After honing his riff-crafting talents in Lord Of Putrefaction, Decomposed, Hangnail, Firebird and The Earls Of Mars, Harry Armstrong’s latest project takes a step towards metal’s origins in blues.
Aleksey Evdokimov’s doom metal tome makes for essential reading.
Enthralled by its colossal size, we spoke to Bell Witch about the creation of Mirror Reaper, and how they turned personal tragedy into a metal opus.
We chat to psychedelic stoner rockers Lacertilia about the band’s influences and the intriguing concept behind their latest LP.
Enthralled by the group’s first release, we decided to ask Tuskar about their influences, the origins of their interest in Welsh mythology and the birth of their unique brand of ‘nuclear sludge’.
Infatuated with the Diploid’s devastating raucous, and driven by a wish to discover more about the album’s themes, we spoke to two-thirds of the band.
“If there’s anything for a band to base their sound on, it’s a murdered android having a fairly bad time after being shot by President James Marshall.”
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.
We had a chat with one half of Tronald to get the lowdown on the noisy sludge collective.
We caught up with frontman Rob Hoey to see how London-based outfit Limb’s third LP is progressing.