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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Moon Tooth
Crux (2019)
Crank this to 8.9 of 11
Genre: Progressive rock
Sounds Like: La Dispute, Wildlights, ASG
Hailing from stickball heaven, where garlic knots, Window Pane, bagels and bowling reign supreme. We welcome Long Island natives Moon Tooth. The foursome's 2nd full-length Crux shows some impressive advancement and clearly plots them on the map. Their massively tight riffage and p...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
III (2019)
Crank this to 7.4 of 11
Genre: Doom, Drone
Sounds Like: Earth, Clouds Taste Satanic
Goatfox from Germany play some of the most cathartic instrumental doom that is relaxing to the core. There is not much information to be found about Goatfox; are they a one-man project, threesome, we have no idea. Regardless, this EP contains three slow driven tunes of soft, drifting instrumental do...
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Fracture (2019)
Crank this to 9.4 of 11
|    Editor's Pick
Genre: Post metal
Sounds Like: ISIS, The Ocean, Jakob
The trio hailing from the depths of Latvia, EYRTH have put together a rich and atmospheric debut. Crisp like a brittle cold winter the band pairs exceptional clean production with an expansive and introspective sound. Fracture is filled with patient build-ups and very calming fretwork court...
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Birth of the Marvellous (2019)
Turn this to 6.9 of 11
Genre: Progressive rock, Metal
Sounds Like: Katatonia, A Perfect Circle
Sermon hailing from London have exploded onto the metal scene with their debut release Birth of the Marvellous. This album displays a wealth of comforting and vast progressive metal that will appeal to a broad range of fans of the heavy. The massive production really sells this album, it&rs...
Monday, April 08, 2019
Sofie Jell
Beauty Lies in the Eyes (2018)
Turn this to 6.7 of 11
Genre: Alternative rock
Sounds Like: Silverchair, Nirvana, Puddle of Mud
The lead track "Queen" just made the heavy meter to get us in for a glimpse of the Brazilian trio side project. The prolific Brazilian band members have put together an EP that provides some comfort food for those who loved the spawn 90s alternative rock. While this is a little outside our comfort z...
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Catastrophone (2019)
Crank this to 9.4 of 11
|    Editor's Pick
Genre: Math Rock, Krautrock
Sounds Like: Cleft, Animals As Leaders, Primus
We are always on the hunt for instrumental albums that have something new and fresh to offer. The duo from France, Diaclase, bring something very fresh and innovative to the table. Their debut album Catastrophone features a whirlwind of instrumental sound and wild rhythms. The six tracks re...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Awake (2019)
Crank this to 9.4 of 11
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Genre: Psychedelic, Doom
Sounds Like: Clouds Taste Satanic, Electric Wizard, Steinsopp
The doom genre is off to a blistering 2019, we have heard some very unique albums to date and we feel it’s just the tip of the iceberg. Seedium hailing from Poland have seeped into our rotation with their weed-laced, heavy instrumental doom. Awake contains three tracks of expansive, m...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Impetus of Death (2018)
Crank this to 8.6 of 11
Genre: Death Metal
Sounds Like: Amorphis, Vorum, Oranssi Pazuzu
In Death metal, we tend to lean towards albums that explore and take us beyond the genre’s traditional sound. That’s where Finnish Death metal quintet Corpsessed comes into play. Impetus of Death, the band’s second release will beat the living shit out of you with an unfor...
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Deth Crux
Mutant Flesh (2018)
Crank this to 7.8 of 11
Genre: Post punk, Goth
Sounds Like: Bauhaus, Sisters of Mercy, The Cramps
Deth Crux hailing from Los Angeles have brought a heaviness to the punk/goth scene that we have not heard much of in recent years. Mutant Flesh, the band’s debut full length takes influences from bands like Bauhaus or Sisters of Mercy and injects a dosage of darkness that forms an unu...
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Body Thief
Travel Glow (2019)
Crank this to 8.3 of 11
Genre: Post-Hardcore, Emo
Sounds Like: Coheed and Cambria, Circa Survive, Mars Volta
Body Thief’s sophomore release Travel Glow is an upgrade for clarity, contrast and more pinpoint fretwork over their debut album Speak in Hibernation (2015). As much of the emo post-hardcore sound can overwhelm you with its incessant piercing vocals, Hawkins does a nice job w...