ALBUM REVIEW: Boundaries – Death Is Little More

With its namesake taken from poet Dante Alighieri’s Inferno, Connecticut’s own Boundaries have offered an undeniably bleak effort which is certainly relatable in current times. Inspired by the notion that dying is perhaps not a terrible alternative, it’s a thought that certainly feels cuttingly real in a day of continued strife and tribulations on an almost constant basis. An undeniably dark overall narrative and inspiration Death Is Little More (3DOT Recordings) encapsulates with utter gloom and savagery in aplomb.Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Crooked Royals – Quarter Life Daydream


There is still a ton left to be done in Metal and Rock music. If you’re one of those people who assumes rock is dead simply because it’s not as mainstream as it once was, I am truly sorry for all the amazing new bands you’re missing out on. Among many others, New Zealand quintet Crooked Royals are opening eyes to the many ways the genre is evolving and raising questions of where else it could go from here. 

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ALBUM REVIEW: Infinity Shred – Forever, A Fast Life

Infinity Shred‘s Forever, A Fast Life (3DOT Recordings) is like if Health had their own interpretation of Deafheaven‘s Sunbather. Yeah, I never thought I’d type out a such a sentence and half of the readers have probably walked away at this point but hear me out. Again, imagine Sunbather, but only strip away George Clarke‘s corrosive vocals and replace them with copious amounts of synths. Again, not the best sentence to describe Infinity Shred, so I’m going to need you to put on some headphones and take this thing for a test drive.Continue reading

Periphery Drops New Video and Single – “Blood Eagle”, New Album Incoming

Ground-breaking progressive metallers Periphery are back with a new video and song from their just announced new album, premiered by Sirius XM Liquid Metal host Jose Mangin. The fiery track ‘Blood ‘Eagle’ comes from Periphery IV: Hail Stan, due out on April 5th via their own 3DOT Recordings, their first release for the label. Watch the clip, Directed by Jeremy Danger and Travis Shinn, right now!Continue reading