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Winterfylleth – The Siege of Mercia (Candlelight)

It’s been 10 years since Winterfylleth made their debut performance at Bloodstock – one of the first open air festivals to take a chance on the now staple of British black metal when they were in their infancy. The band… Continue Reading →

Pharmakon – Devour (Sacred Bones)

2019 has been a truly exceptional year for the noise genre, with new releases from Merzbow, Lingua Ignota, Uniform and The Body and now Pharmakon’s fourth album, ‘Devour’. Margaret Chardiet’s output via the medium of Pharmakon has an iconic ability… Continue Reading →

Sterling Serpent – Sterling Serpent (Ván)

Comprised of members of Bell Witch, King Dude, Serpentent, and Terminal Fuzz Terror, Sterling Serpent is already well acquainted with the world of gothic Americana and neo folk, while being all too familiar with the art of all things slow… Continue Reading →

Uniform & The Body – Everything That Dies Someday Comes Back (Sacred Bones)

Uniform and The Body’s first collaboration ‘Mental Wounds Not Healing’ was founded on a mutual appreciation of each other’s work; ‘Everything That Dies Someday Comes Back’ was written in the wake of high demand for more of the electrifying horror… Continue Reading →

T.W.A.T – Ride My Dick (Affair Records)

Good god. Where the fuck to start with this? Formed of some of South London’s most renowned locals, you can probably already guess that this was recorded at the Cro’s Nest, ‘Ride My Dick’ is the debut album from powerviolence… Continue Reading →

Immortal Bird – Thrive on Neglect (20 Buck Spin)

If you’re familiar with the 2015 release ‘Empress/Abscess’ then there is no introduction needed for Illinois’ Immortal Bird. If this is your first encounter with the blackened sludge/crust four piece then you can expect a maelstrom of cross genre brutality… Continue Reading →

Yellow Eyes – Rare Field Ceiling (Gilead Media)

When you envision American atmospheric black metal, bands such as Wolves in the Throne Room roaming the Olympian wilderness or Agalloch traversing the snowy plateaus of Oregon’s Mount Hood spring to mind. What you don’t expect is the ever-twinkling skyline… Continue Reading →

Earth – Full Upon Her Burning Lips (Sargent House)

With a career that spans almost thirty years, nine full length albums under their belt and a claim to have been the main creative influence behind Sunn O))), Earth are pretty much a household name for those with even the… Continue Reading →

Martyrdöd – Hexhammaren (Century Media)

In a genre with a blueprint as regimented as crust punk/d-beat’s, it’s difficult to see how after 18 years a band with these foundations could continue to keep things fresh, however, here are Martyrdöd doing just that. Returning from the… Continue Reading →

Sunn O))) – Life Metal (Southern Lord)

Sonic titans Sunn O))) return with their ninth full length album (the first of two due to be released this year) and the first album they’ve produced with Anderson and O’Malley as sole composers since the release of 2015’s ‘Kannon’… Continue Reading →

Waste of Space Orchestra – Syntheosis (Svart Records)

Originally commissioned as a one off performance for Roadburn festival, Waste of Space Orchestra comprises the entirety of the 10 musicians that make up both Oranssi Pazuzu and Dark Buddha Rising. On paper, this shouldn’t work – there are too… Continue Reading →

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