Category: Reviews

Worm – Foreverglade Review

There’s an odd inversely proportional relationship between the clarity of Worm’s logo and the clarity of — or at least, the quality of — their musical output. On their (then, his) first record, 2017’s Evocation

Black, Raw, & Bleeding: Calcified Beneath The Sunken Obsidian Temple Of The Black Metal Underground

Greetings once again, Trav’lers of the Night. As we approach the eve of the eve of the eve of the eve of the eve of the eve of the eve of the eve of the

Outre-Tombe – Abysse Mortifère Review

[Album artwork by Matt “Putrid” Carr] There’s something magical concerning the way a number of us grew to accept brutality as a positive force in life. If you’re lucky enough to have the spectre of

Abstracter – Abominion

Oakland, California’s Abstracter have been digging themselves a hole since 2012. Their debut album, Tomb Of Feathers, was but scratching at the topsoil like edging a grave plot with a 48″ Wood Handle Transfer Shovel (available

U.D.O. – Game Over Review

Part of me wants to say something like “It’s surprising that, forty-something years into his career, Udo — and by extension U.D.O. — is still cranking out albums as good as Game Over and making

Gus G. – Quantum Leap Review

There are only a handful of name-brand metal guitarists. Gus. G. is certainly one of them, and that was before he joined the Ozzy train in 2009. Firewind, Dream Evil, Nightrage, and Mystic Prophecy—he was

Atræ Bilis - Apexapien

Atræ Bilis – Apexapien Review

[cover art by Eliran Kantor] The term bouncy applies to many things in life, including: A ball that you throw against the wall when you’re bored An adorable kangaroo or rabbit An inflatable castle that

Tentation – Le Berceau Des Dieux Review

They say French is the language of love and romance. Which is probably why I don’t speak it very well. HEY-OH! Thanks. I’ll be here all week. Try la ratatouille… But soyons sérieux, folks, if