All posts by Lone Watie

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

Vintersorg – Jordpuls Review

In the course of a decade and a half, Andreas Hedlund has positioned himself alongside the Akerfeldts and Ihsahns of the world by creating extreme music at the vanguard. For many, that means his art

Long Distance Calling – Long Distance Calling Review

It’s really too bad the “post” tag gets tossed around so indiscriminately in heavy music. The term seems to attach itself to anything and everything with low, fuzzy notes stretched over any sort of atmosphere,