All posts by Josh Heath

Taller than Glenn Danzig, but shorter than a funeral doom LP. Lover of riffs and cheesy horror films. Hot wing connoisseur. On Twitter or X, whatever: @CatacombsMedia

Hemotoxin – When Time Becomes Loss Review

[Cover artwork by Mark Cooper] Can your band be deemed Bay-area thrash when you’re from Pittsburg(h)? The answer is yes—when you’re from PITTSBURG, CALIFORNIA! Silly me for not realizing many moons ago that the dudes

Cover by Adam Burke

Tzompantli – Beating The Drums Of Ancestral Force Review

[Cover artwork by Adam Burke] I’m amped.  You know that feeling you get after listening to a piece of music that really gets the blood flowing? The kind that could push you to survive some

Darkthrone – It Beckons Us All Review

[Cover artwork by Zbigniew Bielak] Earlier this week, I traveled far and wide—about 25 minutes—to see the legendary Judas Priest, live in concert.  They sounded incredible.  It’s hard to fathom that after doing the damn thing for

AVOWD – Vol. 2 Review

I grew up not too far from Chicago, Illinois, otherwise known as the Windy City or Second City. I prefer the latter. I don’t know why; it just sounds cooler. Of course, Chicago is home to bands I grew

Necrot – Lifeless Birth Review

Is there anything better than superbly written death metal? What else gets the blood pumping or gives you enough adrenaline kick to bite through a chain-link like some good old-fashioned death metal? Weirdly, I also

Coffin Storm – Arcana Rising Review

Riffs. That is all. Call it. In all seriousness, I worship the almighty riff. So, my heavy metal friends, if you’re like me and if it’s riffs that you’re searching for, prepare to be swept

Udåd – Udåd Review

I remember my initial viewing of Ari Aster’s horror masterpiece Hereditary. To this day, it remains one of my favorite first watches ever. Heart palpitations and shock aside, as soon as the credits finished rolling, I

Slimelord – Chytridiomycosis Relinquished Review

Do you remember the hit show Figure it Out? If you’re like me, a millennial infatuated with the Nickelodeon culture of the ’90s and early 2000s, it was absolutely one of your favorite shows. If not