After honing his riff-crafting talents in Lord Of Putrefaction, Decomposed, Hangnail, Firebird and The Earls Of Mars, Harry Armstrong’s latest project takes a step towards metal’s origins in blues.
Aleksey Evdokimov’s doom metal tome makes for essential reading.
Though artists big and small will undoubtedly surprise us (for better or worse) as the year progresses, here’s a list of the bands we’re expecting big things from in 2018.
2017 has been a strange year at best – overshadowed by a sense of impending doom, it was inevitable that music’s dark side would rise again this year. And rise again it has.
We review the doom metal documentary made by fans for fans.
A discussion on creativity, Amenra’s namesake and alternative mixes.
The Reading quartet bare all on Jaco Pistorius, stoner rock, and the true meaning of intonation.
Enthralled by its colossal size, we spoke to Bell Witch about the creation of Mirror Reaper, and how they turned personal tragedy into a metal opus.
We chat to psychedelic stoner rockers Lacertilia about the band’s influences and the intriguing concept behind their latest LP.
We talked cats, creative processes and learned about complex musical concepts with Anthoney Cooley.