Tag: extreme 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…

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…

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…

28 May 2021 / Metal

The Ember, The Ash is the brainchild of Ottawa native, William Melsness. Some of you might know him for his 2019 depressive black metal album, Consciousness Torn from the Void.…

27 May 2021 / Metal

Swedish duo, Åskog, grabbed our attention last year with their excellent Varg demo just before they secured a deal with Grind to Death Records and Corrupted Flesh Records to issue…

26 May 2021 / Metal

The resurgent blackened thrash taking hold in the underground looks to the pre-thrash attitude and transgression of Venom for inspiration. Artists like Bewitcher, Hellripper and Stälker adopt the satanic imagery,…

25 May 2021 / Metal

The buzz surrounding American duo Nicholas Thornbury (guitar and vocals) and Brett Boland (drums and bass) is as deafening as a food blender on the highest setting. Kataan inked a…