Albums

Myrkur – Mareridt 

September 20, 2017 Dominic Abate 0

9/10 It’s almost impossible to talk about Myrkur without the inevitable debate about “is she black metal or not.” Personally, I’ve always thought this was a ridiculous argument to have, as Myrkur (AKA Amalie Bruun) […]

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King Parrot – Ugly Produce

September 19, 2017 Paul Ablaze 0

8.5/10 King Parrot! The answer to the question, what if GWAR listened to nothing but Napalm Death for a year and then wrote a record… Okay, that might not be 100% accurate but goddamn if […]

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Comeback Kid – Outsider

September 13, 2017 Mathieu Perrier 0

7.5/10 Canadian hardcore legends Comeback Kid are back with their sixth record, Outsider, an album that’s filled with pounding drums, crunchy guitars, featured artists, chant-along choruses, and frontman Andrew Neufeld’s signature melodic screams. In fact, […]

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Loser Points – Ones and Zeros

September 12, 2017 Aaron Deck 0

8.2/10 Sometimes, simplicity is sublime. Hailing from Red Deer, Alberta, Loser Points are a perfect case study for it. Built around a hardcore base, they throw together songs that consist of everybody’s favourite chords, yet […]

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Suicide Silence – Self-titled

September 11, 2017 Syd Ghan 0

6.5/10 The nu-metal is strong on Suicide Silence’s latest self-titled release. That means the purists aren’t going to be happy. The rampant use of melody and crystal-clear production are going to drive them insane. If […]

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Big Brave – Ardor

August 31, 2017 Dominic Abate 0

10/10 I have a special place in my heart for Big Brave. My first encounter with them was in early 2016 when they opened for Sleep. I had never heard of them before and somewhat […]

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Psychocide – Alcohol and Bad Decisions

August 30, 2017 Syd Ghan 0

7/10 Psychocide’s debut album Alcohol and Bad Decisions plays like an encyclopaedia of pop-rock from the last three decades. The opening track, “Crazy Janet,” roars right out of the 80s with its Motley Crue inspired […]