All posts by Lone Watie

Virus – Memento Collider Review

Even if each Virus release has moved ever further from the black metal that anchored the band’s innovative beginnings as Ved Buens Ende, it’s really only made more salient their utter originality. Virus’ unique sound

Young Hunter – Young Hunter Review

If it wasn’t for feelings, music might not be anything more than a spattering of sounds; so much clacking, thumping, ringing and whooshing in the air, sometimes signaling something of note but mostly not. So

Ecferus – Pangaea Review

Seems there’s enough shittiness in the space of any given day and its spread far and wide enough that most anybody has surely at one time or another sat and wondered how in the living

Lone Watie’s Best Of 2015

I recall spending more effort and time than usual avoiding the news in 2015. And I kind of expect that to continue through 2016. I also spent a lot more time not staring at the

Sadist – Hyaena Review

Italy’s Sadist starting doing angly and jangly death/thrash back in the early 90’s that fit in comfortably aside more heavily spotlighted bands like Death and Atheist and Cynic, and you can hear those bands in

Thy Catafalque – Sgùrr Review

My what now? What the falque is a catafalque? In case you’ve never written a dissertation on Western religious burial ritual, or if you’re fan of the band and have wondered but just never mustered

Riverside – Love, Fear and the Time Machine Review

Riverside has always been known as a progressive metal band. In truth, that’s always been a bit of a stretch, and to no one’s surprise, their sixth long player, Love, Fear and the Time Machine,

Black Space Riders – Refugeeum Review

Black Space Riders play what most folks call space rock and the band itself refers to as the New Wave of Heavy Psychedelic Space Rock. Setting aside any quibbles about the existence of various Waves