Despite the consistently churning waves of eclecticism and experimentation that has surrounded Caïna since the project’s inception in 2004, the rich sense of focus and introspection carved from the hands of mastermind Andrew Curtis-Brignell has rarely failed to galvanise the metal underground in a staunch show of support and acclaim.
This month, II by Crowhurst, which is sure to be one of the best albums you will hear all year, was released. In addition to penning my thoughts on the album in a separate feature, I had the opportunity to interview Jay about the new release: First, how did the
Slightly over a year ago, I wrote that Crowhurst was an underground band on the verge of exploding to the forefront of extreme metal. Sitting here today after having had a few weeks time to digest the band’s newest project and mastermind Jay Gambit’s latest foray into the world of
POWERFUL, COLD, UNHINGED, MAJESTIC, FERAL, UNKNOWN, PASSION, PROCESSION…these are only some of the words that come to mind as I listen to the new CAÏNA LP entitled Christ Clad in White Phosphorus (what a great title!). The duo of Andy Curtis-Brignell and Laurence Taylor have manifested one of the finest musical offerings of 2016.
The United Kingdom has a wonderful multi-genre scene, and as such choosing the best releases from these isles is a tough job. The six records below are all different in their tone and their scale (small bands, big bands, huge productions and smaller mixes) but they stood out from the
Hello UK peeps, are you ready for some carnage? Good, because Caïna and Crowhurst are gearing up for an extensive UK tour! Crowhurst – Prolific noise and occasional black metal act from Los Angeles, collaborator with such acts as Black Leather Jesus and Water Torture. First time in the UK