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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.


Wednesday, September 1 2010

Planning for Burial: Leaving

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.


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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