Reviews

BAPTISTS Bloodmines Review + Stream

2014 has been quite the year for solid releases. Even within its last quarter, this year continues to host astounding outputs by artists across the genre board. Baptists newest full-length, Bloodmines, is one such release. The sequel to 2012’s mysterious

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Wrekmeister Harmonies – Then It All Came Down LP Review

Last year, JR Robinson, under the pseudonym of Wrekmeister Harmonies, unveiled his second record (and first for Thrill Jockey), You’ve Always Meant So Much To Me, a painfully misleading title for what turned out to be a morose and unsettling

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Torso – “Community Psychosis”
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Torso is a d-beat hardcore band from California that rips and thrashes as they play their brand of in-your-face hardcore at a speed that breaks necks and knocks some sense into your skull. The fast pace of the music does

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Exclusive CVLT Nation Streaming: ZOM “The Depths” + Review

Dark Descent Records: Release Date 24 November 2014 So, CVLT Nation aficionados, care for a killer review? Are you listening to too much Foreigner, playing, “I Want to Know What Cvlt Is?”  Well, its October 2014, and another highly-anticipated album

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Phobocosm – Deprived Review

Phobocosm – Deprived (Dark Descent Records) It’s comfortable for a writer to lean on convention sometimes; but sometimes, convention gets co-opted because the band actually does stuff you don’t necessarily expect, like write riffs worth commenting on. I haven’t wanted

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Seizures – The Sanity Universal album review

It’s entirely appropriate that the cover art of Seizures’ The Sanity Universal features an image of a densely populated galaxy. An infinite system of stars, bound by interstellar gases, held in place by gravity – that most humbling of forces.

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Qualeaceans – “Capture Of Ziz” + Review

Metal In Opposition they call it; to me, it is polystylist metal, free metal, space metal — krautmetal. Whether from Germany or not, Qualeaceans play the most radical brand of metal, ever. The ensemble draw on every single form of

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Never Mind the Joy Division Here’s the Total Control: a Review of the Typical System Lp

The Australian band Total Control’s second album finds them exploring all things dark and punk. From the new wave keyboards that open this to the more lo-fi garage ruckus kicked up on “Expensive Dog,” to a colder,  Echo and the

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Darkspace – Dark Space III I Review + Stream

When I first listened to Darkspace, I told myself “woah, what a weird band, that’s cool”, and then I took interest in them, learned stuff about the way they do things, and that’s when I told myself, “holy shit, that’s

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EARTH – Primitive and Deadly
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Like a fine wine, the work of Dylan Carlson only appears to get better with age. Clichéd comparison? Sure, but extremely apt nonetheless. While Earth’s original run of records are nothing to sniff at, the run of records from Earth

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