Kevin Stewart-Panko

Kevin Stewart-Panko

Senior Writer (Hamilton, ON, Canada)
- I've been writing about music since I was an impressionable teen. I'm way past my teens, but not past being impressionable. I'm still writing about music and haven't been able to stop. Somebody, please put me out of my misery.
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We caught up with Sannhet guitarist John Refano to discuss their latest album, So Numb, out via Profound Lore.
on Sep 12, 2017
Metal-Archives.com shared a photo which prompted us to look a little closer at the wacky-but-awesome community of Europeans Metalheads.
on Sep 11, 2017
Ottawa’s Loviatar issued their debut, self-titled album worldwide via Prosthetic Records and they chimed in on the music and more!
on Sep 07, 2017

6.5 / 10

Overall, there’s quite a bit of promise demonstrated, but also lots of room for growth, which is bodes encouragingly well for the future.
on Aug 30, 2017
Outsider sounds brighter, more energized and covers a broader spectrum of sound.
on Aug 28, 2017

6.5 / 10

The musicianship is there, as is a decent amount of recklessness, but all that gets neutered by the fact that Top Dollar lacks the sonic oomph to take them to the next level.
on Aug 05, 2017

7.5 / 10

Definitely a record listeners will discover new elements on with every spin.
on Jul 27, 2017

8.5 / 10

Inter Arma are in no rush to get anywhere fast, but we're fine with that if the end result is something as glorious as their new album Paradise Gallows. Read our review here...
on Jul 17, 2016
Six Feet Under has done this before. And it's too bad they're doing it again.
on Apr 11, 2016
"Tides" is the title track from Therapy?'s new EP Tides and goddamn is it a good one!
on Mar 16, 2016
On February 27, 2016 metal bands Sacrifice, Macabre, Goatwhore and Panzerfaust helped to make the Inertia Entertainment 20th Anniversary Show a perfectly-memorable event.
on Mar 04, 2016

7.5 / 10

There are healthy helpings of ferocity throughout Borknagar's Century Media release Winter Thrice where the guitars take center stage.
on Feb 17, 2016

8.5 / 10

On Voivod's latest Post Society EP, via Century Media, there exists more thought-provoking meat on the bone than most bands offer over the course of a career. As usual.
on Feb 08, 2016

7.5 / 10

With their newest album The Direction of Last Things, it’s clear that Intronaut has managed to keep things steeped in a progressively conglomerate world.
on Jan 18, 2016
The fact remains, Ghostlimb write killer songs steeped in a unique brand of melodic chaos and the tracks on Difficult Loves are no exception.
on Dec 29, 2015
Surely, it’s crushing, fast as fuck and pounds like a tenderizer on a t-bone, but at the same time the vast majority of it goes in one ear and out the other before dissipating into the hazy horizon.
on Dec 29, 2015
As Rivers of Nihil guitarist Brody Uttley details in this interview, the band's progression hasn't been without learning opportunities, hiccups and a shit-ton of rookie mistakes.
on Nov 18, 2015
Killing Joke's latest release, Pylon, continues the band's grand tradition of quality.
on Oct 13, 2015
Slaves Beyond Death, is an expansion of previous works which heralds lengthier songs, more dynamic song structures, varied tempos and a springboard into a new deep end by vocalist Neil McAdams.
on Aug 16, 2015
The Golden Veil, the newest release from Chapel Hill, North Carolina band, Make, is an enveloping listen for those with time and patience in their stores.
on Aug 06, 2015

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