June 2012 has to go down as a damn near perfect month for Old Loaves. Read on to find out why…
Sutekh Hexen are as monstrous as ever, but this time they’ve laid out more easily consumed bait. You’re still going to get hurt, you’re still going to suffer, and when it’s all over you’ll thank them for it.
For what it’s worth, and without further ado, here are my choices for the top 45 (or so) metal albums of 2011 (part 2).
For what it’s worth, and without further ado, here are my choices for the top 45 (or so) metal albums of 2011 (part 1).
Rory Storm is an experimental/noise artist whose work reflects the dichotomy of modernity.
You can’t help but admire Wolvhammer’s ability to create an album that is so completely repugnant yet so utterly compelling.
The Atlas Moth have come up with something truly unique and utterly compelling on their sophomore full-length.
Profound Lore’s dogged commitment to releasing innovative works epitomizes the respect that can be built between a label and an audience that trusts in its overarching aesthetic.
Big crushing riffs, an undercurrent of spacey 80s rock, and a great deal of orthodox malevolence. It’s great, and the best thing—it oozes despair.
Other bands are going to have to work very hard to get anywhere close to the innovative work Revocation have produced here.