Tag: Gilead Media

False – Portent Review

I used to have my doubts about False. It’s because I’m what some people would call a fence-sitter. I’ve been one since the first time two little shits asked me to choose between them. I

Falls of Rauros – Patterns in Mythology Review

The influence of Agalloch on the American black metal scene, and the American metal scene in general, simply cannot be understated. The intimate connection that so many bands feel to the earth, the soil, the

Fórn – Rites Of Despair Review

These days it’s safe to admit publicly that things aren’t going well. It’s not uncommon to take your personal demise to social media and let the world know just how under-appreciated you feel. And why

Couch Slut – Contempt Review

Originally written by Chris Redar In 2014, Brooklyn’s Couch Slut dropped one of the most harrowing listening experiences of the year in My Life As A Woman, a bleak examination of emotional depravity set to

Dead To A Dying World – Litany Review

One of the things that seems most consistently difficult to understand for people who don’t particularly like heavy metal is just how it is that it can be soothing and meditative. And certainly, if you

False – Untitled Review

For as much as the genre flaunts its supposed nihilism and negativity, at its best, black metal produces a sort of ecstatic trance in the listener. Thus, although the style is easy enough to muster

Alraune – The Process Of Self-Immolation Review

Your affinity for The Process of Self-Immolation, the debut full-length from Nashville’s Alraune, may depend on your tolerance for genre traditionalists tinkering at the margins by melding together styles of black metal that don’t often

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Gilead Fest 2014 – Let’s Do This

Originally written by Jordan Campbell What better way to cap a slow news week than with a vacation, eh? I’ll be abandoning the comfy climes of Minnesota to spend a long weekend in the bastard