Tag: Sentient Ruin

Track Premiere: Ceremonial Bloodbath – “The Boneless One”

[Cover art by Matt Sidney] Who is The Boneless One? Is it Garry Scott Davis aka GSD, the inventor of the frontside front foot plant done while skating transitions? Or perhaps Jeff Phillips, who also

Diamonds & Rust: Killing Joke – Hosannas From The Basements Of Hell

[Cover artwork: Inhuman Rearing, by Victor Safonkin] Sentient Ruin label boss M. talks about his favorite album of all time, which was recently reissued: Killing Joke’s 2006 album Hosannas From The Basements Of Hell. A

Track Premiere: Egregore – “Birth Of Death”

[Artwork by Lev Y.S.] There have been quite a few bands from the Carcass school making some fantastic music as of late. While this year has been fairly quiet in that department, bands like Pharmacist,

Audio/Visual Premiere: 夢遊病者 – “Silesian Fur Coat”

The music of the Japanese/Russian/American collective known as 夢遊病者 (Sleepwalker) have been using their music to search out the nexus between cognitive memory and the subconscious since their debut demo (統​合​失​調​症​の​飢​餓) and subsequent first studio

Track Premiere: Shadows – Night Stalker

“Nightstalker,” the opening track off the forthcoming Out For Blood, emerges from a twilight mist. The rustle of wind in the trees and the cawing of crows set the stage. The soft guitar strums a

Track Premiere: Concilium – “Between The Moon And The Mountain”

In metal, it is often times easy to get swept away in this romantic vision of Death. Whether it be the mournful, wilted funeral flowers of My Dying Bride or the gorephillic brutality of Cannibal

Track Premiere: Prophetic Suffering – “The Suffering”

Whether it’s called war metal or bestial black metal (or if you’ve come up with a fairly pedantic set of parameters to separate the two), there’s no denying Canada certainly has a hell of a

Track Premiere: Cryptae – “Pearl”

There was this kid in my fourth (maybe fifth?) grade class who was smart–I mean exceptionally smart. Xavier was very well spoken, well-read for his age, and extremely intelligent. The teachers mostly left him alone as