Tag: Katatonia

Manny-O-War’s Best Of 2016 – The Death Of Angels

It seems like last year fans of loud music sat around talking about how the world had gone to shit and the only thing saving us from mental annihilation was quality heavy metal. Imagine if

Andrew Edmunds’ Best Of 2016 – Let’s Put This Year Behind Us

Christ, what a terrible terrible terrible year. I’m glad this one’s behind us. Between the deaths of so many greats and the interminable American presidential election, 2016 was an insufferably brutal year. (Let’s not speak

Zach Duvall’s Best Of 2016: Foundations Of Immortality

Another year, another year-end roundup blah blah blah… NO! Not going to treat this like any other year. Not at all. Because for a multitude of reasons, 2016 was far from ordinary, or even within

Last Rites’ Best Of 2016 – Combined Staff

Every year we get hundreds of thousands of letters from all over the world asking how we manage to compile our annual Last Rites Combined Staff Top 25 List. It’s no easy task, we’ll have

A Devil’s Dozen – Katatonia

With apologies to the poet Wallace Stevens, one might think about Katatonia’s career as something like thirteen ways of looking at melancholy. Few bands have been more single-minded in their pursuit of gloom and creeping

Katatonia – The Fall Of Hearts Review

Anyone paying even a bit of attention knows that Katatonia has long settled into a veteran groove, content to deliver quality additions to their voluminous catalog of doomy, gloomy, depressive rock/metal with only minor tweaks

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Katatonia – Dead End Kings Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Katatonia has made a career out of defying the odds. They are one of the only bands in metal history that stripped most of the metallic elements from their sound

Katatonia – The 90s Essentials Interview

[Part Two of MetalReview’s ongoing interview series featuring artists included in The 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s.] MetalReview: Many moons ago, the MetalReview team set out on a mission many deemed impossible: to single