It’s a testament to the absurdity of metal that an album called Tchornobog is one of Bandcamp’s best-selling albums from the genre in recent weeks.
So, what exactly does “astrogrind” sound like? Well if the third album from Greek outfit Dephosphorus is anything to go by, it’s a noisy and suitably eclectic style of music infused with smatterings of punk, various subgenres of extreme metal and, you guessed it, grindcore.
Asheran is a remarkably dynamic release that drifts through stoner rock, post-metal, doom, death and prog without dropping in quality.
Those who’ve followed Colloquial Sound Recordings, or the work of its American founder Damian Master, may have been surprised when a release from his doom project Alluring dropped earlier this […]
Having appeared seemingly out of nowhere in late 2015 with his thundering strain of 90s flavoured club production, Belgian based club-mentalist Bulma has been taking the darkened underworld of the club […]
It can be hard to pin down what it is exactly that listeners appreciate about bands like Omahara, and harder still to do so without sounding pretentious.
When big business comes along and destroys your whole city’s live music scene, house shows become the easiest way to fill that void that has been made. It becomes a […]
Like the swampy puddle on its cover, Wren’s Auburn Rule is dripping in a thick, inescapable mud of brooding heaviness.
Nepalese Temple Ball are one of the most fascinating propositions in doom-mongering UK noise. The south coast four piece’s curious genre-fusion has captured the UK doom scene with the ponderous […]
An entity unknown, an anonymous proposition, a collective, existing only to pummel one’s ears with vicious walls of noise – not since the heady days of the Norwegian inner circle […]
Listening to a good post-metal release is much like taking a long walk in nature or reading a compelling book: cathartic in an entirely non-violent fashion. Whether its black metal’s […]
Ghold are arguably one of the biggest prospects in the modern UK doom scene. Having blown listeners away with blackened opus Of Ruin in 2015, the mongers of doom returned last […]
Featuring the talents of none other than Mayhem crooner Attila Csihar and Sunn O))) mainman Stephen O Malley, Gravetemple’s latest release Impassable Fears is an engrossing slice of oddity. It’s difficult […]
With May’s II: For Mankind, Haast’s Eagled’s second full-length, the Welsh doom purveyors have shown themselves capable of a calibre of noise on a par with legends such as Sleep […]
In modern doom, there’s a lot for metalheads to love, with huge riffs that hit you like a truck being the order of the day for most, but it’s important […]
Painstakingly created, Harvestman’s third album is a solo project in every sense of the word. Neurosis main man Steve Von Till performs everything from guitars to hurdy gurdy to grendel […]