Death – Symbloic – 25 Years on.

Twenty-Five years ago the greatest death metal album was given to the world. Symbolic by Death is a journey. A formation of songs that encrypt the listener into an inviting climb of what thrash metal had buried within itself to become. Although Symbolic came towards the end of the Death Metal genres peak in the... Continue Reading →

Reviewed: Wishbone – Pseudo Planet EP

Released: 1st May 2020 Rating: 4/5 The world needs more doom pop, and Midlands trio Wishbone are here to provide it. Their debut EP, Psuedo Planet, is a magnificent insight into the genre, and promises the band an exciting future. The EP features two previously released singles, Laika and Maelstrom, plus three brand new tracks,... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Pigs x 7 – Viscerals

Rating - 4.5/5 Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs (hereafter referred to as Pigsx7 simply for our mutual convenience) release Viscerals; their latest album that delivers a healthy dose of doom, punk, and metal in a dark, imposing package. The influence of doom metal progenitors Black Sabbath is abundant, peeking through the dense and... Continue Reading →

Hot Rats : A movie for your ears

So you want to listen to Frank Zappa? Perhaps you're overwhelmed by the frankly staggering discography or the, let's be honest, inaccessible nature of some of the weirder stuff, or hey perhaps you've never even heard of the guy. This is all fine. I present for your consideration the album, fresh from the dissolution of... Continue Reading →

Reviewed – Graywave – Growing Garden

Rating - 4/5 Birmingham singer-songwriter “Graywave” is fulfilling the vacancy of the emo inspired shoegaze sound that has fallen flat in recent times. Two-track EP “Growing garden” combines elements of the highest points of new wave shoegaze while making it her own at the same time. These two tracks are a great installment into what... Continue Reading →

Reviewed: Isolates – Forces ft. Drew MacKenzie

Released: 28th March 2020 Rating: 5/5 What more fitting band could there be to listen to in self-isolation than Scottish Highlanders Isolates? Forces follows on from their debut single, Frost, which was released in December, and is a monumental piece of work. Forces incorporates all the best features of Frost, including the vast, chilling atmosphere,... Continue Reading →

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