The beautiful symphonic jazz of Maria Mendes is gracing the airwaves once again thanks to her new album Close…
Anti-fascist black metal is a growing genre, and Liverpool’s Dawn Ray’d are leading the charge. Their second album, Behold Sedition Plainsong (Prosthetic Records), is a fearsome call to arms we all should heed.
This month’s 190 Proof artist, aswekeepsearching, help place India squarely on the post-rock map; Their third album, Rooh, is absolutely stunning!
On their beautiful third album Rooh, aswekeepsearching help define India as a prime new arena for post-rock.
In more ways than one, Charlie Cawood’s second solo album, Blurring into Motion (Bad Elephant Music), is a charming and engaging trip through contemporary folk and classical traditions.
Power metal is often derided in the world of metal, but that doesn’t stop it being a whole lot of fun. Twilight Force demonstrate exactly how much fun it can be on their latest album Dawn of the Dragonstar (Nuclear Blast).
Conjuring a strong sense of place with beautiful melodies and ferocious riffs, Falls of Rauros have delivered an excellent new album in the shape of Patterns in Mythology (Gilead Media).
Drone is a genre that requires patience, so set yourself down on the porch, get the speakers going, and let the sunset wash over you with Earth’s Full Upon Her Burning Lips (Sargent House) as its soundtrack. Pure magic!
There’s never been a better time to be a punk. Bad Religion return with their seventeenth studio album, Age of Unreason, a short, sharp shock of angry anti-establishment fervour, out now via Epitaph Records.
Amon Amarth have released their much-anticipated eleventh album, Berserker, via Metal Blade and, while at the core it’s the same lovable Viking-themed metal, the production is a little too crisp and the experimentation seems haphazardly added.
Whether you have the time for it or not, you could learn how to study time with Cities of Mars’ latest Ripple Music release, The Horologist.
An incredible blend of post-rock and avant-garde that pushes at genre boundaries, The Pirate Ship Quintet have delivered an excellent second album with Emitter, out now via Denovali Records.
In simple terms, JP Ahonen’s Belzebubs is a mockumentary. Imagine a black metal version of Spinal Tap, with the silliness and humour turned up to 11. If you know anything about metal, though, you’ll appreciate the wry humour, which clearly comes from a deep-seated love of all things kvlt.