ALL Reviews

Lychgate’s ambitious, academic third album, The Contagion in Nine Steps, is a challenging beast that melds abstraction, philosophy and psychology together in a musical interrogation of contemporary society and crowd behaviour.
on Jun 25, 2018
Holy Pinto has dropped a new album! We caught up with musician Aymen Saleh to discuss his “Gold Leaf” music video and dope story about Monowi, Nebraska’s self-elected mayor and sole inhabitant, Elsie.
on Jun 22, 2018
The Drake Underground is no secret to the west-end of Toronto. The small but mighty venue hosted indie rock band Bad Bad Hats with The Inanimates tagging along. An early, but feel good show gave us plenty to smile about while getting me home in time to avoid the late-night club goers on a Friday night.
on Jun 21, 2018
Are you ready to meet your Forest Family? Electric Forest is gearing up for the first of two jam-packed weekends (#8DaysOfForest) at the magical Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, MI. Here are 5 ways to feel all the warm fuzzies and share some good vibes in the Forest!
on Jun 21, 2018
Boston’s metalcore heroes Vein release their debut full-length Errorzone on June 22 via Closed Casket Activities and, with this highly anticipated record, the five-piece have crafted 27 minutes of pure insanity!
on Jun 21, 2018
Co-directed by Sally Rubin and Ashley York, Hillbilly is a documentary film that examines the enduring stereotypes that have become emblematic of the Appalachian region of the United States and its inhabitants.
on Jun 20, 2018
A long-awaited evening of artistry and emotion with Maynard James Keenan, Billy Howerdel, and the rest of A Perfect Circle at Brixton O2 Academy, with Talos in support.
on Jun 20, 2018
Here’s what we liked about Ever After 2018, one of Canada’s biggest EDM wonderland festivals, plus a few things we thought could’ve been improved.
on Jun 20, 2018
Shannon Shaw, known for her work with Shannon and the Clams, put forth her first solo effort, Shannon in Nashville, which fuses her raw and raspy, powerhouse vocals with strong musical accompaniment to striking effect.
on Jun 20, 2018
Culture Abuse recently released Bay Dream on Epitaph Records and with it the band have succeeded at crafting an album that shows progression while staying true to themselves.
on Jun 19, 2018
Sixth album The Sin and Doom Vol. II from “Gorshippers” Impending Doom offers little to stand out as more than an average release in the broader deathcore genre.
on Jun 19, 2018
Lesser Glow’s debut Ruined via Pelagic Records not only mixes melodic hardcore with noisy post-metal that can be steered in any direction, but also brings you right in the middle of their vast soundscape.
on Jun 19, 2018
When pinpointing the beginnings of heavy metal, many consider Black Sabbath the originator of the genre and, while we all can hum the melody of “Iron Man”, many might be unaware of these five facts that define the band’s legacy.
on Jun 19, 2018
Cutting-edge horror film Hereditary is a slow burn, creeping up on you in a haunting and dramatic cinematic crescendo of insanity.
on Jun 18, 2018
Uniform and The Body’s Sacred Bones collaboration, Mental Wounds Not Healing, includes stomping post-punk riffs, harsh noise walls, static-drenched doom crawls, damage rave rhythms, and a hell of a lot of hurt.
on Jun 18, 2018
At times beautiful and profound, Coldbound’s The Gale undoubtedly achieves what it sets out to do, providing a journey into mental health that is soundtracked by emotionally intense melodic death metal.
on Jun 16, 2018
No fillers. No hit numbers. Tomb Mold’s Manor of Infinite Forms is just essential extreme metal. Out now on 20 Buck Spin.
on Jun 16, 2018
If you have no interest in catching Incredibles 2 that’s out today, June 15th, then you’re a soulless, person who must hate sunshine and rainbows. Read our eight reasons why you definitely should go and see it! (and save your soul in the process).
on Jun 15, 2018
Our “190 Proof” artist of the month for June is laye, a talented multi-instrumentalist from Montreal who, today, dropped her “goldfinger” music video via Sony Music Entertainment Canada.
on Jun 15, 2018
Altogether, it is nice to see a previously out-of-print title like this getting back into circulation within the vinyl format.
on Jun 15, 2018

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