All posts by Manny-O-War

Infinitely committed to the expansion of artistic horizons. Interested in hearing your grandparent's anecdotes and recipes. @mannyowar

Corpsessed – Impetus of Death Review

Corpsessed came flying out of the gate like a foal on the front end of a quinella, ridden by a bug boy and pushing the Look of Eagles down the homestretch. Their debut EP, The

Ulthar-Cosmovore

Ulthar – Cosmovore Review

Sages have taught us that the secret to a good scald is knowing when not to scald. The brilliance of a scalder is that, through their experience, they know when to dial it back and

An Interview With Monte Mccleery Of UN: The Pacific Northwest, Cancer, And Edgar Allan Poe

Residing in the Pacific Northwest, doom is hardly an outlier in the emotional terrain of music. Seattle, Washington’s UN has drawn from their landscape, the gray skies and their own profound experiences with life’s terminal

An Interview With Chewy Of Voivod: Global Warming, Jazz And Belonging

By now you’ve likely heard Voivod’s fourteenth studio LP, The Wake. If you haven’t, then get your tuchas in gear and check it out immediately. You can read an absolutely lovely review of that album

Scorched – Ecliptic Butchery Review

You might be thinking, “Scorched? Didn’t they put out an album earlier this year?” You’d be right. Back in early April, Pittsburgh-based label 20 Buck Spin released Excavated for Evisceration, a compilation of their 2015

Fórn – Rites Of Despair Review

These days it’s safe to admit publicly that things aren’t going well. It’s not uncommon to take your personal demise to social media and let the world know just how under-appreciated you feel. And why

Hyperdontia – Nexus Of Teeth Review

Before we dive in, a word of caution. Do not, under any circumstances, google “hyperdontia” without another word like “band” or “metal” or “dark descent” in the search bar. If you make this fatal error

Malthusian – Across Deaths Review

With both a quality demo and EP under their belt, Malthusian has been one of the more promising acts out of Ireland in the past decade. Further, they’ve been hailed as one of the better