Tag: alternative metal

4 October 2022 / Metal

What happened to Novelists FR? They started life as an exciting progressive metalcore band and became a regular fixture at the UK Techfest. Their influence can be heard all over…

27 September 2022 / Metal

Multi-instrumentalist, Kargyr, is not a citizen of an obscure Central Asian Republic – as his name might suggest – but hails from France. This is a man who furnishes his…

26 September 2022 / Album of the Week

Italian metalcore progressives, Destrage, left Metal Blade Records after releasing three albums via their imprint between 2014 and 2019. In a sign of the high regard in which their peers…

20 September 2022 / Reviews

Denver noise rockers, Abrams, went into 2020 as a trio with a plan to tour their Modern Ways album the world over. They came out of the global lockdown eighteen…

8 August 2022 / Hardcore

Inexplicable as it may sound, Ithaca’s 2019 debut slipped under the radar of this reviewer. As a band often mentioned in the same sentence as Employed to Serve and Svalbard,…

30 July 2022 / Features
18 July 2022 / Reviews

Dillinger Escape Plan legend, Greg Puciato, returned triumphant in 2020 with his ambitious solo record, Child Soldier: Creator of God. Scream Blast Repeat gave a glowing appraisal but observed that…

3 June 2022 / Metal
20 May 2022 / Dear Diary
18 May 2022 / Reviews

English trio, Puppy, are the type of heavy noise experiment NME and The Guardian cover as a sop to their small number of readers with a passing interest in metal.…