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This epic, doomy, thrashy, stonery, and very Viking sounding band picks up the pace at points on this one. Right off the bat, this album sends you back in time to the battlegrounds, almost inducing marching and preparing you for this epic tale.read more
This album is gorgeous, and I mean absolutely enticing. The production is top notch and heavily wanders into prog territory.read more
Lost in the Ghost Light, however, mines the steady, mid-tempo rhythms and more pastel and at times pastoral production of Marillion or more sedate Pink Floyd material.read more
With a little rap metal style, Bonesteel’s music provides real-life lyrics backed by catchy, powerful hooks.read more
Mixing the cvlt with the folk, Goatmoon has created a masterwork that just reeks of Finnish domination.read more
Watch our video interview of Chip King from the body.read more
Queen of Hell sounds like it’s fresh off the time machine from the 1980s.read more
Among the Ruins will be in the top ten Stoner/Doom Metal albums of 2017.read more
“Nightmare Logic” wastes no time..[s]ticking to their almost Testament sounding old school roots, and also showcasing their growth and evolution as a band by including a much needed sound in modern metal.read more
Exclusive double track stream featuring Herida Profunda and Hellbastard, provided by Give Praise Records.read more
The musicianship is exquisite and the songs feature gorgeous.read more
The riffs are simple but effectively heavy. No new ground is broken here. Deserted Fear appear content to drive the in the same wheel ruts that Amon Amarth and Dark Tranquillity did 10 years ago.read more
I sifted through more than 200 albums in 2016 and I’m pleased to present my favorites.read more
Though more existential in nature, the album is every bit dark enough to warrant a place in the pantheon of contemporary black metal.read more
The fabric of death metal is interwoven with terrifying threads of the trvest, blackest arts.read more
Baleful Scarlet Star is a violent entity released from oblivion and come to utterly destroy.read more
Someday, you’ll be able to say you were one of the few who knew about this project when it was still completely underground. This level of quality won’t stay there long.read more
Hayduke’s favorite 50 albums of 2016. Mostly metal, but the number one spot is taken by anarcho-folk project Rail Yard Ghosts.read more
At once, both classic and modern, both dark and light, both melancholy and transcendent.read more
There are nine full songs across the album’s ten tracks that pivot between blast, groove and doom and keep the vocal carousel spinning throughout.read more