The second part in our gargantuan AOTY piece spans a wide range of progressive takes on heavy music.
London avant-gardist trio Warren Schoenbright pick out a playlist of tracks that have influenced them.
Astral Noize Records are stoked to announce the new EP from Warren Schoenbright.
Heavy metal’s gloomiest corners have long revelled in finding new ways to creep out their listenerships.
Death metal and post-metal dominate our latest round-up.
Yet more proof that no one way of utilising a kick-ass riff is superior.
“What could be more black metal than breaking black metal rules?”
Manuel Gagneux displays his songwriting skill on stunning sophomore LP.
A night of reflective lows and uplifting highs awaited us at Grails’ Brighton headline show.
Mind-melting and utterly unique, Inhumankind’s avant-garde compositions are a work of art.
Parisian brothers WuW tell us more about their doomy brand of experimental music.
Black metal is a genre often characterised by its brutal simplicity, but in the hands of these artists, it’s so much more.
What do you get when you blend the volatile jazz of Dead Neanderthals, the spiralling black metal of Celestial Bodies and the esoteric songcraft of Kees Peerdeman? That’s right; the woundingly charred sounds of Cryptae.
A discussion on creativity, Amen Ra’s namesake and alternative mixes.
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.