Firebreather – Under A Blood Moon Review

It's weirdly satisfying when a band's name aligns perfectly with their sound. Blowtorch guitars and bass, pounding drums, and coarse, burly vocals comprise the Gothenburg, Sweden trio Firebreather. With an arsenal of molten riffs at the ready, the band unleashes stoner doom fury on their latest barnburner of an album Under A Blood Moon. The … Continue reading Firebreather – Under A Blood Moon Review

Howling Giant – The Space Between Worlds Review

If you've had your ear to the ground, you're probably aware that there's a renaissance happening in stoner/doom metal. Pallbearer and Khemmis are the kings of melodic doom, Elder are the masters of all things prog and psych, and Spirit Adrift have recently taken the underground by storm with their latest album. With the release … Continue reading Howling Giant – The Space Between Worlds Review

Netherbird – Into The Vast Uncharted Review

(releases September 27th) Metal often gets ridiculed for its excess of subgenre descriptors, but how else would you label a band like Netherbird? The Swedish band plays an eclectic brand of melodic blackened death metal. For their fifth album, Into The Vast Uncharted, the band has added former Amon Amarth drummer Fredrik Andersson into the … Continue reading Netherbird – Into The Vast Uncharted Review

Eternal Storm – Come the Tide Review

When you think of death metal, "beautiful" probably isn't the first word that comes to mind. Yet that is the best one-word description of the debut album from Spain's Eternal Storm. Come the Tide is an atmospheric, melodic death metal masterpiece that unearths beauty through devastation. The band doesn't beat around the bush, starting their … Continue reading Eternal Storm – Come the Tide Review