are a Portuguese post-metal band and this is their latest EP.
This EP features two new songs and a Pink Floyd cover, and is the band’s follow up release to 2015’s very enjoyable
Matter as Regent.
Continuing their theme of taking the standard
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