This is the much-anticipated follow up to 2016’s The Well-Intentioned Virus, and although it might not be what you’re expecting, it’s exactly what you need. Continue reading “Zao – The Crimson Corridor (Review)”
Ever since thoroughly enjoying 2016’s At This Great Depth, I’ve been looking forward to something more substantial from Soothsayer. And now it’s here in the form of Echoes of the Earth – 52 minutes of atmospheric doom sludge metal. Continue reading “Soothsayer – Echoes of the Earth (Review)”
Dvne are a progressive sludge metal band from the UK and this is their second album.
Etemen Ænka is the 67-minute follow up to 2017’s immensely enjoyable Asheran, and a release I’ve been greatly anticipating. If you’re a fan of bands such as Sorxe, Mastodon, The Ocean, Isis, Minsk, Inter Arma, and Neurosis, then Etemen Ænka is an album for you. Maybe even THE album for you. Continue reading “Dvne – Etemen Ænka (Review)”
Wesenwille play modern black metal that’s delivered with passion and skill. You can hear the band’s traditional influences, but these are delivered with a contemporary twist. Continue reading “Wesenwille – II: A Material God (Review)”
I really liked 202o’s Life Vapor, so felt compelled to listen to what Ceremonial Tower had to Continue reading “Feral Light – Ceremonial Tower (Review)”
Don’t let the death metal tag fool you, this is not your average deathly proposition. Ad Nauseam’s vision of what extreme metal should be is unorthodox and esoteric. The band play a sort of avant-garde progressive technical death metal, while also throwing in some elements of black metal, sludge, doom, Continue reading “Ad Nauseam – Imperative Imperceptible Impulse (Review)”
This is the fourth album from Swedish death metallers Humanity’s Last Breath.
Following on from the monolithic juggernaut that was 2019’s Abyssal, Humanity’s Last Breath have pulled out all of the stops and produced their best work to date. Välde is 54 minutes of malignant modern death metal darkness. Continue reading “Humanity’s Last Breath – Välde (Review)”
Here we have 33 minutes of post-metal that’s influenced by the likes of Isis, Neurosis, and Cult of Luna. Sarin’s music concentrates mainly on the heavier, crushing side of these bands, although there is texture here too. Sarin use Continue reading “Sarin – You Can’t Go Back (Review)”
New year, new metal. What did January have to offer? More than it usually does, it turns out. Let’s take a look at five of the best… Continue reading “Monthly Overview – the Best of January 2021”
There are a few different ingredients that go into the Splendidula sound. Traditional doom metal is an obvious one. This provides for the creation of a firm underpinning bedrock for the songs to be created around, one which allows emotion and Continue reading “Splendidula – Somnus (Review)”