Category: Reviews

Sacred Outcry ‒ Damned For All Time Review

If the members of Greece’s Sacred Outcry had had their way, you’d have heard debut full length Damned For All Time about 17 years ago. They originally entered the studio to record it all the

Sulaco – The Privilege Review

Oh, a new Sulaco EP, you say? Well, now… That’s good news. A few years back, Sulaco’s last full-length The Prize ground its way onto my year-end list, all killer twisting riffage and blistering anger,

GRID – Livsleda Review

Hooboy, that album art sure is something, ain’t it? Jeez. If I just keep hitting ENTER, maybe eventually the spacing will scroll the page up, and it’ll be off the screen. So. Here. Goes. Okay.

Radiant Knife – The Body + The Ghost Review

[Cover art by Terry Grow] If I told you there’s a sludge band from Louisiana that you need to check out, you would probably assume they sound like Eyehategod, Crowbar, or perhaps Soilent Green. But

Night – High Tides – Distant Skies Review

“This time we had no room for Flying V guitars, but instead focused on solid single-coil sound. The new sound created a bigger space for vocals and arrangements…” – Night guitarist Sammy Ouirra That quote

Pharmacist – Medical Renditions Of Grinding Decomposition Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Do you like Carcass? If you answered “yes,” congratulations! You are correct! You DO like Carcass! Is Symphonies Of Sickness your favorite Carcass album? If you answered “yes,”

Pig Destroyer – The Octagonal Stairway Review

The EP is an interesting little beast in the year 2020. Once upon a time, the EP was a necessary way for bands to stay in the press and fans’ ears between full-lengths, or it

Ihsahn – Pharos (EP) Review

Earlier this year Ihsahn, the immortal, ever-evolving genius of Norwegian prog, released Telemark. That EP saw Ihsahn dialing back the clock and bringing the raw fury that made people love his solo records such as