Tag: shoegaze

15 September 2022 / Reviews

New Zealand quartet, Landlords, formed in 2017 out of the ashes of various metal and hardcore bands in their native Hamilton and bonded over a shared love of shoegaze and…

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,…

7 June 2022 / Reviews

Astronoid are a conundrum. The meandering melodies of shoegaze have always been a part of their sound but so have the savage dynamics of thrash metal and black metal. They’re…

3 February 2022 / Experimental

Genre-fluid experimentalists, Boris, are one of Japan’s finest exports and a leading name in the avant-garde. As an act that can shatter the floor with sludge metal riffs yet glitter…

14 January 2022 / Dark
26 November 2021 / Metal

Danish blackgaze quintet, MØL, are the most unusual artist on Nuclear Blast’s roster. They formed in 2012 and released their debut album in 2018 after a run of EPs. The…

16 November 2021 / Reviews

Though the press release references Pink Floyd’s ‘Echoes’, Blackwater Holylight’s opening album track ‘Delusional’ hearkens to a different era: circa 1990, when myriad intangible bands poured their loss and alienation…

31 August 2021 / Reviews
1 July 2021 / Dark

Sundrowned is the brainchild of Norwegian artist, Jone Amundsen Piscopo, who aims to merge black metal with dark ethereal music in the same way many blackgaze bands have tried (and…