Random Roundup: May, 2020
Shit you should hear from Dissolve, The Ditch and The Delta, En Nihil, Fearing, Kevin Keith, and Ötzi.
Song of the Day: Stubborn, “Consuming of Self,” from Life Out of Balance (Self-Released, 2020)
Sludgy, brutishly groove-soaked metalcore from Saint Petersburg, Russia.
The Astral Void Displays Atmospheric Doom Dexterity on Full-Length Debut, ‘Earthen Tomb’
Bury yourself in these hypnotizing doom/sludge grooves...
Song of the Day: Teeth Engraved With the Names of the Dead, “Hunted,” from It Will Be Dark Soon (Self-Released, 2020)
Philly-based noise/industrial duo returns with some of their finest output to date.
Song of the Day: Bál, “Hún Finnur Mig” (2020)
Soarin'/slammin' alt.-metal grooves, fresh out of Reykjavík, Iceland.
Review: A Track-by-Track Initial Reaction to Vegas' ...Not Ever
The decades-long doomsday dance takes a more belligerent and linear turn...
Track Premiere + Interview: Crasher, “That Same Old Thing”
A gritty-yet-captivating alt.-rock "folk song" from the forthcoming 'Traitor' EP.
Random Roundup: April, 2020
Shit you should hear from Anxious Arms, Kissed by an Animal, Koyo, Memento., Phantom Hymn, and Rid of Me.
Song of the Day: Tilted, “Honest,” from Washed (Self-Released, 2020)
For fans of: Sugar. Like, dead-on.
Khost Discuss Lurching New Album, Buried Steel, Plus Dispense Video for "Night Air"
"...a unifying gravitational down-thrust as earth reclaims what was stolen..."
Red Vienna Talks Beautifully Bleak New EP, ‘Tomhet’
Vancouver post-rock/punk outfit issues two of its darkest compositions to date.
Stream the Diverse, Hook-Filled Debut Album From “Aging Former Punks” Sik Oheso
From heartfelt emo to punk- or pop-tinged indie rock, and more...
Random Roundup: March, 2020
Shit you should hear from Bent Blue, Friend of My Youth, Jars, Mundy's Bay, Saginaw, and Søøn.
Interview: Peroxide Blonde Triumphs Over Tragedy With New EP, Never Made Me Cry
Somber, eerily catchy alt.-rock that very much offers something different.
Stream Atlantic Tired South, the Breathtaking Posthumous EP From Winnipeg Post-Rock 'Gazers Projektor
The Failure and Quicksand covers are not at all out of place as loose reference points...
Song of the Day: Dissolve, “Spider Squadrons,” from Until the Drugs Wear Off (Maitsuba, 2020)
Skull-crackingly vicious yet underrated metalcore on-and-off for nearly three decades.
Song of the Day: Damokles, “It's Closing Time” (2020)
Slightly heavy/melodic post-hardcore-and-then-some from this new Norwegian outfit.