If you’re looking for some ambient black metal that invokes feelings of uneasiness, darkness and fear, Akhlys’ sophomore outing, Supplication (Annapurna), is your jam.
Most things just die in the deserts of Arizona…however, with Awakening, the new album due August 23rd via Metal Blade Records, Sacred Reich has found new life in those same desolate landscapes and is just getting started…again.
Out now via Season of Mist, GastiR – Ghosts Invited shows a mellower, gentler Gaahl compared to previous work. But don’t let this never seen side fool you, this album is simultaneously brutal and beautiful.
Heavy As Texas is the new metal band spawned via industry veterans Kyle Thomas and renowned guitarist Marzi Montazeri. We spoke with them about their new group, debut album via Crunchy Western Records, and long-term plans.
Nordjevel should pat themselves on the back; their second album, Necrogenesis, out via Osmose Productions, is outstanding and destined to both create more opportunities, and garner more fandom throughout this album’s life cycle.
Simply put, The Fallen Entities (out now via High Roller Records) is missing hooks, tasty riffs and a punch in the gut. It’s not to say that Opprobrium have “phoned it in,” but there’s not a lot of substance here.
Flotsam and Jetsam, always on the cusp of thrash greatness, pair up AFM Records and deliver The End of Chaos, an exceptional album that’s their best to date when it comes to technical prowess.
Out today, via Spinefarm Records, Storm the Gates is predictable, forgettable and should be downright offensive to any OG Venom fan.
Out now via Metal Blade Records / Pelagic Records, The Ocean’s eighth full-length album, Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic, is more of their same successful formula; dramatic openings, emotional-filled endings, and signature blood curdling barking vocals.
Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats are set to release their new album Wasteland via Rise Above Records so we got all kinds of stoner rock poetic with a Heavy Haiku album review.
Psycho Las Vegas 2018 touched down in the awesomeness that is Las Vegas earlier this month. We take you right into this year’s festival with our TOP 7 observations of what we found to be worth mentioning at this year’s metal fest of the summer.
If we were to describe Mantar’s new Nuclear Blast release The Modern Art of Setting Ablaze in terms of baseball, we would say that they emphatically knocked it out of the park. It’s searingly brutal.
For the third year in a row, Psycho Las Vegas will be making its presence felt in the “Entertainment Capital of The World.” We’ve compiled a list of the TOP 7 things you ought to do while hitting up one of the #metal events of the summer.