Conceive Album Cover from Hypervolume

Hypervolume – Conceive

This Chicago duo makes an impressive intro into the metal arena Hypervolume Conceive Self Released Links: Official Site There are times when it takes four people to build up the flex to create a soulcrusher of an album, and then there is Chicago’s Hypervolume. Two guys. A. Human and Fabian … Read More ›

Mrs. Piss

Mrs. Piss—Self-Surgery

Mrs. Piss Self-Surgery Sargent House Links: Instagram | Sargent House If The Bacchae had a soundtrack, this would be it—powerful, frightening, ritualistic. Conjuring the chaos, Mrs. Piss’s debut album is an out-of-body experience of delusion and dirt, fueled by two prominent indie rockers. Teaming up with a background of punk, … Read More ›

Beyond the Crimson Throne Album Cover by Blessed Black

Blessed Black – Beyond the Crimson Throne

Blessed Black Beyond The Crimson Throne Self-Released Link: Facebook | Bandcamp There was a time in the late 1980s/early 1990s I would jump in the car and make the road trip an hour and a half east to Cincinnati to catch some punk, metal or hard rock band at some … Read More ›

Earthquaker Album Cover by King Hiss

Album Review: King Hiss

King Hiss—Earthquaker Self-Released Link: Official Site King Hiss has spent a career attracting the biggest names in the business to help craft rock artistry. Dave Collins who worked with bands like Queens of the Stone Age, Soundgarden, and Black Sabbath; The Machine who amplified Fall Out Boy, Lamb of God … Read More ›

Failure to Thrive album cover by Cazador

Album Review: Cazador – Failure To Thrive

Cazador Failure to Thrive Independent ★★★★ Failure to Thrive lies on the outskirts of the genre. Not fitting in with the doom metal construct because of the saturation of melody and texture, but appealing to the addicts who love their sonic bursts of concrete ripple. Cazador has placed us in … Read More ›

Divided By Darkness Album Cover by Spirit Adrift

Album Review: Spirit Adrift-Divided By Darkness

Spirit Adrift Divided By Darkness 20 Buck Spin ★★★★ We all know what kind of monster Spirit Adrift is in the metal community. Their previous effort, Curse of Conception was listed by Decibel Magazine #2 best of 2017. With that status, there are some big shoes to fill in order … Read More ›

dead witches on selective memory

Album Review: Dead Witches – The Final Exorcism

Dead Witches The Final Exorcism Dead Psych Sounds ★★★ Deep in the dredges amongst the cold, dank caverns of horror-laced doom metal lies Dead Witches’ ritualistic swears. The Final Exorcism will haunt your dreams. These riffs are heavy, man. There is so much pedal fueling the power chords that their … Read More ›

Ossuarium on Selective Memory

Album Review: Ossuarium – Living Tomb

Ossuarium Living Tomb 20 Buck Spin ★★★★ Finally spring boarding from their Calcified Trophies Of Violence demo form 2017, Portand’s Ossuarium gets their debut full length glory via 20 Buck Spin. Living Tomb is as much about hallucinatory doom metal as it is death rock from the underground. The combination … Read More ›