Footpaths‘ music is like a lonesome descent. Like the slipping away of hope and the tasting on your lips of the second it leaves your grasp. From there, you feel the cold throes of no return clinging to your entire body… You get lost within the labyrinths of your own mind.
It is fairly easy to get trapped within a style, to the point where your sound becomes concrete, loses its fluidity and simply remains stable. That has not been the case with Emptiness, as the band from Brussels proves with their newest album, Not For Music. The trail of releases
Drab Majesty, for those who aren’t aware, is an ethereal, intergalactic postpunk band created by gender neutral human Deb Demure of L.A. They’ve come a long way since releasing an initial four-track cassette in 2012, most notably with the release of their first LP Careless in 2015 and their collaboration
Here are some 2016 releases that are too unpopular (AKA cool) to have made any year end lists, but which deserve every ounce of attention and love they can get. This is criminally overlooked stuff that everyone should get into right now. Read this as a best of 2016 list for
It’s never too late for a review of a worthy Iron Bonehead Productions album, especially in the case of Warpvomit’s 2016 release, the underrated, Barbaric Triumph of Evil, war metal’s best release from last year. War metal like this is always welcome at Cvlt Nation. This bombastic, vocal-vomit ridden full-length
Virgin In Veil are a Finnish deathrock band featuring Jacques and Suzi Sabotage of Masquerade. Their Deviances album was released in October 2016, and they subsequently toured Europe to promote it (check out my interview with them about the tour). Now I’m reviewing the album itself, which I recently received on