All posts by Lone Watie

Kowloon Walled City – Gambling On The Richter Scale Review

No other label captures the essence of its genre’s sound quite the way Sludge does.  It’s as if somebody took life’s anger and frustration and despair and mashed it all up into a great ball

Weapon – Drakonian Paradigm Review

There’s just something indescribably appealing about a band that makes metal clean of artifice, and Weapon are about as sincere a band as has ever been amassed.  Treating their moniker as a functional directive, this

Southern Cross – Down Below Review

Southern Cross is a group of young Québécois who play power-ish progressive metal. They have managed in about five years time to move from tribute band to legitimate up-and-comers warming up for stalwarts such as

Porcupine Tree – The Incident Review

So, what were you expecting from the new Porcupine Tree release? Based on the last few albums, it would have been safe to assume that the band would continue on its most successful formula to

El Creepo! – El Creepo! Review

Do you listen to heavy metal all day, every day? Do you find yourself needing to take a break from the aural pounding but you’re afraid of losing your metal cred? Hi, Todd Edward Smith

Altar Of Plagues – White Tomb Review

The truth in the horror that is human nature is that people inflict the most terrible agonies on each other, to say nothing of their blatant contempt for the world in which they live. Heavy

Fughu – Absence Review

Show me an up-and-coming prog metal band and I’ll show you ten that make their object of worship as obvious as the toothy Jehovah’s Witness with a foot on your doorjamb bent on ramming a

Sun Of The Blind – Skullreader Review

There is something indescribably empowering in the half-wakened realization that one is dreaming. From within the bastion of reason, semi-lucid dreaming allows one to soar the realms of madness as if held aloft at the