Final Coil - Convicted Of The Right

Final Coil – Convicted Of The Right (EP)

Release date: 01st May 2020||Genre: Progressive/Alt rock||Label: Wormholedeath The follow up to Final Coil‘s The World We Left Behind For Others, Convicted Of The Right is an unusual beast in these times. It harks back to when grunge could sound metal, prog could sound industrial, and rock could feel just as dark and heavy as […]

Deified - Anthrobscene

Deified – Anthrobscene (EP)

Release date: 29th May 2020||Genre: Groove metal||Label: Self released Some five years after winning their local Metal 2 The Masses, Deified are back with their third EP, Anthrobscene. At eight tracks, it could be argued that it’s actually an album, but I’m not arguing. Whichever it is, it fills the time well, running the gamut […]

Torchia - The Coven

Torchia – The Coven (album)

Release date: 27th March 2020||Genre: Metal||Label: Rockshots Records Melodic blackened power death thrash? Too many tags in one? Apparently not. Torchia manage all five, and it sounds pretty damn good! It’s consistent throughout, as well, which is a pleasure to behold. All too easy a mark to miss. Their more song-bird moments sound very Scandinavian […]

Molasses barge - A Grayer Dawn

Molasses Barge – A Grayer Dawn (album)

Release date: 10th April 2020 ||Genre: Doom||Label: Argonauta Records I mean, the name is very effective in telling you what to expect from Molasses Barge. It’s huge, fuzzy, slow guitar right off the bat. No messing. In fact, I think I actually smelled weed and whisky as soon as I pressed play. The mistake many […]

Entophyte - End Of Societys Sanity

Entophyte – End Of Society’s Sanity (album)

Release date: 23rd November 2019||Genre: Thrash||Label: Awakening Records Taken as an overall, Entophyte are a traditional thrash band, with Angel Witch vocals. That in itself should be enough to get a certain cross-section of metal fans hooked in to this 1992 re-issue, but wait… There’s more. This lot like to twist things up a little. […]