Parallaxis – Dissonance EP

June 15, 2017 Syd Ghan 0

5/10 I’ll be the first to admit it: sometimes a band hits my pet peeve nail so hard with their musical hammer that I can’t help but be meaner to them than they maybe deserve. […]


Sage – Procrastinate

June 14, 2017 Syd Ghan 0

7/10 The most impressive thing about Cochrane, Ontario’s Sage, the brainchild of one Eric Paquet who handles the drumming and singing as well as the songwriting and recording, is that this band does Nirvana dirtier […]


Die Hexe – Coven

April 27, 2017 Syd Ghan 0

9.5/10 Excuse me while I gush. Coven, the latest offering from Toronto, Ontario’s hardcore outfit Die Hexe, is awesome from front to back. Obvious influences like Converge and Poison the Well shine through all over […]


Mortanius – A Voice From Beyond

April 21, 2017 Syd Ghan 1

6.5/10 Mortanius’ latest EP, A Voice From Beyond, is about as drenched in gothic sounds as it gets. From the synth-laden title track (which doesn’t let up on the melodrama for a whopping eleven and […]