Though artists big and small will undoubtedly surprise us (for better or worse) as the year progresses, here’s a list of the bands we’re expecting big things from in 2018.
Ulver have achieved a spectacular live show worth the price of attendance, which is more than can be said for the majority of bands.
Man Is Wolf To Man is a poignant masterpiece to those with the patience (and spare time) to delve into its expansive sound.
Italian instrumental quintet prove that life without vocals has no effect over a band’s ability to be creative.
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.
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.
Whilst many extreme and experimental acts of the past have challenged the polite notions of conservative Christianity through violent imagery, Father Murphy’s commentary on the religion is a unique one.
Having burst into the fore with last year’s stellar Balaklava, Bristol experimentalist Pessimist has further developed his fusion of jungle and techno with his self-titled debut full length on Blackest Ever […]
As Neurosis’ second album gets a reissue, we take a look at its importance in their musical progression.
Like the swampy puddle on its cover, Wren’s Auburn Rule is dripping in a thick, inescapable mud of brooding heaviness.