The Bridesmaid - Grayson (Self Released)

Post-rock, blackened shoe gaze...
Release Date: 
20 Aug 2015 - 11:30pm

Apparently the tracks from this EP have been languishing in some dusty cupboard for moons and moons - not that you could tell, as they ring with the contemporary yearning of modern shoe-gaze/blacke

Chalice of Blood- Helig, Helig, Helig (Daemon Worship Productions)

A competent, if inessential, release.
Release Date: 
14 Jan 2015 - 11:30pm

Seemingly conjured straight from the crypts of the darkest Swedish cemetery, Chalice of Blood is a band that rigidly adheres to the clichés of most underground black metal acts.

Of Spire & Throne - Toll of the Wound (Broken Limb Recordings)

Gloomy doom sludge fudge fun...
Release Date: 
12 May 2014 - 11:30pm

Imagine lying in an open grave while above you, hoards of imps and demons heap clods and sods of cold wet earth onto your face, burying you alive.

Verminous- Curse of the Antichrist (Blood Harvest)

A quick shot of death metal fury...
Release Date: 
9 Aug 2013 (All day)

Verminous are a Swedish death metal band that formed over 10 years ago, in 2002, yet only have two full length releases to their name; 2003's Impious Sacrilege <

Black Tusk - Tend No Wounds (Relapse Records)

Punky, sludgy, swampy goodness...
Release Date: 
22 Jul 2013 - 11:30pm

Another EP for review? This time it's from Black Tusk and what a sweet piece of work this is, even at a mere six tracks.

Hexvessel – Iron Marsh (Svart Records)

The Finn Ritual Magic is back.
Release Date: 
10 May 2013 - 12:30pm

Over again one the best ensembles of Finland (featuring Captain Kvohst, ex- Dødheimsgard- Norway) is back with their 2nd EP and their 4th release. 

Integrity – Black Heksen Rise (Indie Recordings)

Metallic Hardcore EP from the USA
Release Date: 
7 Feb 2013 - 11:30pm

Integrity is a band that goes to an weird era, when the market started to change in the 1990’s and bands like Biohazard started to appear.

The Amenta - Choke Hold EP (Listenable Records)

A delightful snack till dinner time...
Release Date: 
3 Jun 2012 - 11:30pm

‘Blimey’ I thought, ‘This new Amenta album Choke Hold is a bit of a con – only five tracks and three of those are old tunes…’ but then

Lord to release new EP

Aussie melodic metal outfit Lord have announced that they are set to imminently release a new EP. Read on to find out what frontman L.T has to say...

Commented Lord mainman L.T.

Cynic - Re-Traced EP (Season of Mist/Riot)

Cynic releases an album of inferior re-interpretations of songs from the "Traced In Air" record for some inexplicable reason.

Cynic are one of the watershed bands in progressive metal - rated up there with Opeth, Tiamat or Dream Theater in terms of creativity, influence a