Thursday, June 28 2012
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.
Thursday, March 21 2013
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.
Wednesday, March 23 2011
After years of hard work, the Canadian noise trio finally starts to live up to its promise on its fourth album.
Thursday, April 2 2015
This week in metal, Nightwish remains as grandiose as ever, and the album of the week features Norwegian teens playing surprisingly orthodox '80s thrash.