Following on from the successful release of their debut album Penumbra, we spoke to London progressive tech metal outfit Khaidian about the records and bands that changed their lives as well as getting them to pick their own favourite Khaidian release to date.
One of the most important lessons the internet has taught us is that those that have something unique to offer are a lot more successful.
Valtakunta (out now via Signal Rex), the latest album by Finland’s Se Lusiferin Kannel, is a chilling, exploratory hour-and-change of seriously dark long-form ambient black metal.
In our new series, One & Done, we profile bands that came into existence and, with their debut album, unknowingly sang their swan song. In our first instalment, we look back at the Sex Pistols and their debut, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols, released October 28, 1977, via Virgin.
One of the most unusual things about Intersubjectivity is that the songs aren’t actually that unusual. Using home-made instruments to create abrasive, aggressive sounds, Cleaning Women are about to release their avant-garde new album via Svart Records.
I love Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’sideas. They are big and they always make everyone stop and listen (whether you agree with them or not). I don’t necessarily agree with all of them, but I do think these are the discussions we need to be having right now!
Man, the Hellcats are dirty. Like, the poker room in the back of a seedy bar dirty. And that’s no disrespect, because they play rock & roll the way it’s intended - loose, groovy, pounding, and DIRTY. The Hex and The Healer is a must-listen!
Glam rockers Mother Feather join us for a new edition of Stereo Six, describing five classic albums (and one curveball) that directly influenced the glammed-up sounds on their most recent Metal Blade Records release, Constellation Baby.
Brit hard rockers Inglorious's Manchester set didn't quite hit the heights our reviewer was expecting but still managed to rock hard enough for four hundred of their hardcore fans who packed into the Academy 2.
Having just dropped their new album, Dark Dive, we spoke to Portuguese hardcore band Push! about their local scene getting the lowdown on their favourite venues, bands and places to hang out.
Like some marvel of black metal engineering, in Moritat (out via Unholy Conspiracy Deathwork), Der Rote Milan have created an album that is functional in its expression of human darkness, yet aesthetically enchanting at the same time.
The eleventh album in Evergrey’s career, The Atlantic (AFM Records), is a return to form for the Swedes, showcasing the band’s ability to meld beautiful music with a vibrant emotional vulnerability.
Wan’s Gamma är äldst, out now via Carnal Records, may be one-dimensional blackened thrash, but on the plus side, it is easy to listen to and plain, simple fun.
Death/doom supergroup, Pulchra Morte join us for the latest edition of our Stereo Six segment, detailing six classic albums that directly influenced the sweet sounds on the band’s debut release, Divina Autem Et Aniles, out now via Ceremonial Records.
Skin of Earth’s Burn Barrel EP, out December 28, 2018, via Sump Pump Records, is a brief effort that seems to work best as a background soundtrack accompanying your daily activities.
Riding a wave of recent hype that began with her Plane Crash EP, Bonnie Li, a multilingual vocalist has released her debut full-length, Wǒ Men. Here she runs down her Top 10 most influential women who left a mark on society.
If anything, The Cloverfield Paradox feels like an origin story - a reason for the visual tapestry of the previous two films. The Cloverfield: 3-Movie Collection drops on Blu-ray via Paramount Pictures today, and is an awesome trio to have!
With their new EP, Heart-Shaped Hell, due on February 22nd via ChelseaGirl Records, the Hollywood twosome 8MM give us five female-inclusive groups that they absolutely adore.
Fresh from releasing their new single, Brit emo-punks Erica Drive sat down and told us about five killer songs that influenced their sound. See what they chose right here.
With the looming March 8th release of their upcoming album, Brain Invaders, we checked in with Orange County, California punks, Zebrahead, to discuss... peanut butter sandwiches? Yep! Here are the band’s Top 10 things to put on your PBS!