Not only Elder’s crowning achievement but also one of the most innovative, memorable and impressive albums of the past decade.
Any of the Californian’s six albums could feature in this AOTD series, but Hiss Spun takes the crown for sheer ambition.
“We love bands like Witchfinder General, but we’d rather be on the side of the witches.”
A different approach to black metal, a unique voice for the genre and genuinely one of the most important albums to have been released this decade.
The closest that The Black Dahlia Murder have come to surpassing the immense malice of 2007’s Nocturnal.
Nightmare Logic is the indisputable thrash Album of the Decade, and one heck of a fun listen.
Sonoran Depravation combines all these sounds and ideas of what makes death metal death metal and shows them off wondrously.
There are few metal bands, UK or otherwise, that can compete with the stunning back catalogue of Architects.
Rescuing the band from a creative slump and some career-threatening personal squabbles, Diamond Eyes represented less a return to form and more a haughty show of strength.
We dive a little deeper on a modern classic.
As debuts go, there are few that can compete with Reign Of Suffering.
On this episode of Criminally Underrated Music Podcast, host Oli Melville (Aerosol Jesus) speaks to Tanya Byrne from sludge titans Bismuth.
Marmozets are still unfairly overlooked in mainstream circles, yet remain something truly something special. Here’s why.
Heavy more in emotion than sound, Gojira’s 2016 LP was a masterpiece.
A bona fide death metal classic? We think so.
Some musicians spend ages perfecting each and every song, but some styles and some partnerships lend themselves to a more free-form approach.