Tag: Doom

Vendel – Out In The Fields Review

Vendel’s full length debut Out in the Fields is the type of album that creates a bit of a headache in terms of giving it a truly accurate description, and yours truly has certainly struggled

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Tzompantli – Beating The Drums Of Ancestral Force Review

[Cover artwork by Adam Burke] I’m amped.  You know that feeling you get after listening to a piece of music that really gets the blood flowing? The kind that could push you to survive some

Coffins – Sinister Oath Review

Keep it simple, whether you’re stupid or not – there’s certainly something to be said for that ethos. And always, always, always keep it heavy. The four fellows in Japan’s Coffins abide by a credo

My Dying Bride – A Mortal Binding Review

A certain someone began his review of My Dying Bride’s last album, The Ghost of Orion, by stating that the band has never released a bad album. While that may be very true, there’s no

Ischemic – Condemned To The Breaking Wheel Review

Toronto’s Ischemic take a rather interesting approach to assembling their doom/death metal that helps give it a refreshing, but thankfully never forced, level of diversity. Condemned to the Breaking Wheel is their third full length,

Owl – Ghosts Of Summer Review

Bonn, Germany’s Owl has spent more than a decade exploring the spectrum between extremely heavy doom/death and spaced out ambience, with most releases blending the two to a certain extent. Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Christian Kolf

Slimelord – Chytridiomycosis Relinquished Review

Do you remember the hit show Figure it Out? If you’re like me, a millennial infatuated with the Nickelodeon culture of the ’90s and early 2000s, it was absolutely one of your favorite shows. If not

Ponte Del Diavolo – Fire Blades From The Tomb Review

One of the very best things about music is that quite literally anyone can make it. Your neighbor who never trims his hydrangeas? Could be a secret banjo virtuoso. That lady at the grocery store