The Vice - White Teeth Rebellion

The Vice – White Teeth Rebellion (album)

Release date: 07th August 2020||Genre: Black ‘n’ roll||Label: Nobel Demon The Vice offer up a strange cross-breed on their new album, White Teeth Rebellion. As the self-applied descriptor suggests, they do indeed purvey some very fine black-n-roll. They lean heavily to both ends of the scale in that respect (often more rock than metal), and […]

Lares - Towards Nothingness

Lares – Towards Nothingness (album)

Release date: 26th June 2020||Genre: black/doom metal||Label: Argonauta Records Thinks kick off pretty in Towards Nothingness, the new album from Berlin’s Lares, before we descend into a kind of blackened psyche-doom. A little darker than their previous work, it’s perfectly atmospheric, incredibly spacious, and certainly a bit unusual. The ‘blackened’ part cannot be overstated here. […]

No Raza - Transcending Material Sins

No Raza – Transcending Material Sins (album)

Release date: 20th March 2020||Genre: Death metal||Label: Nobel Demon No Raza have nailed it! This album is absolutely huge! It’s just riff, after riff, after riff! All of it presented with well-crafted authenticity, and crushing enthusiasm. This is their fourth, and could be said best, full-length, and it is right up there. From shuddering grooves, […]

Graveir - King Of The Silent World

Graveir – King Of The Silent World (album)

Release date: 17th April 2020||Genre: Black metal||Label: Impure Sounds As jangly guitars and straight up drums introduce King Of The Silent World, it seems as though this is going to be one for fans of black n roll. That would be a bit of a sideways step from Graveir‘s previous fare of discordant, 21st century […]