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

Astrid S – Trust Issues Review

Astrid S first caught attention with her hit single “Breathe” in 2017; a catchy pop song that borders on the EDM spectrum of music.  With “Breathe”, Astrid S offered top-shelf production, great vocals that hardly seem overly manufactured in production / auto-tuned if at all, and lyric writing at a higher level than the typical … Continue reading Astrid S – Trust Issues Review

Curse These Metal Hands (Pijn & Conjurer collab) Review

Metal isn't known for collaborations. Perhaps the most common example of collaborations is supergroups, but those fall flat more often than not. Features are becoming more common these days, but still aren't as prevalent as in other genres like hip hop. But what we have here is neither of these. Although very different sonically, this … Continue reading Curse These Metal Hands (Pijn & Conjurer collab) Review