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Kvelertak: Kvelertak
4.5 out of 5 skulls


So, all your friends have this thing — it doesn’t make a difference what it is, but it’s the newest in new and everyone is […]

Full Blown Chaos: s/t
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Full Blown Chaos
Full Blown Chaos

To this day I still play the hell out of Full Blown Chaos’ Wake the Demons. It’s a burly album that’s simplistically barbaric in its […]

Electric Wizard: Black Masses
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Electric Wizard
Black Masses

Fuck yes! Electric Wizard are back with another helping of scuzzed out doom. The band’s seventh studio album, Black Masses, is running rampant over the […]

King Giant: Southern Darkness
4 out of 5 skulls

King Giant
Southern Darkness

I’ve lived in this fine state for all but four of my 35 years and not once have I come across a swamp anywhere near […]

Christian Mistress: Agony & Opium
4 out of 5 skulls

Christian Mistress
Agony & Opium

Call me a chauvanistic assbag or what have you, but aside from the likes of Landmine Marathon, I’ve never really been one for female-fronted bands […]

Arma Gathas: Dead To This World
3 out of 5 skulls

Arma Gathas
Dead To This World

Man, if I hadn’t known better (and without looking at what disc I just threw into the stereo) I would have sworn that this was […]

Bison b.c.: Dark Ages
4 out of 5 skulls

Bison b.c.
Dark Ages

Progression is a natural by-product of maturation. Now, whether that progression is a benefit or detractor to a band’s success (and fan base) is an […]

Droids Attack: Must Destroy
4 out of 5 skulls

Droids Attack
Must Destroy

This three piece blues/doom outfit from Madison, Wisconsin dig arcade games, robots and rock n’ fuckin’ roll. Droids Attack‘ third album Must Destroy is filled […]

Living Hell: Oblivion
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Living Hell

Looking back on my review of Living Hell‘s The Lost and The Damned, it’s easy to see why the band has stuck to their formula […]

Pelican: What We All Come to Need
3.5 out of 5 skulls

What We All Come to Need

Perhaps it’s just me or the glut of brutal death and black metal albums I’ve been swamped under the past couple of months, but Pelican‘s […]