Writer (Southdown, Bath, England)
- If you cut me, I'll bleed metal... Oh wait. That's not good. Jokes aside, I'm the one you'll see at the back of gigs, nodding along, holding the same beer for hours.
Doom Side of the Moon is a fun take on one of the seminal rock records of all time, giving the whole thing a light doom feel.
Moretta’s self-released album, What’s Left Means Nothing, shows promise, but the clean vocals could prove a sticking point.
Prologue may only feature four tracks, but like the seas, this is a record that proves dangerous, powerful and calm.
From worst to best, we see how Madness, the new album from controversial metalcore masters All That Remains, stands up against the rest... See if you agree with us.
Dream Alive is a great, fun record that will likely stand as one of the best of its genre at the end of the year.
It may only be two tracks, but these are two of the best extreme metal tracks you'll hear this year.
It’s not perfect, but as far as technical death metal goes, you probably won’t listen to much better this year.
According to the brainchild of Igorrr, Gautier Serre, this is deeply personal music that he just wants to feel like a big party.
Revelation doesn't do much to add to deathcore's sound, but does it need to?
What do you get if you add Iron Maiden with doom? Well, judging by the new album from Below, the answer is something pretty awesome. Read our review here...
Self Supremacy is brutal and very angry, but is it any good? Read our thoughts on the new offering from the UK sluggers here...
The Night Flight Orchestra's latest: Amber Galactic, is cheesy classic rock at its best.
Taking cue from bands like Killswitch Engage, Bleed Again's Momentum album suffers from being consistantly inconsistent. Read our review here...
Adrift is fast, heavy and technically great, but it doesn’t do much new for the metal scene - you’ve likely heard very similar stuff before.
Loathe's debut record is heavy, dark and very enjoyable. Read our review of their Sharptone Records debut here...
A short but sweet throwback to the progressive hard rock of the 1970s.
The Lightbringer return with Heptanity, an album that struggles for consistency and staying power, but contains flashes of quality.