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Exclusive Track Stream of Abscent from the upcoming album Age of Self by Canadian sludgy noise rock trio Anthesis.read more
rising from the ashes, this legendary psych-metal group proves they’ll be quiet no longer in this monumental comeback album that is over 30 year in the making.read more
This is just some pure Finnish metal right to the core, amazingly heavy and energetic. I can’t seem to stop listening to it.read more
While sticking to their heavy roots, this album is still extremely chill and laid back.read more
Beware, this may bring out the mosh monster in you.read more
Warcrab gives us a dark, brooding masterpiece without flaw. Too few will hear this album this year, but it will certainly find it’s way high up on my year end list.read more
By sticking to their aggressive, old-school evil and almost European style of metal, all while remaining ungodly catchy and heavy, they make it nearly impossible to catch your breath from track to track.read more
Musically, the album is so dynamic and unpredictable, it very nearly defies classification. To say that it is a mix of black and death metal, while true, does not do justice to what you hear when you listen.read more
Brief thoughts on 25 different albums.read more
This album caught me by surprise, to be honest. I loved the album art from the time I saw it, but wasn’t expecting a sound so uniquely vintage yet contemporary at the same time.read more
All in all, just a heavy, old school, meaner version of their younger selves.read more
Entwining brutality and beauty, with eerie keyboards and unique rhythms, seeming to blend genres with ease.read more
Death-grind, black metal, and crust all jump into the mix to create an abysmal groove that will have your head banging and the pit churning in no time.read more
With 18 songs and the longest coming in at a whopping 3:37, the Virginia 5-piece rips through the album in the best crossover thrash tradition.read more
If this balance of aggression, speed and groove doesn’t get your blood pumping you must be dead.read more
With shades of many types of metal like Folk/Viking to Extreme/Death all the way to an almost progressive feel, this band shows they’re very well rounded and have many more stories for us all to hear.read more
It’s fast paced and dirty. Exactly how I like my… Punk music.read more
Covering the gamut from straight stoner rock to gorgeous psychedelic interludes, Songs of Darkness and Despair comfortably bridges the gap between both.read more
Tokens for Hell is groovy, cosmic music with a very Black Sabbath feel. Except it’s on acid.read more
To understand the album, give yourself an hour plus where you can sit and absorb the entirety without interruption. Your patience and effort will be rewarded with an album remarkable in its dark passion.read more