Two tracks into Currents and it’s already clear that In Vain have matched their previous album, and prior strongest effort, 2013’s Ænigma.
A short but sweet single, now you know about them but still need to hear them.
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.
What better way to start the year than by getting some of our favourite bands to give us their predictions for the year ahead?
Nothing can prepare you for what comes screaming towards you at 100 mph with Scaphism’s Unutterable Horrors.
Somewhere between Municipal Waste, Infest, and Nausea, Dead End is a sure fire blend of bloody grind and gruesome crust.
Want heavy helpings of mid-tempo moshing and blasting black metal? Look no further than Lord of Pagathorn's latest full-length album, Daimono Philia, released by Woodcut Records.
If you are a fan of behind-the-scenes info and/or you are a sick and twisted voyeur of sorts, than this book is for you.
Culture II just might be able to challenge the popularity of Culture I with its diversity of well-designed beats.
Hawkeyes are a musical treasure. Their live shows are not a regular occurrence - which makes them a thing of celebration amongst their converts, many of whom tend to show up repeatedly when they play.
It is hard to believe that after 34 years Anthrax, the NYC-based thrash metal pioneers, are still performing and releasing records.
Toronto/South African artist Zaki Ibrahim delivers on the promise of her 2012 Polaris Prize short-listed debut with a strong collection of retro-style songs.
Doc Martens, big glasses and short haircuts predominated at Diet Cig's January 30th show at The Garrison with Lala Lala and The Spook School.
If you are a fan of well-produced, ass kicking rock and roll than Viva La Rock is for you.
Doom Side of the Moon are back with an Encore, and better than before.
Post-metal visionaries A Light Within are signalling the conclusion of their three-part conceptual body of work with the release of Epilogue.
Abigor's Höllenzwang is a harrowing journey of a record - running the gamut from frostbitten graveside dirges to blistering calls to war.
Pacifisticuffs is a phenomenally creative record, albeit a bit obscure but with playing that will absolutely blow your mind; this is one talented group of musicians.
It's an emotionally-charged story that dives head first into how the band dealt with their final tour after lead singer Gord Downie was diagnosed with incurable brain cancer.