Tag: Katatonia

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


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

90s Essentials – Volume Two

Jumping right back in, folks: Here we have Volume 2 of MetalReview’s Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s. (Click here for Vol. 1) With some bitchin’ buzzsaw action, a thrash classic, a nice reminder that

Katatonia – Night Is The New Day Review

originally written by Jim Brandon There are winning streaks in all walks of life, whether it’s being productive at your very unglamorous job, excelling at whatever glamorous sport you’re overpaid to play, or creating music. Everyone is capable

00s Essentials – Volume Seven

Volume Seven shoves its way into the latter half our list with authority. This edition contains some of the most cathartic albums of the decade, for wildly varying reasons. Whether you prefer to drown your

Katatonia – The Great Cold Distance Review

Originally written by Jason Jordan. Perhaps the finest attribute of Katatonia is their fail-proof consistency. Before I dig into a new studio album from these Swedes, I always ask myself the following question: so just how good