Allegaeon - Apoptosis

Allegaeon – Apoptosis (album)

Release date: 19th April 2019 || Genre: Melodic Death Metal || Label: Metal Blade When it comes to technical metal, I’ve always found the most pleasurable listens are those which ease off the gas from time to time, and let the music breathe. It delivers more impact when the full virtuosity of a band is […]

Behemoth Glasgow

Behemoth, At The Gates, Wolves In The Throne Room (live review 2)

Queen Margaret’s Union, Glasgow, February 11th 2019 It’s taken some time to pull this review together. Contrasting it with previous event coverage of the same touring line-up hasn’t been the easiest task, given the reduction of scale. Not being able to get there early on a work day, combined with doors being moved back half […]

Barshasketh - Barshasketh

Barshasketh – Barshasketh (album)

Release date: 15th January 2019 || Genre: Black Metal  || Label: World Terror Committee I’m not usually one to be totally sucked in by aesthetics, but, by all the gods, this is one beautiful package! And on limited edition double vinyl, none-the-less! I had to have it! I guess this is the effect Barshasketh were […]

Behemoth Annexet

Behemoth, At The Gates, Wolves In The Throne Room (live review)

Annexet, Stockholm, January 26th 2019 Although it was somewhat more underground, our review of Agrypnie at The Viper Room in Vienna might have started an addiction of sorts. Only a few months later, it seemed impossible not to cover this monster! A triple bill of some terrifyingly great names in current metal, the show was […]