Dawn of Phantom Light
— Distressed, anguished black metal with ethereal threads of violin. Every single song is fantastic.
— Classic Floridian Death Metal, with ripping riffs to the headbanging end.
My Prophetic Soul
— 40-year-old Satan with their charming vocals and brilliant retro guitar arrangements. Another legendary band with a stellar album this year.
Owner And Slave
— Moody black metal and a heavy mist of pummeling drums and dense guitar, with slithering vocals creeping around..
THE SKULL (Chicago)
All That Remains (Is True)
— Either you love or love Eric Wagner's vocals. Ballad-loving heavy doom.
BLACK VIPER (Norway)
Storming With Vengeance
— Norwegian speed with high-pitched King Diamond vocals.
— Scarring bludgeoning oppressive black metal with evil death metal drums.
PANZER SQUAD (Germany)
— Straight up pummeling thrash and hardcore beat.
SERPENTS OF DAWN (SF)
— San Francisco swampy rock and riffs in the hiz-house.
Behind My Vocals:
Rendez-Vous, Witches Rune, Maria Loves Me, Led Er Est, The Short Wave Mystery, Die Selektion, Under The Skin, Paralysed Age