This is a rich, textured release that combines psychedelic doom, post-rock, and shoegaze to create involving soundscapes. Described as doomgaze, the appellation is apt. Continue reading
Ghost Bath play post-black metal that combines the depressive and atmospheric styles. Okay, but what does this mean in practice?
Ghost Bath are an unusual band. This Continue reading
This is a modern progressive/technical metal album that walks a path between ambient atmospheric soundscapes and Meshuggah-esque poly-rhythms and heaviness. Continue reading
This is black metal that’s both atmospheric and melodic. This is highly emotive music that clearly has meaning and depth within its blackened atmospheric assault. Continue reading
Unborn Undead saw the music just starting to develop some elements of atmospheric black metal, and I’m pleased to say that Continue reading
Created in the Image of Suffering is an album that takes traditional doom metal and redefines it for the 2017 audience.
Adding female vocals to doom metal is something that’s a lot more common than it once was, so Continue reading
Mixing doom, drone, shoegaze and industrial elements into its near-hour long playing time, After Humanity is a reflective and atmospheric work that’s not afraid to put the boot in when it needs to.
The songs on this release gain traction in the mind of the listener the more they are experienced, and are a combination of emotive, subtle affairs, with harsher industrial-edged themes. Continue reading
Dreariness combine depressive black metal with elements of post-black metal and shoegaze. The result is an impressive album that boasts a lot more depth and atmosphere than the majority of their depressive peers. Continue reading
This is a release that combines a fair few different blackened styles into its 54 minute running time. Across the seven tracks one can hear raw, traditional black metal, atmospheric post-metal, melodic black metal, depressive shoegaze and a touch of the avant-garde.
Phew. Continue reading
This is an interesting and irregular release. It’s kind of a mix of bubblegum-pop with Continue reading