Wednesday, February 25 2015
On Restarter, Torche delivers the smoothest sludge.
Tuesday, February 24 2015
With this EP, Pelican don’t seem to understand that promised tension that never delivers can be as frustrating as tension that never finds release.
Tuesday, February 10 2015
Winterborn isn't particularly original, but the songwriting is strong and the riffs are a nice combination of heavy and catchy.
Thursday, February 5 2015
Sailing the seven seas is a lot more fun when you're on a cruise ship with 60 metal bands and a legion of eager metal fans. No, really.
Thursday, December 11 2014
If you bemoan the fact that the metal genre is getting more and more unlistenable due to groups trying to push beyond music into something else entirely, then this will fit the bill.
Friday, December 5 2014
Metal's shining moments in 2014 include a long-awaited reunion, a culmination of a nearly 20-year career, and a sophomore outing that rose to the occasion.
This is pretty damn indispensable listening, and somewhere down below the man with the horns and cape is grinning in wild approval.
Thursday, December 4 2014
Is this old school speed metal album entertaining and exciting? Oh hells yes!
Thursday, November 13 2014
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, October 29 2014
You have to admit that it’s nice to have KMFDM still making music, even if the band’s relevance at this point is in question.