Tag: experimental metal

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…

12 July 2021 / Metal

This reviewer first came across the work of Tamás Kátai when researching an article for modern bands that might qualify as the avant-garde successors to Celtic Frost. Thy Catafalque’s Meta…

26 May 2021 / Metal

Terravoid is the new project of Oliver Palmquist of Swedish death metal thrashers, Ophidian, but his debut EP has little in common with the Stockholm sound of his home city.…

20 May 2021 / Metal

It’s curious how black metal attracts such a heterogenous range of people. Purists insist satanism and the occult are essential to the music; atmospheric afficionados venerate blood, soil and nature;…

11 May 2021 / Metal
17 March 2021 / Metal

Sludge and grunge pioneers, Melvins, return with their 24th studio album and their first since 2018’s Pinkus Abortion Technician. Thankfully, the band show no signs of sanity on this effort.…

8 March 2021 / Metal

French metal eccentrics, Psykup, are the European equivalent of Mr Bungle and draw most of their inspiration from Mike Patton in terms of style and sinister humour. Formed in 1995,…