Tag: Industrial

Progenie Terrestre Pura – oltreLuna Review

When Italy’s Progenie Terrestre Pura released U.M.A. four years ago, they offered a decidedly different, intensely hard-to-pin-down take on industrialized black metal. The programmed drums, use of synths, and heavily processed guitars brought Darkspace to

Anaal Nathrakh – The Whole Of The Law Review

A question that is not as off-topic as it likely seems: are nihilism and humanism necessarily incompatible philosophical doctrines? Should we continue to believe in reason and progress when presented with constant suffering and apparent

Killing Joke – Pylon Review

Sometimes we fall in love at first sight. Sometimes it takes a bit longer. We’ve all experienced both: that magic moment that means that everything changes in a second, that life will never be the

Thy Catafalque – Sgùrr Review

My what now? What the falque is a catafalque? In case you’ve never written a dissertation on Western religious burial ritual, or if you’re fan of the band and have wondered but just never mustered

Fear Factory – Genexus Review

Fear Factory. Goddamn Fear Factory. Goddamn, Fear Factory. That’s the abridged, edited, and expurgated version of the thoughts that went through my mind while listening to Genexus. With a history that includes as many steps

Author & Punisher – Melk En Honig Review

Welcome to the bespoke machine apocalypse. If Tristan Shone’s music as Author & Punisher has been on your radar at all, you likely know that the sounds of Melk en Honing are formed by custom

Cavalera Conspiracy – Pandemonium Review

When the brothers Cavalera reunited under the Cavalera Conspiracy name a few years back, some fans held out hope that this would represent a return to the Sepultura glory of old. While Inflikted and Blunt

Godflesh – A World Lit Only By Fire Review

In the spectrum of heaviness, there’s heavy. And there’s heavy. And there’s Godflesh. Other bands have been faster, louder, angrier, more chaotic, but none has better embodied the empty, numbing, noisy desolation of the industrialized