Lila Tristram – Our Friends Pt. I EP Review

Having gone to college in the early 2010's, I have developed an acute aversion to anything that can be labelled "acoustic singer-songwriter." But quad flashbacks aside, it's nice to be reminded that the genre can actually be great. On her debut EP Our Friends Pt. I, Lila Tristram does just that. Tristram uses the EP … Continue reading Lila Tristram – Our Friends Pt. I EP Review

Elder – Omens Review

Elder are among the pantheon of stoner/doom bands such as Khemmis, Pallbearer, YOB, and Spirit Adrift who've achieved critical acclaim and risen above and beyond the ranks of their subgenre ilk. Where Elder separate themselves further, however, is the loosening of their stoner/doom ties on their latest album Omens. Elder have always been the proggiest … Continue reading Elder – Omens Review

Graveir – King of the Silent World Review

When you think "black metal," Australia may not be the first place that comes to mind. But like that Snorlax album I reviewed earlier this year, the land Down Under has its fair share of blackened greatness. The latest installment comes from Graveir, a five-piece from Melbourne, with their new album King of the Silent … Continue reading Graveir – King of the Silent World Review