Tag: alternative metal

23 November 2021 / Metal

UK prog metal is stronger than ever with the likes of Tesseract, Conjurer, Haken, Urne and Dvne leading the way, but the underground also has an abundance of bands waiting…

25 October 2021 / Metal

Melbourne superheroes, Twelve Foot Ninja, are a mainstream success in Australia and a cult band in Europe and North America. Now back after a five-year wait, the alt-metal crew will…

16 October 2021 / Metal

Ministry are one of the most influential bands of the last three decades on heavy music and experienced major commercial success in the 1990s as Lollapalooza darlings and industrial metal…

27 September 2021 / Metal

The expectation levels for Spiritbox’s debut album are monstrous. After fashioning their own brand of alternative prog metal in the aftermath of leaving I Wrestled A Bear Once, the duo…

3 August 2021 / Metal

Finland’s Mortyfear formed in the late 1990s, yet this is only their second album following a sporadic release of EPs and various line-up changes. Now the quintet are confident enough…

8 June 2021 / Reviews
3 June 2021 / Reviews

This is a pop album. Pop with an onomatopoeic =*POP*=! An effervescent burst of unembarrassed noise. It is shiny and hollow, like the snap from a burst bubble, and as…

5 May 2021 / Metal

Despite being a country that harbours a love affair with all things melodic death metal, Finland has its fair share of cross-pollinating artists, whether that be Ensiferum (folk metal), Nightwish…

7 April 2021 / Metal
5 April 2021 / Reviews

If you were putting together a supergroup of the most influential musicians of the alternative rock and metal scene that dominated the 1990s, the chances are you’d assemble current and…