Queens of the Stone Age


Red Fang – Whales and Leeches

Like many others, I got into Red Fang with their sophomore LP, Murder the Mountains. That album is a peerless display of good metal songwriting, with...

Deceit – Nine

Although you might expect to hear symphonic power of female-fronted gothic metal when you first think of Italy in the context of metal, this...

Torche – Harmonicraft

To start, a disclaimer: if you're expecting something crushingly heavy, you should definitely look elsewhere. Torche isn't that heavy anymore, despite what their early work...


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

Belphegor – The Devils

Belphegor's twelfth studio album, "The Devils," is a dark and intense offering that showcases the band's signature blackened death metal sound. From the opening...