Montreal hip-hop trio Planet Giza have a sure-fire indicator of future success with their consistent, methodical album, Added Sugar.
The rising outfit, Contrarian have surged on with their third studio album, Their Worm Never Dies. In the Willowtip Records release, we see progressive elegance amidst tough as nails #deathmetal riffs.
We entered a rabbit hole called The Gerogerigegege and it lead directly to the Japan’s noise punk music scene, one which shared (and continues to share) space with the gay and BDSM scenes simultaneously. There we began to understand a mysterious band surrounded by bondage, masturbation, secrecy and noise.
As intensely personal as it is universally accessible, Fedrespor’s sophomore effort, Fra en Vugge i Fjellet, out now via Nordvis Produktion, is an exercise in overcoming grief and searching for hope.
As a standalone record out now via Eisenwald Records, Stone and Sea displays FEN’s evolution and refinement over the years, and is a strong showcase for modern #blackmetal.
With the release of her sixth album, Reckless Heart, and subsequent UK tour dates looming, we spoke to British blues rock guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor about some of the great musicians that have helped shape her sound.
Indianapolis, IN’s up-and-coming hardcore heroes, Pickwick Commons are on the verge of issuing their new album Weak Bones and not only do we have a track-by-track rundown courtesy of guitarist Colin Fedorchak, but also an advance listen with our exclusive premiere!
Outside of the production lacking in quality, Chris Prophet’s playing is tight and clean, and his tone and feel on Athaza are on the money.
As the 2019 Juno Awards kick off in London, Ontario, hometown favourite rockers, the unsigned trio Basic White, took the time to share their own, detailed list of how to “Survive Juno Week in London”.
Out March 15th via Prosthetic Records, Vile Creature’s music and Preservation Rituals (2015-2018) is not for everyone. But, if you believe in the power of art to unite, to provide catharsis and understanding, in the power of metaphor and bold statement; and are willing to give these songs the time and patience they require, then this might be right for you.
Waldgeflüster’s latest offering, Mondscheinsonaten (Nordvis Produktion), is a gentle lullaby delivered via the near-perfect meshing of gentle folk-like acoustic melodies with blastbeat-ridden waves of black metal hellfire.
We lost a great talent and risk-taker in Keith Flint, lead singer of The Prodigy, this month. They, and electronic music acts like Massive Attack and Tricky, brought something to the music that made it dangerous, risky and addictive.
South Africa’s Bulletscript have what it takes to get into the international ring and kick some major metal ass with their new EP, Enemy.
Sinmara’s latest release via Ván Records, Hvisl Stjarnanna, is equally gloomy and nihilistic in temperament to 2014’s Aphotic Womb, although its composition and arrangement are far more sequentially structured, with lower tempos and more focus on mood.
Putting the needle to the groove on Tre, the new, magnificent bastard of a record from The Devil And The Almighty Blues, is going to pour thick, syrupy goodness down your ears and into the greedy stoner corners of your soul.
With International Women’s Day just behind us, it’s time to honour our Top 5 female pioneering artists, including Poison Ivy, Suzi Quatro, Betty Davis, Goldie and The Gingerbreads and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
A full quarter century after its original release via A&M, Soundgarden’s Superunknown remains a blistering, cohesive, radio-ready offering — one brimming with Stonehenge-size riffs and often disturbing, dark messages.
According to the noise he creates, Masami Akita - the artist behind Merzbow - should be a certified maniac, but if the remastered release of 1994’s Venereology, out now on Relapse Records, is the result, then who are we to judge?
Inspired by the likes of At The Gates and Lamb of God, The Onset of Eternal Darkness doesn't so much follow the metal blueprint but beat it to within an inch of its life. Read our review here.
Keith Flint, frontman of one of the most incendiary live bands on the planet, The Prodigy, passed away on March 4th, 2019. Regardless of the circumstances of his tragic death, he will be remembered by millions as a man that helped change the musical landscape forever.