Monday, December 17 2007
This is the best year for metal music we've seen in a very long time. Like other watershed years, such as 1983, 1984, and 1991, it's partially a case of artists peaking at the same time, and 2007 was no exception, unleashing a wave of superb releases from January straight through November.
Monday, June 18 2007
While still in his teens, Justin Broadrick pioneered grindcore in Napalm Death, and later, with Godflesh, extended the range of antagonistic volume. Now with the gorgeous soundscapes of Jesu, Broadrick says, "I really need to explore melody in an all-out way."
Thursday, June 23 2011
Justin Broadrick continues to plow the same furrow, but it's an awfully satisfying one.
Tuesday, November 16 2010
Defiant since the beginning, UK experimental metal act Jesu digs into its back-catalogue to re-package the band's first EP with a series of once-unfinished songs.
Tuesday, September 30 2008
Why Are We Not Perfect? continues Justin Broadrick’s ascent, skimming past the bounds of Metal and safely into shoegaze airspace.
Monday, January 14 2008
Although he risks overkill with so many EPs, Justin Broadrick's Jesu continues to be as consistently good as ever.
Thursday, March 15 2007
Jesu's fourth release is a masterful, highly accessible outing by one of extreme music's greatest innovators.
Thursday, August 13 2009
Jesu Opiate Sun (Caldo Verde) Releasing: 27 October (US) With bands like the Angelic Process, Alcest, and now Phil Elverum (aka Mount Eerie), a whole…