Revilement: Joe Reviled interviewed In early December 2011, Taiwanese death metal band Revilement released their first full-length album, Pillars of Balance. A feast of blistering technical riffing and grindworthy guttural gurgles, the band’s debut was unquestionably brutal to the nth degree, yet it also retained a welcome sense of clarity. All the intricacies and fluidity of the band could have been choked by their outright viciousness,... Read More

Profound Lore—An interview with Chris Bruni

A few years ago I was flicking through a rack of used metal CDs at my favorite (now sadly deceased) record store, when I discovered an album by blackened/noise outfit Wold. What initially caught my attention was that someone had scribbled “noisy shit” across the back of the CD cover. Now, I guess you could take that one of two ways, good or bad, and thankfully I choose the former. I loved the album—although I don’t know if you can technically... Read More