War On TV – War On TV Review

From the first meandering notes of the opening bass groove melting into the guitar line, it seems that War On TV is attempting to craft something unique and contemporary while embracing the spirit of the mid-nineties. The eponymous release conjures aromas of Soundgarden, American Football, and Coheed and Cambria but has no intent of being … Continue reading War On TV – War On TV Review

Daufødt – 1000 Island Review

Too often in hardcore, a full length record is plagued by either a flatline of energy where each song sounds like the last, leaving little to be explored, or misguided attempts at something new, stripping the artist of their edge. Oslo hardcore outfit Daufødt manages so avoid both with their furious debut full length 1000 … Continue reading Daufødt – 1000 Island Review

Luwten – Door EP Review

There’s a certain comfort that comes with delirium. You know, one of those nights where you stay up too late bullshitting, fighting the temptation to fall asleep but for no real reason. There’s something very haunting yet freeing about being left alone, half-awake with your thoughts. Luwten’s latest EP Door embodies this feeling sonically.  https://youtu.be/YSe1MYbKiYwContinue reading Luwten – Door EP Review

Turkey Vulture – Time To Pay Review

While the band Turkey Vulture are experienced veterans of the scene, having been involved in a plethora of other projects, there's something youthful and refreshing about their approach on their latest EP Time To Pay. Sure, some of it could be attributed to the sick Satan's¹ high school notebook style cover art, but it mostly … Continue reading Turkey Vulture – Time To Pay Review

Kanawha – The Sky Was The First To Fall Review

While a good portion of my reviews lean toward the fuzzy and riff-laden corner of the rock/metal spectrum, I don't think I've actually covered a straight-up hard rock album yet. Well not until now anyways. Hailing from Reno, Nevada, Kanawha barrelled their way past the armed guards of Burnt Coffee HQ to present us with … Continue reading Kanawha – The Sky Was The First To Fall Review