Astrophe - Limerence

Astrophe – Limerence (Demo/EP)

Release date:  2017 || Genre: Alternative rock || Label: Self-released Punk’s not dead. Metal’s not dead. Apparently, grunge is also alive and kicking! Having recently seen Astrophe live at Smashed @ The Tams in Perth, it’s safe to say that the likes of Alice In Chains and Hole are likely going to be pulled in as partial […]

Slow Dragon Music release round-up!

Slow Dragon Music release round-up!

It’s been a busy year for us so far, with bands releasing a heap of heavy music, so here’s a quick mid-summer re-cap for you. Prepare your ears; if you’ve missed any of these, you’re in for a real (nasty) treat! Drekavac – The Ashes Of The Tyrant   On April 1st, the very blackened […]

My Silent Wake - Invitation To Imperfection

Review: My Silent Wake – Invitation To Imperfection (Album)

Release date: 20th March 2017 || Genre: Doomed Dark Ambient || Label: Opa Loka My Silent Wake have long been known for their gothic doom, but on latest release, Invitation To Imperfection, they have spiraled off into realms somewhat removed. For the main part consisting of cleverly sculpted soundscapes, it shares more in common with Wardruna’s folk […]

Hordes Of Belial - The Burning H8

Dolour and Volcano X complete the Hordes 8 line-up

The final two slots on Hordes Of Belial – The Burning H8 have been filled! Dredging up a murky smorgasbord of filthy doom-sludge, Dolour’s pure riff power belies the short lifetime of the band, only having seen their first release – Crossing the Divine/Penitence (Through Physical Pain) –  this year. However, there is some pedigree […]

Hordes Of Belial - The Burning H8

Perpetua and Drekavac provide fresh meat for Hordes Of Belial

Tapping both ends of the Scottish metal pool, the newest line-up update further fleshes out The Burning H8’s diverse heaviness. From the Northern reaches, we see the return of black metallers Drekavac. Previously staining the Hordes Of Belial stage with their full-on BM appearance, they have since moved on to new members and a new […]