I should introduce this short retrospect by admitting I haven’t been wholly productive during this year in terms of reviews or features. Between the…
Snaps from LURKER’s first show.
Experience Godstopper’s monolithic debut album.
Back from a gruelling tour of Europe, Monarch reveal some of the thought processes behind their latest 13bpm black mass, Omens.
Stream the new split from the Netherland’s finest in its entirety. Sludge-merchants Starve come to blows with the forward-thinking black metal of Terzij de Horde in a unified concept of “a chosen hollow”.
What makes the perfect split?
The ridiculous name doesn’t seem to bother these new hopes for German hardcore. Stream CN Roundhouse Kick’s new EP, Phantomschmerz.
Tri-headed doom attack from all angles of the genre in this Total Rust Music feature.
Yeehaw! It’s a demo round-up. Sludge, crust, death metal… Take your pick; all are available for download.
During a month of music-induced delirium, one lurker gazed a little too deep into where rock has been and where it is going.
With Crucifuge Ensorcelor deliver a slab of cathartic, engaging metal that is sure to win you over with its enraptured delivery and wholly inspired momentum. Play ‘By Mycomancy Insumed’ and read the review.
Leeds three piece, Tree of Sores, are resuscitating the mangled remains of the sludge genre with their unique, hypnotic, intoxicating revelry.