Posts From Ghostwriter

ZOZOBRA
Savage Masters Review

It’s tough to deny the gravity that the past roster of ZOZOBRA lays claim to. Founded in 2006 by Caleb Scofield of Cave In and Old Man Gloom and having featured members from Isis, The Hope Conspiracy, United Nations and

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ECHTRA’s Sky Burial – A Review

On their new album Sky Burial, ECHTRA from Olympa, WA boil the concept of combining Black Metal with (Neo-) Folk down to its purest essence. Simple acoustic guitars, sometimes strummed, sometimes picked meet a basic, almost shy percussion, very seldom

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KATA SARKA
“Crucible of Misanthropy”
Review

Indiana’s Kata Sarka come out in full force with their new release Crucible of Misanthropy. Four spears of unrelenting expedient and angry thrash metal with a hint of crust searing into your skin with a bludgeoning attack. From start to

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STOIC VIOLENCE
Self Titled 12″ Review

Southern California’s Stoic Violence fly off the handle with their Self Titled 12” delivering eight tracks of straight forward angry punk rock. Sounding like they took a time machine from 1981 Stoic Violence spew their motorcycle jackets and doc marten

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At this late hour…
TOTAL NEGATION review + exclusive stream

If you’re curious about how much a Black Metal band can actually bend the term and the inscribed elements of the genre without losing the grounding, the new TOTAL NEGATION record (out 3/31/13 on Temple of Torturous) should be on

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Surf Nazis Must Die!
GORESHACK Review

Death Metal and Grind mixed with Surf Rock???? Yes, you heard right. Here we have a group of five foul mouthed surf zombies hailing from the decrepit sands of Wormwood Beach, CA.. (Fresno, CA to be exact) entitled GORESHACK and

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CVLT Nation Introducing
Young Artists From Germany – Part 1

These days, everyone’s an artist. At least everyone thinks he is. Of course it’s good that art has been evolving and multiplying but seriously – who doesn’t have at least 5 annoying friends that claim to be in art and

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CULT OF ERINYES & ZIFIR SPLIT REVIEW

About a year ago I was highly excited about Cult Of Erinyes’ first full length album, so when I got their new split tape in the mail, I was eager to give it a spin. Not only because it was

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EXILES – SHORT FILM // TRAILER

‘ROMEO IS BANISHED.’ – that might sound like the name of a new glamrock-band hailing from Las Vegas to destroy every sense of music and art in this world. But no : it is actually a kind of a headline

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