Tagged: Metal

Underwing and The Debut ‘Kaela Upsweep’.

Underwing – Arendal, Norway. Cover photo credit: Jasmin Moriko. ‘Progressive Grunge’ is a term I hadn’t heard until I received a review request from Norway’s Underwing. To understand this I would say try to envision a concoction of vintage Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Audioslave, Pearl Jam and Tool. This was...

Despereaux and The ‘Cursed’ EP.

Despereaux – Oslo, Norway. Upon reading that Despereaux hailed from Norway, I expected heavy and heavy was what I indeed received but in a manner that far out-weighed the band selling themselves as simply a Hardcore band. Cursed is their third release in total and see’s the band play with their...

No Honor Among Thieves and ‘Visions’ Overdue.

No Honor Among Thieves – Waterbury, Connecticut, USA. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. It’s been quite some time since Connecticut heavies No Honor Among Thieves have graced us with their chaotic and progressive Hardcore. Above you can find a link to the very single that...

Scornthroats and The ‘Misfortune’ LP.

Scornthroats – Cagliari, Italy. Scornthroats, formally Rise After Defeat, have been releasing music since 2011. Music that is perhaps only really best described as utterly visceral organised chaos, that is barely confined within an amalgamation of Hardcore Punk, Crust Punk and riffs that touch upon the not so distant shores...

The Without and The Debut ‘Factions’ EP.

The Without – Portland, Oregon, USA. FIDLAR told me that I can’t buy liquor in Portland, Oregon and thats not the best first impression to get from an area on a coast you’d like to see one day, but then all of a sudden all negative opinion was negated. Why?...

Demonic Death Judge – ‘Seaweed’.

Demonic Death Judge – Kotka, Finland. Cover photo credit – Simo P. J. Ulvi. Demonic Death Judge. What to say about a band with such a name and such a back catalogue. DDJ have been steadily and in the fashion of Stoner Rock and Metal, slowly but surely and in the most...

Resolve – The Debut Single ‘Exposed’.

Resolve – Lyon, France. ‘I am terrified about what’s coming, worried about what a crystal ball could reveal, I just want to find the bravery to not run away‘ ‘Exposed’ is the debut single from Lyon melodic Metal/Hardcore band Resolve, covering the recurring theme of the existential crisis which is...