The second part in our gargantuan AOTY piece spans a wide range of progressive takes on heavy music.
Introducing the Fucked-Up Sci-Fi Extremity of Wallowing
An introduction to the ambitious, fucked-up sci-fi noise of Wallowing.
Souls of the Revolution: Chthonic on Taiwanese Folklore and Opposing Authoritarianism
What do Taiwanese politics and heavy metal have in common? Freddy Lim.
Concrete & Pain: Inside the Agonising Sludge of Moloch
In conversation with Moloch, who combine doom’s long-form punishment, sludge’s self-immolating riffs and hardcore’s throat-punching nihilism.
Pushing Hardcore to its Outermost Limits with Jesus Piece
Freed up musically and mentally, Jesus Piece are clearly ready for the next part of their rocket ride.
Reviews Round-Up 014: We’re Not Bad People, We Just Come From a Bad Place
Max Cavalera, Taiwanese politicians and yet more high-quality death metal feature in our latest round-up.
Destroy the Hive Mind: The Oddworld of Shrykull
“We just wanted to smash together all these different sounds and see what happened.”
Reviews Round-Up 012: OSDM Reigns Supreme
Death metal and post-metal dominate our latest round-up.
KEN Mode Are Back: Heavier, Noisier and Funnier Than Ever
KEN Mode discuss their new LP, from the creepy-ass cover to the inside jokes that line it.
Reviews Round-Up 011: Sadistic Smiles, Desolation, and the Return of Vodun
Crazy Canadians, Voodoo-loving Brits and Ukrainian stoners comprise our latest round-up.