Category: Reviews

Angra – ØMNI Review

Angra has endured for over 20 years as what many would consider the South American counterpart to North America’s Symphony X. Progressive power metal is the name of the game, basically, but Angra place a

Apostle of Solitude – From Gold to Ash Review

Have you ever been given a nice chunk of 18K rose gold that’s been rendered into a beautiful shine and made ready for you to temper and bend into whatever hellish shapes you see fit

Wake – Misery Rites Review

One of the most fascinating and fun facets of fandom is watching a band develop over time. I don’t have any children – much to everyone’s relief – but I do have nephews and a

Embracing Solitude And Revisiting The Gault’s Even As All Before Us

There are two types of alone: deliberate and unintentional. The latter is bad. The latter can lead to a complete mental breakdown. I know we like to fantasize about what we’d do if we woke

Endorphins Lost / OSK – Split Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Ah, the split 7”, that wonderful little beast that keeps the grind and punk flowing… Short and sweet and frantic and furious, just like the good lord intended

Chaos Echoes – Mouvement Review

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. Some people might think of the English darkwave band with such hits as “If You Leave.” Some might randomly associate the British spelling with the similarly British spelling of France’s

Scumpulse – Rotten Review

These Scottish scummies return with Rotten, their first full-length, almost a full four years after their debut EP, 2014’s By Design. And in those four years, it turns out that not too much has changed…

Slow – V – Oceans Review

Few people know that “funeral doom” is really just an acronym for the elements that make up the art form. It was just a coincidence that the acronym formed such a perfect title for the