Reviews

The Room Colored Charlatan – Primitives Review

The Room Colored Charlatan hail from Indiana, and the quintet are on the cusp of breaking into the collective consciousness of those who enjoy something a little more on the difficult, but listenable, side. Intricate details fall into their sound,

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The Best Anarcho/Post Punk Song…
You Will Hear Today!
Dead Cult’s: “Ghosts Still Dance

by Oliver Sheppard Dead Cult may be the youngest band on the resuscitated All the Madmen Records, the anarcho-punk label founded by The Mob in 1978 and resuscitated in 2012 after a nearly 25 year hiatus. Dead Cult‘s 2-song “Ghosts

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Endless Desperation: LEVIATHAN’s Self Titled EP – Review + Stream

This will be a short one. No need to go on too long with words to describe something that defies descriptions, labels or any other kind of categorization attempt. LEVIATHAN (not to be confused with the notorious black metal project) are

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Dead Congregation
Promulgation of the Fall LP
Review.Stream.Footage

Labels: Martyrdoom//Profound Lore Records When was the last time a band made such an overwhelming impact with a debut full-length like Dead Congregation’s Graves of the Archangels? Seemingly the 2008 album set the death metal world ablaze and for good

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Verberis
Vastitas Review + Stream

I love ritual black metal as much as the next damned soul, but Verberis‘ Vastitas tape ups the ante on aggression without sacrificing atmosphere. There are eerie plucked notes sounding while frenetic riffs keep the music hostile. The keyboards are

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Column of Heaven – Precipice

The opening salvo of “Nothing” announces Column of Heaven’s album Precipice with a bulldozer crunch, furious drums and the only decipherable lyrics cutting through, saying “nothing” over and over again. The offset, the surprise, the negative energy and the ferocity are

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Coltsblood – Into The Unfathomable Abyss Album Review

A few months ago the name Coltsblood may not have meant a whole lot to you, but tours with Watain and signing with Candlelight is sure to change that, and more importantly, this devastating record that they call their debut

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Stoneburner
Life Drawing
Review, Stream + Footage

Clearly there’s something in air in Portland, Oregon that’s been breeding a city with a vibrant and healthy underground for years, especially those of the doom and sludge variety. Stoneburner are one such band and one of the latest signees

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Skelethal
Deathmanicvs Revelation
Review + Stream

Some of us might be aware of the expression, “there are tribute bands and there are tribute bands.” What that means is that tribute bands attempt to remake some of the magic the originators of a sub-genre had created, but

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Torment Always Finds You: THOU & THE BODY Collaborative Album Review

They did it. They fucking did it. After years of chasing each other around all over the country on endless joint tours and doing absolutely nothing to hide a deep and long running friendship, two of America’s most prominent and

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