San Francisco prog metallers Hammers of Misfortune have returned with their fifth album – 17th Street. Although the band has a new vocalist and guitar player, The Worship of Silence’s John […]
Cultfinder’s debut EP Black Thrashing Terror is pretty much what you’d expect based on it’s title – eleven minutes of crusty blackened thrash. If you’re a fan of Kvelertak or newer […]
On The Wretch, Indianapolis doom merchants The Gates of Slumber continue to churn out Black Sabbath and Saint Vitus inspired doom metal sure to please fans of the genre.
Generally, doom metal’s not my thing, but I’m a sucker for genre cross-pollination and England’s Eye of Solitude have that in spades. Yes, they work within the framework of typical doom […]
Blut Aus Nord have always pushed the boundary of what black metal is, but 777-Cosmosophy strays so far from the genre’s rotting carcass that it can scarcely be considered black metal […]
Dragony are a solidly middle-of-the-road symphonic power metal band. They attack all the typical genre tropes such as fantasy lyrics, soaring melodies, and guitar acrobatics enthusiastically, yet strictly by-the-book. Legends is […]
I am, unashamedly, a power metal fan. I know it’s not the “coolest” sub-genre of metal, but I don’t care. At it’s best, power metal is heroic, positive and […]
Check out my review of Grant Us Death – the new album from Polish death metalers, ULCER. Pretty good stuff…unless you’re in to music that’s not any good.
I have something published on Invisible Oranges! Click this link to read my live review of Woe, Anicon, and Skullshitter ripping the shit out of Saint Vitus in Brooklyn. This […]
It’s been a good year for heavy music. There were an overwhelming amount of amazing releases in 2012, and I was fortunate enough to have access to many of them […]