Ye Olde Playlist, Aug 3
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Ye Olde Playlist, Aug 3

Stalwarts of Irish metal, Abaddon Incarnate’s Pessimist is their first record in years and their first on new label home, Candlelight Records, which is recognition more than deserved. Pessimist is much of what you would expect in its collision of grindcore and death metal but the end result is possibly their best record since Nadir. … Continue reading

Musk Ox – Woodfall
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Musk Ox – Woodfall

If there’s one simple way to describe music that is truly worth something, it needs to grab you, regardless of the genre or background, whether it’s the murkiest of death metal, the kvltest of black metal, the prettiest of post rock, or the most wretched of doom. It’s that one intangible quality that every listener, … Continue reading

Words Further Afield
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Words Further Afield

Here’s a round-up of record reviews and interviews that have gone online over the last few weeks on sites like Cvlt Nation and Metal Ireland that I wanted to give a shout-out on this quiet Sunday afternoon. Misery Index First up in an interview with death grinders Misery Index where we chat about the album’s … Continue reading

Eyehategod – Eyehategod
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Eyehategod – Eyehategod

The comeback album. It’s kind of in vogue, isn’t it? Though Eyehategod never broke up, it’s been 14 long years since New Orleans’ finest sludge sons have released a full-length album and since last year’s 7” New Orleans Is the New Vietnam dropped, anticipation for a new body of work from Eyehategod has been frantic, … Continue reading