Nicholas Dunn

Nicholas Dunn

Writer (Cathays, Cardiff, England)
- Nick is talking about music. It's best just to let him.
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Cathartic and beautifully pastoral, Bloem—set for release via Eisenwald—is the excellent third album from Dutch black metal group Fluisteraars.
By on Feb 25, 2020
Birds of Prey (Warner Bros. Pictures) is an absolute riot of a film, presenting an adrenaline-packed antidote to the setting superhero fatigue.
By on Feb 22, 2020
Rian Johnson’s Knives Out (Lionsgate) is witty, sharp, and with more laugh-out-loud moments than you would otherwise expect from a whodunnit. It is als…
By on Feb 12, 2020
Composed of former members of Paradise Lost and Vallenfyre, Strigoi is flying high off the release of their debut Abandon All Faith via Nuclear Blast
By on Dec 03, 2019
Abandon all hope, ye who enter here: Strigoi has arrived to unleash Hell with their debut album Abandon All Faith (Nuclear Blast Records). It’s filth…
By on Nov 28, 2019
As the world grows darker and winter draws in, warm yourself by the light of Obsequiae’s fire. Their latest album, The Palms of Sorrowed Kings (20 Bu…
By on Nov 22, 2019
Anti-fascist black metal is a growing genre, and Liverpool’s Dawn Ray’d are leading the charge. Their second album, Behold Sedition Plainsong (Prosth…
By on Oct 30, 2019
This month’s 190 Proof artist, aswekeepsearching, help place India squarely on the post-rock map; Their third album, Rooh, is absolutely stunning!
By on Oct 08, 2019
On their beautiful third album Rooh, aswekeepsearching help define India as a prime new arena for post-rock.
By on Sep 24, 2019
In more ways than one, Charlie Cawood’s second solo album, Blurring into Motion (Bad Elephant Music), is a charming and engaging trip through contemp…
By on Sep 07, 2019
Power metal is often derided in the world of metal, but that doesn’t stop it being a whole lot of fun. Twilight Force demonstrate exactly how much fu…
By on Aug 13, 2019
Conjuring a strong sense of place with beautiful melodies and ferocious riffs, Falls of Rauros have delivered an excellent new album in the shape of
By on Jul 22, 2019
Drone is a genre that requires patience, so set yourself down on the porch, get the speakers going, and let the sunset wash over you with Earth’s Full…
By on May 31, 2019
There’s never been a better time to be a punk. Bad Religion return with their seventeenth studio album, Age of Unreason, a short, sharp shock of angr…
By on May 06, 2019
Amon Amarth have released their much-anticipated eleventh album, Berserker, via Metal Blade and, while at the core it’s the same lovable Viking-themed…
By on May 04, 2019
Whether you have the time for it or not, you could learn how to study time with Cities of Mars’ latest Ripple Music release, The Horologist.
By on Apr 06, 2019
An incredible blend of post-rock and avant-garde that pushes at genre boundaries, The Pirate Ship Quintet have delivered an excellent second album wi…
By on Mar 29, 2019

9 / 10

In simple terms, JP Ahonen’s Belzebubs is a mockumentary. Imagine a black metal version of Spinal Tap, with the silliness and humour turned up to 11.…
By on Mar 22, 2019

7 / 10

As intensely personal as it is universally accessible, Fedrespor’s sophomore effort, Fra en Vugge i Fjellet, out now via Nordvis Produktion, is an ex…
By on Mar 15, 2019

5 / 10

Catch Prichard, an up-and-coming indie singer-songwriter from the U.S., pays homage to his influences such as Leonard Cohen on Utter Disbelief. Unfort…
By on Feb 20, 2019

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