Category: Reviews

Unruly – Hominid Review

Release #2 from Aotearoa New Zealand trio Unruly traverses the same horrible ground as the band’s 2020 debut. In this case, though, similarity is no bad thing. Reinvention isn’t on the agenda, but nor is

Hexvessel – Polar Veil Review

In the pantheon of “ways to reveal oneself as ill-qualified to tell strangers how to feel about the latest Hexvessel album,” telling you that I last checked in on the band at the time of

Found Sounds And Frig You Friday, Vol. 11

Fuck me, there is a LOT of music out in the world. Oh, hello. I didn’t see you come in. Why not sit down and stay for a spell? Or don’t. I’m clearly not your

Exhumed – Beyond The Dead Review

Ordinarily, I am not someone who particularly likes surprises. But I am someone who really likes Exhumed. So I will more than happily accept this one. And of course, aside from its sudden appearance a

Demoniac – Nube Negra Review

Language is a key to the way we think. After all, fluency is more than being able to simply translate and recite, it’s only truly achieved when one begins thinking in that language. It can,

Begravement – Horrific Illusions Beckon Review

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the riffless hinterlands which have separated them from glory, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate

After Earth – The Rarity Of Reason Review

There have been a few revivalist bands of late, but only a handful of newer melodic death metal bands have come close to matching the intensity of the earlier releases from In Flames, Dark Tranquillity,

Graveripper – Seasons Dreaming Death Review

[Cover art by Adam Burke] Have you ever wondered what it would be like to careen down a mountain on a bike only one day after feeling confident enough to remove your training wheels? Or