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Thursday, November 13 2014

Dire Omen: Wrestling the Revelation of Futility

There’s much to like about this group’s sound, direction and weightiness, but the poor production really undercuts the meatiness of their material.


Wednesday, July 17 2013

Coffins: The Fleshlands

Returning after Buried Death and a seemingly endless jag of compilation appearances and vinyl splits, Coffins rises again


Friday, July 12 2013

Dead Confederate: In the Marrow

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: Pelagial

The Ocean journey to the depths of their namesake, and return with one of this year's best albums.


Wednesday, June 5 2013

Barn Owl: V

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

Beastwars: Blood Becomes Fire

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: Beyond the Lightless Sky

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

Born Again, Again

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

SubRosa: No Help For the Mighty Ones

The second album by this Salt Lake City band puts a seductive twist on traditional doom-metal.


Tuesday, November 2 2010

Nadja: Under the Jaguar Sun

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.


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Xasthur: 2005 Demo (Capsule Reviews) [16.Jun.10]
Madvillain - “Papermill” (MP3) (Mixed Media) [27.May.10]
Cathedral: Keep ‘em Guessing (Columns) [19.Apr.10]
Elegance Is a Shotgun (Moving Pixels) [17.Mar.10]
Slipped Disc: DOOM - Born Like This (Mixed Media) [16.Dec.09]
Pelican: What We All Come to Need (Reviews) [26.Oct.09]
DOOM: Born Like This (Reviews) [24.Mar.09]
Doom (2005) (Reviews) [25.Oct.05]
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