All posts by Lone Watie

Lord Mantis – Pervertor Review

Good hygiene is important; it’s a sign of maturity and, more basically, evolutionary fitness. Society expects cleanliness. But for some of us, that primal little devil inside who so enjoyed flinging us headlong into mud

Titular Homogeneity – The Wizard

Titular Homogeneity is all about tracing themes through Heavy Metal via their simplest index: song titles. So far epithetical anger, The Devil’s Holiday, and Prince Prospero’s folly have been examined. This time the focus is on one of

Syven – Aikaintaite Review

When a musical work evokes the weight of natural processes in geologic time, it inevitably exposes impotence in the words used to describe it. Allowing for the difficulty of the written word to reach back

Titular Homogeneity – Masque Of The Red Death

So many horror fiction writers have served to inspire heavy metal music.  Lovecraft gets the obvious nod, but the works of Edgar Allan Poe, too, have had a great impact on the genre.  He was,

Redemption – This Mortal Coil Review

Redemption’s strength has always lain in the band’s willingness to embrace all the wonders of the prog metal palette without ever fully succumbing to the subgenre’s insatiable appetite for wonkiness. Their focus has always been

J.W. Pozoj – Escape Of Pozoj Review

Black metal as an art form has woven itself a web of interpretive tangents of late, unwittingly (perhaps) getting all gnarled up in scrutiny. While some of the validity vetting is surely self-interested, much is

Titular Homogeneity – Halloween

Ain’t no doubtin’ it, Halloween is Heavy Metal’s holiday. So given it’s that time of year, round two of Titular Homogeneity is inspired by and dedicated to Samhain; the annual Satanic Saturnalia; the balls out

Titular Homogeneity – Fuck You!

The insatiable drive to discover killer new music is a hallmark of the true metal head and we at MetalReview cherish our role in helping you, the true metal head, to do that. Lists are