When we emerged from the pit at the end of the night, sweaty and elated, we were different people.
2014 kicked arse when it came to solid, genre-bending metal releases. This is probably a relatively predictable list this year, as I don’t feel as if I’ve really been grabbed by anything super-underground recently, and most of these albums I’ve raved about already. Most of these albums are pretty high […]
I’ve always had a bit of a love/hate relationship with prog and prog metal. One of the bands my dad always dug was Pink Floyd, and I grew up with a real appreciation for the way they used songscapes to tell stories and evoke moods. Perhaps because I more prefer […]
I do not intend this to be any kind of definitive list. Eassentially it’s a list of my non-guitar-player opinion of the best metal guitarists. To me, a great metal guitar player needs a high level of technical skill, but also the ability to transform that skill into interesting riffs, […]
Dust Settles On The Odontophobes, the debut EP from US instrumental outfit The Universe Divide, has been gaining a lot of positive attention in the ole’ metal blogging circuit lately. I am about to add to that positive press. Instrumental albums are a real risk, even in the progressive metal […]