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Wake – Devouring Ruin Review

Raise your hand if you thought that 2018’s Misery Rites was a monstrous grind album, both a high-water mark of the genre and for the band? Our own Mr. Edmunds saw the light and recognized

In Crust We Trust: Vol 14

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 14. This month, I’ve supplemented the usual array of riotous EPs and LPs with a stack of recent demos. In fact, there’s a veritable Deafening

Intronaut - Fluid Existential Inversions

Intronaut – Fluid Existential Inversions Review

It’s interesting to watch something grow. I have a window box of Morning Glories outside my living room. They started out as tiny little seeds and then became an unruly mass of green vines and

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White Ward – Love Exchange Failure Review

Extreme music is an evocative artform that inspires a lot of great album covers. Every metalhead can rattle off a few classics that screamed DANGER in their eager youth, or recent releases that caught their

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

With The End In Mind – Unraveling; Arising Review

Originally released independently in 2016, Unraveling; Arising is the debut full length of Olympia’s With the End in Mind. The project is the sole vision – if not quite sole execution – of Alex Freilich,

Sinistro – Sangue Cassia Review

Since the release of their debut LP in 2012, Sinistro have rolled along the bloody waters of the Lake of Fire. Their sanguine tunes and morbid aura lapping at the fiery shores. From simple opening

Neurosis – Fires Within Fires Review

Fires Within Fires feels like aging. Now, hold up. I’m not talking about the ages of the members involved, or at least not directly. Neurosis’s music, at least from Enemy of the Sun onward (and