Megaton Leviathan are a US psychedelic rock/doom band, and this is their third album.
Now here’s a band that have flowered quite impressively since their already very accomplished 2014 album Past 21: Beyond the Arctic Cell. Boasting new members, new instrumentation, and an enriched direction, Mage is indebted to the band’s past, while being unconstrained by it. Continue reading →
Birds in Row are a French post-hardcore band and this is their second album.
Birds in Row play a form of post-hardcore that blends abrasive hardcore and punk influences, with angular noise/post-rock and experimental elements to form music that’s highly textured and filled with strong emotions. Continue reading →
Will Haven are a post-hardcore/sludge band from the US and this is their sixth album.
Will Haven specialise in playing music that effortlessly combines huge crushing riffs and punishing intensity with a compellingly emotive foundation to create highly evocative and engaging soundscapes. Continue reading →
Brond are a Bulgarian rock band and this is their debut album.
Brond’s music mixes riff-focused modern rock and post-hardcore/rock, with progressive, stoner, and noise/math rock tendencies. Wow. Now there’s a description. Delivering eight tracks across almost 44 minutes of music, Graveyard Campfire is a well-realised and enjoyable release, despite my mangling together of various subgenres in an attempt to loosely categorise it. Continue reading →
This is the debut album from Irish post-metal/doom band Third Island.
After the initial promise of Third Island’s debut EP Dusk, the band have now returned with a full 48 minutes of material. This is direct, forthright post-metal, which also takes in influences from doom, sludge, post-rock, and progressive metal. Continue reading →