We run through our favourite track intros, from massive riffs to subtle soundscapes.
Tag: heavy metal
Sorceress / Beneath The Mountain – the fuzzy birthplace of Mizmor and Hell
A hidden stoner doom gem gets a deserved reissue.
Video Nasties / Dominion – hooks and riffs inspired by 80s horror
The spirit of John Carpenter channelled through thrash inspired songs.
Review: Lowcaster – Flames Arise
In impressive sophomore album filled with melodious doom metal and heart-wrenching melodies.
Review: Possessor – Gravelands
New fuzzy riffs from the London horror metal punks.
Review: Old Horn Tooth – From The Ghost Grey Depths
The debut EP from an impressive new addition to the UK doom scene.
Review: Lightning Born – Lightning Born
Enchanting choruses meet classic doom riffs on this addictive debut.
Review: Baroness – Gold & Grey
The band expand their sound as they add the final colours to their series of themed albums.
The Metalhead’s Comedian: Andrew O’Neill on Zebras, Eddie Izzard and Invoking Greek Gods
Comedian and author of A History Of Heavy Metal talks to Astral Noize about metal, magick and future plans.
Hundred Year Old Man: Breaching Through Black Fire
Leeds-based sextet Hundred Year Old Man are bringing a fresh and gargantuan approach to the post-metal sound.