Writer (Toronto, ON, Canada)
- Well now, apart from writing, I am the owner of a small label in Medusa Crush Recordings. Outside of this, I have also been a semi-professional musician and DJ around Toronto for over 25 years as a solo artist (Ruby Red River), and along with various local bands. Yep, music is my life. Cheers!
Japan's Earthists come out showing the world what 'naturecore' style is about in their debut album 'Dreamscape'. here
Old school death metal veterans Memoriam sound off and prepare for campaigning, with the heavy homage salvo in 'For The Fallen'.
The sublime offering that is All Them Witches' latest album, Sleeping Through The War, is a swim into deeper ponderings. Read what we say about these relentlessly touring Tennessee upstarts.
Born from the need to honor those who have fallen, new unit of old school soldiers Memoriam tease with a tasty preview of a new dawn in 'The Hellfire Demos II'.
Swedish grindcore crew Axis Of Despair delivers their clockwork blur of a follow-up to their debut EP in Mankind Crawls; time to hit the ramps or hit the pit.
Forever will knock you over, mosh on you, then briefly pick you up to hug and weep with you before doing it all over again.
With As Was, Black Anvil have continued to open up the scope of their black metal craft and emerged triumphant. A high bar they’ve set for themselves, but they have certainly worked for it.
Find out what ebbs and flows with Endless Floods latest audio journey II, out on Breathe Plastic, and Dry Cough and Fvtvrecordings
Longtime Brazilian metal legends give up a solid album with Machine Messiah, showcasing new directions and old nods for their 14th studio release.
An early collection of rare tracks from Ministry that are just as diverse as the dance floors they have filled. Take a look at our review of Ministry's Trax! Rarities.
Composing nightmare scores to be set to madness and despair, Gnaw Their Tongues tests your grimmest, darkest senses with Hymns for the Broken, Swollen and Silent. Deciphering the demon channeling's latest out for Dec. 9th, 2016.
Chicago's Cokegoat slap you about on Drugs And Animals; their new album loaded with jaw-dropping heaviness and range. How heavy? Read about it!
Devilment shows grand promise, with their new album II: The Mephisto Waltzes; balancing graceful and grinding, read more about it here.
Hellacious dark thrash/death legends Witchery, seek to assault after a long pause with this review of "In His Infernal Majesty's Service".
Point is, only a band, either by a combination of existence and relentless touring, can get to a stage of just owning whatever it is that they do; which these guys have clearly done.
Never Machine shows The Doomsday Kingdom's Leif Edling shining through personal trials, with his love for metal and it's inspirations.