ALBUM REVIEW: Deliria – Phantasm


Boy is it exhilarating when a group of meticulous and notable artists get together to show the world how music is done the right way!Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: meth. – SHAME


Hey kids! Do you like having a really bad time? Well, meth. are here to grind your face right down into the dirtiest pit of despair (or possibly drag you down into the pit of despair they already found themselves in). And they look like such a carefree bunch in their promo photos!Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Aodon – Portraits


There are certain facets of life and the world that are absolute. Until the inevitable apocalypse it is simply a given that the sun will rise and set, that the tides ebb and flow, and that, most importantly, Willowtip Records rarely miss. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Panzerfaust – The Suns Of Perdition : Chapter III The Astral Drain


Canadian post-black metallers Panzerfaust return with their sixth album, and the third in The Suns Of Perdition series. Sharing their name with a German World War II anti-tank missile, and the classic 1995 lo-fi album from Norwegian second wavers Darkthrone, Panzerfaust having been carving away a niche following with their distinct sound and conceptual albums since 2005, this time styling the lyrical theme of III: The Astral Drain (Eisenwald) on mankind’s collective descent into madness. Continue reading


Deafheaven To Celebrate 10 Years As a Band with 2020 Tour


Post-Black Metal band Deafheaven will celebrate 10 years as a band in 2020 with a new tour. Direct support on the thirty-six date tour will come from Inter Arma, Greet Death and All Your Sisters on select dates. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 13 at 10am local time at the link below.Continue reading


FESTIVAL REVIEW: Damnation Festival 2019: Live at Leeds University


When Axl Rose waxed romantically about cold November rain in back in 1992, he clearly wasn’t singing about Leeds on a Saturday morning. A cold, depressing day darkened by oppressive black clouds showering their misery relentlessly from above, there is nothing romantic about Leeds city centre. However, above the sound of rain pelting against umbrella canopies, and cars splashing through ankle-high lakes of dirty water, there is hope. Somewhere out there is Damnation Festival.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Alcest – Spiritual Instinct


Imagine yourself about to jump into an oblivion of feelings, you do not know what to expect, but you feel thrilled because you know that you’re going to enjoy it and that you’re ready for the trip. That is what the new Alcest album, Spiritual Instinct (Nuclear Blast Records) brings to the table from the first track up to the last. I have to admit that I have never really paid any attention to the French masters of post-Black Metal, even a lot of people of my close circle loves them. For some reason, I didn’t want to pay attention and, by God, how wrong I was!

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