Neck of the Woods – The Annex of Ire Review

"Progressive metal" can be a loaded term. On one end, you could be in for some engaging, envelope-pushing music. On the other, you'd be hearing dudes with gauged ears ripping off Meshuggah and Tesseract. While I can't speak to the state of Vancouver band Neck of the Woods' ear piercings, I can say their new … Continue reading Neck of the Woods – The Annex of Ire Review

King of None – Weightless Waters EP Review

This is the first artist-submitted release that we have approved to review here on Burnt Coffee Reviews. If you have a new album/EP that you would like us to review, reach out to us with streaming links and a brief bio/description at Finland's King of None are a 5-piece band that describe themselves as … Continue reading King of None – Weightless Waters EP Review

Devin Townsend – Empath Review

Devin Townsend - Empath Review Where to begin with this album?  Empath is a prime example of what an album should be: challenging, fun, expressive, and diverse.  Devin Townsend advances upon the wonderful instrumental and vocal talents we have heard from him in the past, while letting the eccentric side of his personality shine throughout … Continue reading Devin Townsend – Empath Review