We may have used the word “epic” a buttload of times when reviewing Loviatar’s last collection of recorded tunes so we’re going to come up with some different descriptors this time, okay? Like awesome. And monolithic. And gargantuan. And bold. And beautiful. But mostly masterpiece when it comes to Lightless and this band overall.[Read more…]
Um, so the Metal album of the year is here already? Quite possibly! Venom Prison’s latest is this vicious slab of experiments in extremes. It’s nasty. It’s gnarly. It’s fast. And it’s fuckin’ brilliant.[Read more…]
Is it too late to add to our year end ‘Best Of’ list? Asking for friend. Who is REALLY into what Four Stroke Baron is about. But seriously, wow! Where did this band come from?!?! According to their bio: “Four Stroke Baron is a band that over 7 billion people don’t know about.” which makes me feel a little less disappointed in myself . [Read more…]
Huntsmen is a weird band to pin down. And I don’t mean that in a negative connotation at all. Far from it! It just means that the band falls under our ever growing category of “enigma wrapped inside a riddle” and American Scrap is an album that encompasses that just as much as it defies genres consistently throughout its’ eight blissful tracks. [Read more…]
SPOILER ALERT: The use of the word “epic” will be used an epic amount of times within this piece. Consider yourselves warned. [Read more…]
The first time the latest from Junius hit my earholes I was in the air over Baltimore en route to Florida for a fun filled week of Mickey Mouse and NASCAR. Inevitably sleep hit and like a fever dream the dense sounds of Eternal Rituals for the Accretion of Light drifted in and out of my head, weaving a web of post-rock intricacies that demanded repeated listens for the remainder of the trip away from MA. [Read more…]
Guh. Just guh.
In short, Boston’s InAeona is like Siouxsie Sioux fronting Professional Murder Music. Not Nine Inch Nails, Not Ministry. Professional Murder Music. Look them up. You’ll thank me later. [Read more…]