Aug 26, 2020
BEAR MACE (Chicago)
— Mark Sugar has helped create a chomping beast of massive riffs, snarling vocals that bely the groove and insanely good guitar.
SILVER KNIFE (Belgium)
— The Belgians mix genres so breathtakingly effortlessly, moving from one and building to...
Aug 19, 2020
— A slam, a swirl, tempos inhale and exhale, grim death is elevated by a joyous soul. Moody but direct. A winning album here.
Kunnes Varjot Saa
— Ethnic folk-influenced spacy alien black metal with raging guitars and evil imagery via the...
Aug 12, 2020
WELL OF NIGHT (Ohio)
Black Alder Sacristy
— Ohio’s repression beats musicians into creating malevolent black metal. This debut is battering with a splattering of beauty and hella riffs.
SEPULCHRAL CURSE (Finland)
From Within The Bowels Of The Earth
— The vocalist is guttural and deranged...
Aug 5, 2020
— A stunningly produced Portugal black metal album with crisp edges around each instrument, and even though a lean to melodic, it remains icy and sharp.
— Finnish black metal is lined with a gravelly vocalist, pummeling pace and a mist of...