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.
Marking the 20th anniversary of Prurient, Rainbow Mirror proves another immersive listen from the project.
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, Amen Ra’s namesake and alternative mixes.
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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.
Leeds trio BongCauldron have crafted a distinct style yet managed to stay true to their doomy vision, birthing one hell of a debut LP in the process.
King Goat’s all-dayer was an onslaught of noisy riffs, check out our review of the day.
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.
If Sect’s first album was a group of seasoned prize fights shaking off ring-rustiness, No Cure For Death is a gang of hardcore punk veterans, fighting fit and ready to take brass knuckles to the resurgent evils of the post-Trumpian world.
Ulver have achieved a spectacular live show worth the price of attendance, which is more than can be said for the majority of bands.
Check out our preview of this year’s Riffmass, a day of riffs hosted by prog doomers King Goat.
Man Is Wolf To Man is a poignant masterpiece to those with the patience (and spare time) to delve into its expansive sound.