Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
Profunda Gravis Metalli
28 Jun 2012 // 6:20 PM
Underground metal is a strange beast. It often struggles to celebrate its successes lest it somehow betray its outsider status. Well, to hell with composure and coolness.
KEN Mode: Success
24 Jun 2015 // 9:20 PM
A little anti-social rage never hurt anybody.
KEN mode: Entrench
21 Mar 2013 // 6:05 PM
KEN mode's noise-rock growl is unmistakable, but Entrench's 11 songs favor a crueler, more cantankerous metalcore sound -- with the album's lyrical themes of perseverance and doggedness reflected in its fighting stance.
Blood and Thunder: KEN Mode's Stab at 'Success'
18 Jun 2015 // 4:00 AM
KEN Mode's latest album is surprising people, but it should have been expected all along.
Blood and Thunder: Song of Himself
2 Apr 2015 // 4:00 AM
This week in metal, Nightwish remains as grandiose as ever, and the album of the week features Norwegian teens playing surprisingly orthodox '80s thrash.