Category: Metal

10 June 2021 / Metal

Australian metal experimentalists, Portal, are famous for their vertiginous sound and notorious for their anonymity. This band do nothing according to convention, but it was still a surprise to learn…

10 June 2021 / Metal
9 June 2021 / Metal

Ottawa blackened death metallers, Eclipser, received a positive response to their debut 2019 album, Pathos, even if the consensus agreed that their brand of atmospheric black metal was a little…

8 June 2021 / Metal

Svalbard frontwoman, Serena Cherry, had every right to curse the social and economic inertia of Covid-19. Her band received rave reviews for their 2020 album and had the momentum to…

7 June 2021 / Metal

Wes Hauch could be the nearest thing today’s generation has to a Dimebag Darrell guitar hero. You’ll know his angular rhythms and shred patterns from his work in The Faceless…

3 June 2021 / Metal

Dortmund thrashers, Vulture, won many new fans with 2019’s Ghastly Waves & Battered Graves and now return with their third full-length LP and second release on Metal Blade. If you’ve…

1 June 2021 / Metal

German metalcore stalwarts, Caliban, are the Teutonic Hatebreed. With eleven albums under their belt since their formation in 1997, they’ve shared stages with legends in the hardcore and metal scenes,…

1 June 2021 / Metal

Ice cold wind, fog and dissonant blackened guitar chords set the scene of a barren wasteland before the battle in the opening seconds of Aschenvater’s debut death metal release, Landungsfeldmassaker…