Andrew B

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King Parrot – Holed Up in the Lair

Uncouth, moshy, and over-and-done with before you know it — yet strangely satisfying all the same.

Ancst – Summits of Despondency

Berlin’s ANCST play a near perfect fusion of black metal and crust punk. Their music is driven, unrelenting, explosive, abrasive, and full of hate....

Mantric — False Negative

An essential addition to any prog fan’s streaming list.

Holden – Ursa Minor

Better and more focused writing would have made this a better, more profound debut album.

Spankraght – Thou Shalt Drown in the Blood of Thy Children

Spankraght made an album that will make great introduction to industrial metal for those who aren't sure about whether or not they like that sort of thing.

Tylor Dory Trio — Unsought Salvation

Though prog enthusiasts might want to give this album a listen, it's not a great snapshot of the genre.

ZaRRaZa – Rotten Remains

Well-executed brutal death metal that, while good, is not exactly pushing the genre forward.


The Dark Side of Business: An Interview with Scott Ian Lewis of Carnifex

Scott Ian Lewis on the dangerous state of live music, comics, and Necromanteum

Get Ready for Wacken 2023

Get ready to unleash your metal power because Wacken Open Air is back with a bang for its 2023 edition! Mark your calendars for...