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Cover art is “Pluto and Charon" (1972) by David A. Hardy

Darkthrone – Eternal Hails…… Review…….

What’s in a name? I don’t recall precisely when I first heard Darkthrone’s name – unfortunately I was a pitiful excuse for a metal fan at four years old when Soulside Journey was released. I didn’t

Best of 2020 – Lone Watie: We Find What We Look For

Of course, in terms of human events, a year is an arbitrary construct. It isn’t a thing with agency. A year doesn’t do things. But maaaan, 2020 feels like a real life son-of-a-bitch, doesn’t it?

Katatonia – City Burials Review

Hello, and thank you for joining me. Allow me to make a confession of sorts: I love Katatonia. From their early days as a doomy death metal outfit (either the lovingly weird Dance of December

Darkthrone – Old Star Review

The prime motivator for releasing new material is pretty straightforward for a significant portion of legacy metal acts with decades of labor under their belts: touring. Why sit at home staring at your bills through

Bloodbath – The Arrow Of Satan Is Drawn Review

In some ways, Bloodbath wasn’t a band that should’ve lasted this long—begun as a side project; focused entirely on regurgitating a classic sound; born of members occupied with other, bigger, more serious endeavors. Bands like

Darkthrone – Arctic Thunder Review

One of unlimited advantages of Darkthrone is the fact that they’ve always guarded an inherent, gleaming “metalness” at their core that’s never come close to being doused. That’s something that likewise radiated within the foundation

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

My Dying Bride – Feel The Misery Review

If I were the type of person who worried about “guilty pleasures” (I am not) or whether some thing I enjoy will set me up for ridicule (I am not), I might have to admit