Black Peaks have done much to prove that artistic, classy and fearless modern music is capable of making a huge impact beyond the underground.
A monument to pain, but also a manual for survival.
Marissa Nadler finds nuggets of poetry in the humdrum of everyday life, turning doom and gloom into something ethereal.
If you crave brutal songwriting and claustrophobic soundscapes, this album is definitely a must have in your collection.
Not only Elder’s crowning achievement but also one of the most innovative, memorable and impressive albums of the past decade.
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.
A bona fide death metal classic? We think so.
We spoke to one half of Bismuth for this inside look at their 2018 landmark.
What kind of black metal album cares about the sun? What kind of black metal album has a fucking pink cover designed by a guy from an emo band?
An utterly unmissable amalgamation of enchanting post-rock beauty and hardcore ruthlessness.
A remarkable accomplishment from a band worthy of a respect they are often denied.
A triumphant piece of work from these most monstrously gifted musicians.
Doing away with genre limitations on Mire, Conjurer smash together hardcore, doom, death, sludge, prog, black and post-metal in a way that is vicious, natural-sounding and free-flowing.