Total Terror is a holistic celebration of one of the unsung creative heroes of late ‘80s speed/thrash metal.
It’s almost like [b.abuse] approach writing music like a rioting mob approaches a smash and grab; no one’s really thinking about what they actually need, everyone just grabs whatever’s within arms reach because it’s there and free.
Designed to Disappear, for all the lineup alterations the band has made and the impact they’ve had, is the sound of a band in transition.
We caught up with The Atlas Moth vocalist/guitarist Stavros Giannopoulos to discuss the luxury of time, death metal hulks, and why this interview almost came to a screeching halt.
Originally self-released in mid-2017 for the digital realm, At The Announcement and The Communion are examples of how this band’s determination and moxie has paid off.
The Nika Riots toy with a sound that’s not as raw as the gristly and patch-strewn side of the hardcore scene would prefer, but do an admirable job of connecting the dots between the darker, minor key moods with major keys painted in day-glo colours.
The unquenchable thirst of these sudsy German thrashers isn’t the only curiosity that has propelled their 35 year career.
Louisiana’s Cane Hill is a band that writes music that flirts with both sides of the fence and, depending on your perspective, is dancing on a fine line. So, how does this album hold up?
France’s Bind Torture Kill, a three-piece that sounds infinitely larger than their bass-less line-up presents.
If there’s a glaring weakness to this band’s debut full-length, it’s the skittish and perpetual search for an identity that never gets resolved.
We caught up with Sannhet guitarist John Refano to discuss their latest album, So Numb, out via Profound Lore.
Metal-Archives.com shared a photo which prompted us to look a little closer at the wacky-but-awesome community of Europeans Metalheads.
Ottawa’s Loviatar issued their debut, self-titled album worldwide via Prosthetic Records and they chimed in on the music and more!
Overall, there’s quite a bit of promise demonstrated, but also lots of room for growth, which is bodes encouragingly well for the future.
Outsider sounds brighter, more energized and covers a broader spectrum of sound.
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.
Definitely a record listeners will discover new elements on with every spin.
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...
Six Feet Under has done this before. And it's too bad they're doing it again.
"Tides" is the title track from Therapy?'s new EP Tides and goddamn is it a good one!