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It often feels horrifyingly nightmarish, but also warm and inclusive.
You Can’t Go Back is heavy! Sometimes that means musically heavy, but throughout the entire album, it means emotionally heavy.
The Scalar Process is definitely technical death metal, but it’s as if tech death went to the gym, studied martial arts, and learned bomb making, all to better seek revenge on their high school bully.
Band - Angelus Apatrida Album - Angelus Apatrida Country of Origin - Spain Genre - Thrash Metal Release Date - February 5, 2021 Label - Century Media Records Author - Hayduke X Some metal subgenres can survive, and even thrive on atmosphere, on sounds that...
it becomes clear as the album progresses that we are confronted with an increasingly elevated level of diversion, dynamism, and ferocity.
Today, MoshPitNation is proud to premiere the new video for Witch’s Ladder from the sophomore full length Dead Star by the Atlanta stoner doom band Dayglo Mourning. With the use of sepia tones, flames, and heavy use of occult imagery, the video captures the feel of the track beautifully.
Regardless of causes, Maelström is just that: Mind bending!
Sainte Marie Des Loups does an incredible job of showcasing how detestation hissing through the dusk can captivate and ravage the soul.
Domestic Extremity is an album that can be recommended to hardcore veterans and that-one-friend-who-isn’t-really-that-into-heavy-music alike. SCALP knows their job and they do it well.
Fresh into the new year I was able to have a brief chat with Jackie Perez Gratz of Grayceon about what releasing an album in 2020 was like, a bit of history about the band, and what all live music fans are looking forward to - being together to experience music again....
Detroit and thrash metal are a natural pairing. It follows that the city responsible for some of the loudest and fastest cars ever made would produce human beings with a propensity for loud and fast music.
I’m certain that headbanging, fist pumping, and living room moshing will all ensue. Perhaps there will even be a sing along.
Primarily mid-paced in rhythms and riffing, predominate on Dakhalè, drawing the listener down into hypnotic contemplation.
First, the chaos, then the separation, then the rising away from all, from everything…from anything.
What you should take from that is that this album is exceptional, gripping, dark, and powerful.
Take some time to explore my top 50 albums of 2020. There are some choices you’ll like. I promise.
Through the entire history of ZK, Ghafur has walked his own path. In the eyes (ears and mind, as well) of this writer, that has served him well.
A strong ambient blur brings you into a reminiscent period where for a split second you can duplicate the complexity of emotions and feelings you gave birth to while being in the center of life, light, and love.
These songs are composed with perfection in mind, despite drawing from the messy rawness of traditional black metal.
Wonderful Hell rightly deserves a place in the 2020 pantheon of the greater soundtrack for the revolution, and this writer stands in full solidarity with them.
Andromeda Anarchia: *let’s out an operatic ahhh* Music is so much fun.
Above all else, Rotten Human Kingdom is a pissed off beast of an album, a creature formed from the earth itself, sent forth by its mother for the vengeance so richly deserved.
Through the structure of black metal, Yaotl Mictlan bring the listener back to those ancient Mayan times in an incredibly visceral way.
I’m craving for your blood