Underoath – Erase Me

April 10, 2018 Syd Ghan 0

9/10 Anyone who was worried that an eight year gap between albums may have softened Underoath’s touch can breathe a sigh of relief. Erase Me is definitely more polished than anything from the earlier half […]

Ministry - Amerikkant

Ministry – Amerikkant

March 30, 2018 Max Morin 0

5.5/10 Do you ever look at something and think, “How did you fuck that up?” Whether it’s an Ikea chair, a bowl of KD or a democratic electoral system, some things end up being ruined […]


Ænimus – The Final Warning

March 27, 2018 Mickey Ellsworth 0

7.5/10 From the experimental days of early black-metal through the rise of death- and grind-metal subgenres, Sweden has always played an important role in the development of different styles and approaches to heavy music. On […]


Agnesis – In Places We Keep

March 26, 2018 Jason Greenberg 0

5/10 In the mystical, magical land of Perth, Australia lives a progressive rock/metal act by the name of Agnesis. For fans of more symphonically charged progressive music, like that of the mighty Opeth, both the […]

Windhand Satan's Satyrs Split EP

Windhand and Satan’s Satyrs – Split EP

March 15, 2018 Ben Cornel 0

10/10  Windhand and Satan’s Satyrs, two of Virginia’s heaviest outfits, come together on one split to deliver an absolutely crushing hand of heavy music. Released February 16th, 2018 on Relapse Records, the split delivers a […]

Satanic - Architecture of Chaos

Satanic – Architecture of Chaos

February 28, 2018 Syd Ghan 0

6/10 It’s not that I don’t enjoy the ideas in Satanic’s latest release Architecture of Chaos. The 15-year-old me loves the unfettered rage – fuck the world, death to all but metal, all that good […]

Mouthbreather - Pig

Mouthbreather – Pig

February 22, 2018 Max Morin 0

7.5/10 “Nasty, brutish and short” was a phrase written by Thomas Hobbes in 1651. Little did Hobbes know, 360 years ago, that he had just written the perfect description of Boston grindcore act Mouthbreather ’s […]


Agrimonia – Awaken

February 21, 2018 Mathieu Perrier 0

5/10 Agrimonia is the most recent band I’ve been introduced to that comes from the great country of Sweden. Their fourth release, Awaken, is complete with brutal vocals, solid musicianship, and an overall dark ambience […]