Category: Reviews

Dauþuz – Grubenfall 1727 Review

In just a few short years, the German duo Dauþuz has established itself as a powerful voice in atmospheric black metal. Since its start in 2016, the band has released three full-length albums and two

Pa Vesh En – Burial Review

For those who have spent any substantial amount of time in graveyards, you’ll know what I mean when I say every cemetery has its own personality. Some are pleasant and inviting, others morose and forlorn.

Pyrrhon – Abscess Time Review

[Artwork by Caroline Harrison] I could just say, “Pyrrhon has just released their new album, Fuck You, The Musical,” and it would be a 100% correct and sufficient review. But I get paid by the

The Third Kind – Man Vs Earth Review

[Artwork drawn by Rich Muller and painted by Frankie Accardi] Metal, punk and hardcore were clearly crossing lines long before the term “crossover” became a common part of our vernacular. For example, it wasn’t at

Grave Digger – Fields Of Blood Review

The $10* or so that Chris Boltendahl spent on a ticket to Braveheart in 1995 may have been the best money he ever spent… Now in their fortieth year, the bombastic Teutonic trad metallers in

Creature – Ex Cathedra Review

Creature is the type of project that happens when one man gets out his heavy metal blender and decides that there’s no real limit to the ingredients he’s willing to take for a spin. Some

Escuela Grind – GGRRIINNDDCCOORREE Review

One and a half minutes… Ninety seconds… In that same amount of time, you could be three-quarters of the way through brushing your teeth to American Dental Association specifications. You could reheat leftovers from last

Poccolus – Poccolus Review

Of all the branches of heavy metal, black metal is the most susceptible to cultural malleability. Of course there are sounds and styles that largely originate from or develop identities around certain scenes (German thrash,