Tonight’s sold out show boasts a strong lineup of modern heaviness and extremity. It’s a show I’m very glad I have got to attend. So without further ado… Continue reading
Here we have 40 minutes of modern death metal, providing a sound that’s meaty and professional. Well-delivered and well-written, Endless Return is an album that impresses on first exposure, but definitely Continue reading
I arrive at the venue before the first band is scheduled to start, (as I always try to). Once there, I’m presented with the longest queue outside the building that I’ve ever seen, surely a testament to the insane quality of this star-studded four-band bill. Continue reading
It’s time to take stock of what the extreme metal world has given us this month. As usual, there’s been some storming releases. Continue reading
Progressive death metal band Rivers of Nihil have recently unleashed their third album Where Owls Know My Name, and what a monster it is. This is the sound of a creative force pushing the envelope of what death metal is capable of, exploring wider extreme metal waters with confidence and skill.
Guitarist Jonathan Topore answered some questions about the band and how their latest opus came to be… Continue reading
Already an impressive and accomplished technical/progressive death metal proposition prior to this album, Where Owls Know My Name sees the band developing their sound even more than previously. Continue reading
Sometimes you just know you have to review a release that you come across purely due to the album artwork alone; this is one such release. The cover just grabbed my attention straight away, so I knew I had to listen and absorb the musical contents as soon as I could. Continue reading