Ramblings about timbres melodic, sludgy, chaotic, and elegiac.
We hope you were expecting a heap of coal this holiday season.
The Gen X legends are back with a dronecore odyssey.
Country for cenobites.
Filthy and Frenzied.
Why do we do this to ourselves?
Well, it seems that there is an 80s metal revival party going on right now so I may as well jump on and enjoy the ride.
“Tvke It On The Rvn 666”
Although I have always been a fan of ‘shoe-gaze’ and ‘post’ styles of black metal, Alcest’s recent release leaves me thoroughly wanting.
Spotlights use tone and layering to carve sonic mountains on their latest EP.
There is a candid sense of liveliness and joviality that pierces Tempel’s compositions. Much of the record leaves an impression of a hard/classic rock aesthetic, however, the way they dig their heels into metallic qualities, carried by vociferous rasps, makes the album feel retro and simultaneously progressive.