Category: Reviews

Dödsrit – Dödsrit Review

If you know me – and you should, if you don’t, because I’m fantastic – you’ll know that, generally speaking, the wide swath of black metal bores me. But there’s always an exception, of course,

Antigama – Depressant Review

Man, that cover is golden… The red pill there… with the hook… for all the fools who fall for that… But that’s outside the scope of my review, and possibly outside the meaning of the

Masters Of Disguise – Alpha / Omega Review

Have you ever wondered what Helloween would sound like if Michael Kiske sounded more like Michael Sweet of Stryper? No, you didn’t. Because why would you?  Hell, I adore both bands, and I’ve never once

Ram – Rod Review

This Ram is sometimes a confusing beast. On paper, their fiery trad metal sounds perfect – it’s heavily indebted to Judas Priest, and nods to Mercyful Fate, Accept, and Omen float around in the periphery.

Evilfeast – Ellegies of the Stellar Wind Review

There are many types of homes. You’ve got saltboxes, colonials, federals, a-frame, shingle, Victorian, foursquare, lodge, gablefront, storybook, split-level, etc. But, there’s really only one desirable way to live, and that’s definitely inside a cavernous,

Wojczech / Krupskaya Split Review

I’ve had my ear on Germany’s Wojczech since their 2005 full-length Sedimente. That one hit the right spot for me back then, with its crust-fueled riffing, grindcore dissonance, balance of punk drive and outright blasting,

Godflesh – Post Self Review

Godflesh has always had an uncommon connection to metal and industrial music—despite the obvious inclusion of both styles in their sound, one need not be a devoted fan of either to appreciate their work. Sure,

Lihhamon – Doctrine, Iron Hands of Decimation & Miasmal Coronation (Split) Review

Lihhamon has largely flown under the radar, despite some claiming they own some lost demo cassette that is certainly killer but they just can’t “find it right now.” Full length Doctrine was originally self released