Wednesday, July 17 2013
Returning after Buried Death and a seemingly endless jag of compilation appearances and vinyl splits, Coffins rises again
Friday, July 12 2013
Despite an unshakeable feeling of familiarity throughout, In the Marrow is an enjoyable ride that's indicative of this still-to-surprise Georgia band.
Monday, June 10 2013
The Ocean journey to the depths of their namesake, and return with one of this year's best albums.
Wednesday, June 5 2013
On their new album V, it's all about the layers. Pull enough back and you'll find the most complex Barn Owl album to date.
Wednesday, April 17 2013
Blood Becomes Fire will undoubtedly be placing high on many end-of-year lists in 2013, and the 10 songs therein present unrelenting and graphic visions of ruin and despair.
Monday, October 17 2011
Hull’s sophomore album is a vastly more imaginative effort, conveying a palpable sense of creative energy that with any luck should see the band getting a lot more attention.
Monday, August 1 2011
Critically panned 28 years ago, Black Sabbath's bizarre 11th album, Born Again, has gone on to earn a cult following of its own.
Tuesday, March 22 2011
The second album by this Salt Lake City band puts a seductive twist on traditional doom-metal.
Tuesday, November 2 2010
Here’s to hoping Nadja pull a Radiohead and emerge jazzily, victoriously; sounding less like a two-hour Aztec sacrifice and more like Agalloch meets Orthodox, while keeping close that stylish, Canadian Aidan Baker dark flair.
Wednesday, September 1 2010
Imagine Trent Reznor never had his recent final phase and we were never exposed to that post-Fragile laptop rock. Picture instead that he signed to Southern Lord, mourned New Orleans after Katrina, and wrote a bunch of great doom-drone guitar dirges.