“If there’s anything for a band to base their sound on, it’s a murdered android having a fairly bad time after being shot by President James Marshall.”
An excellent example of extreme metal’s refusal to clean up – Brooklyn experimentalist collective Gnaw have returned after four years, with a revitalized lineup and a brand new release.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor hold a monolithic status over post-genre bands and musicians – enthralled to the noise, no-wave and post-hardcore scenes that sprung up around bands like Sonic Youth and […]
Formed amidst the strife of the second wave of black metal in the 90s, Blut Aus Nord’s debut Ultima Thulee took the black metal world by storm in 1995. If there’s […]
Transcending their genre through intelligent experimentations that seldom miss their mark, Blut Aus Nord offer up increasingly more punishing sonic stylings as they obliterate the notion of genre on Deus Salutis Meae.
The third instalment in the New York outift’s experimental discography continues to delve into challenging aural territories, blending their twisted interpretations of various metal subgenres to explore only the most torturous forms of musical extremity.
We recently had the opportunity to interview Robert R. Williams, drummer for proto-prind/pioneering hardcore band Siege. Arguably one of the most influential bands of the 1980s/ early 90s.
On a personal level, Free Nelson Mandoomjazz was my find of 2016. In all honesty, it was the name that drew me in, but it was the mix of Sabbath-esque […]
As Britain’s doom monoliths Electric Wizard gear up for the release of their ninth full-length, Wizard Bloody Wizard, we’ve decided to craft the definitive ranking of their studio albums. Vote […]
Some things, like the sudden, diamond-bullet connection between an 18-year-old and a band, in the back of a beaten up Fiesta, you can never replicate or get back. Some things are only beautiful when they die.
As challenging for its palpably raw emotion as it is for its heavy musical style, Mirror Reaper is a colossal album bound to take its place amongst only the most elite of the doom metal genre’s well-stocked history.
We had a chat with one half of Tronald to get the lowdown on the noisy sludge collective.
Having emerged seemingly from nowhere, without the aid of social media, or any of the trappings of today’s status-driven musical economy, Gilman Mom’s music speaks for itself.
E is not the first time the Norwegian group has taken a good look at their sound before rebuilding it brick-by-brick, but it is one of the more noteworthy times.
Extreme metal is a genre with a long history of political connotation – between the righteous, punk induced rackets of the genre’s genesis in the ’80s to the oft-questionable political […]
We caught up with Misha to discuss the effects of professional studio work on the creative process, the tenuous existence of ancient aliens, and the world of Lemurian Dawn.