Wednesday, October 9 2013
Technical death metal luminary Gorguts recently released their first album in 12 years and we discuss its concept and creation with band leader and Canadian metal legend Luc Lemay.
Thursday, September 19 2013
You could write a doctoral thesis on death metal band Ulcerate's complex musicality, and the band's latest album, Vermis, is another stunning mix of science run amok, organic madness, and clinical brutality.
Tuesday, September 17 2013
Fans of unorthodox and ingenious trajectories would be well advised to seek out Oranssi Pazuzu's cosmically gazing black metal.
Friday, September 6 2013
The Wild Hunt sees the Swedish sinners simultaneously confront their songwriting skills and our definition of what Watain should sound like, while upholding the thrash/death/black metal amalgam they had honed into a sharp scepter on Lawless Darkness.
Thursday, August 22 2013
Necrocracy is playful, while also feeling legitimately demented.
Wednesday, July 17 2013
Returning after Buried Death and a seemingly endless jag of compilation appearances and vinyl splits, Coffins rises again
Monday, July 15 2013
Below, the debut from Finnish duo Lantern, is a grand reminder that the first rotten beat of death metal's heart still has plenty of relevance and resonance in 2013.
Tuesday, July 9 2013
Heavy metal band Lesbian's third full-length release stands with some of the best progressive metal epics, but could use some cleaner, less murky production to showcase their classical fused into the alloy that is Forestelevision.
Monday, July 8 2013
PopMatters talks with lead screamer George Clarke of Deafheaven about his band's creative process, his writing influences, and the simultaneous allure and darkness of the pursuit of wealth in the Bay Area.
Sunday, June 30 2013
The remarkable quality of the sounds coming out of these disparate personalities is so cleanly divided that each song seems to benefit from the sonic quality of two entirely different lead singers as opposed to the reality of one, who is obviously possessed.