IDES break every single rule of punk and hardcore on their new LP, and it’s damn magnificent.
“Oh, come with old Khayyám, and leave the Wise
To talk; one thing is certain, that Life flies;
One thing is certain, and the Rest is Lies;
The Flower that once has blown for ever dies.”
“Bring back the plague.”
“Laid out on the floor without a tongue trying to ask why”
Succinct reviews of some cybergrind, harsh noise/industrial, and hardcore-infused death metal.
Haunted by Cruelty sounds like the soundtrack to an army of demons marching towards heaven, ready to pull the angels down into the abyss.
“Send my body to Arby’s.”
The embodiment of a bitter winter. Although it might be my open window, I feel a slight wind coming from the speakers.
Ensnared in a crystalline azure.
Viscerally raw yet dripping with mood, this new album from the Iraqi band Mulla hits hard and fast with all the glory of classic second wave black metal, but with something unique added to the mix.
Members of The Body, Full of Hell, and Lingua Ignota combine to give us a lesson in restraint and trust on their debut LP.
“Strange is the night where black stars rise,
And strange moons circle through the skies
But stranger still is