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Pallbearer – Heartless (Nuclear Blast)

Pallbearer – Heartless (Nuclear Blast)

Having set a precedent for emotive doom metal with soaring riffs and heart rending vocals on their previous two albums, Pallbearer take a completely new direction with third full-length ‘Heartless’. Now signed to Nuclear Blast, the Little Rock four piece have reinvented their sound, opting.. Read More
Interview - Pallbearer

Interview – Pallbearer

Pallbearer are an unusual act for their era – able to appeal to fans on all ends of the musical spectrum, while still retaining their own distinctive sound – the band were quickly propelled into the spotlight following the release of debut ‘Sorrow and Extinction’.. Read More
Syndrome – Forever and a Day (ConSouling Sounds)

Syndrome – Forever and a Day (ConSouling Sounds)

Masterminded by Amenra’s Mathieu Vandekerckhov, ‘Forever and a Day’ is the second release from Belgian one man project Syndrome. Consisting of two tracks, totalling at just over 35 minutes, ‘Forever and a Day’ is a meditative experience that focuses more on crafting soul searching soundscapes.. Read More
Labirinto – Gehenna (Pelagic)

Labirinto – Gehenna (Pelagic)

Brazil’s Labirinto have made quite a name for themselves in South America and beyond, their nine releases, two of which are full lengths, have earned them a reputation as one of the heavy hitters of the post rock genre. The four piece have now released.. Read More
Interview - Mirrors For Psychic Warfare

Interview – Mirrors For Psychic Warfare

There is doubtfully a more dynamic duo than the likes of Scott Kelly and Sanford Park – Kelly is busy with Neurosis, solo work and Corrections House (another project shared with Sanford), while Parker is involved with Minsk, Buried at Sea and produces for bands.. Read More
Nicole Sabouné – Miman (Century Media)

Nicole Sabouné – Miman (Century Media)

Having the album of a contestant from The Voice is something that every self-respecting music journalist prays will never happen – however, an exception can be made for the Swedish talent that is Nicole Sabouné. The singer/songwriter made it to the semi-finals of Sweden’s The.. Read More
Celeste, Vampillia, Violent Magic Orchestra, Hemelbestormer, Izah – London Underworld 17/12/16

Celeste, Vampillia, Violent Magic Orchestra, Hemelbestormer, Izah – London Underworld 17/12/16

The last gig of the year at the Underworld sees 2016 out with a bang, with some of heaviest and craziest bands that post metal and avant-garde currently has to offer. Owing to car troubles, original openers Opium Lord are forced to pull out, leaving.. Read More
Gnaw Their Tongues – Hymns For the Broken, Swollen and Silent (ConSouling Sounds)

Gnaw Their Tongues – Hymns For the Broken, Swollen and Silent (ConSouling Sounds)

Gnaw Their Tongues is an act that genuinely lives up to the stereotype of metal being scary. Returning with his 10th studio album, the man behind the madness, Mories, sets out to unnerve once more with ‘Hymns for the Broken, Swollen and Silent’. Fresh from.. Read More
Crowbar – The Serpent Only Lies (SPV)

Crowbar – The Serpent Only Lies (SPV)

Crowbar frontman Kirk Windstein has been quoted in interviews, regarding the band’s 11th album, as having said he revisited the band’s earlier work in order to gain inspiration for this record. For long term fans of the band, this will be no indication of any.. Read More
Bölzer – Hero (Iron Bonehead Productions)

Bölzer – Hero (Iron Bonehead Productions)

Despite forming in 2008, Swiss black/death metal duo Bölzer have left it until 2016 to finally release their debut album ‘Hero’. Their output so far has consisted of a demo and two EPs, alongside a string of live shows – all have been met with.. Read More
Neurosis, Discharge, Subhumans – London Koko 8/11/16

Neurosis, Discharge, Subhumans – London Koko 8/11/16

Celebrating a rich and extensive 30 years of musical history, post-metal/sludge heavyweights Neurosis put on two special anniversary shows, back to back, at Koko to celebrate. The first night is a focused more on the ambient, post metal span of their discography, accompanied by support.. Read More