Although their legacy may be regrettably short lived, it is still difficult to think of anything to happen in twenty first century rock music more exciting than Letlive.
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?
Deeply personal stories and a smart production make this one of the best hip-hop albums of the decade.
An utterly unmissable amalgamation of enchanting post-rock beauty and hardcore ruthlessness.
Black Sabbath’s final album was a landmark moment in metal’s history.
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.
The attention to detail, the confidence to subtly incorporate other influences into their sound and also the band’s willingness to wear their hearts on their sleeves makes Heartless one of the defining albums of the past decade.
A cataclysmic slab of stomach-churning prowess which never shies away from spreading its noxious wings.
A gateway album we needed in a decade sorely lacking in them.