Spirit Adrift – “Starless Age (Enshrined)”

The Phoenix, Arizona planet pounders Spirit Adrift will be returning next month with their sophomore album, Curse of Conception. We've already heard the album's prog-ed out title track and now the band is sharing the equally essential second...

Spirit Adrift – “Curse of Conception”

The Phoenix Arizona boundary erasers Spirit Adrift are coming back this October with their second album, Curse of Conception. Today we're getting our first taste with the albums' title track. Trying to describe Spirit Adrift in terms...

The World’s Ramblingest Website Interviews Bask

Asheville, North Carolina's Bask is criminally underappreciated. Their new album, Ramble Beyond, is an exhilarating journey through stoner metal, southern rock, country, Americana, psychedelia, and post-rock. But none of that matters when you hit play. These...

Gatecreeper – “Sweltering Madness” and “Mastery of Power”

2016 was a big year for Gatecreeper. Their album Sonoran Deprevation went on to become one of the most popular extreme metal albums of that year, which is a tough thing to do. Extreme metal never truly reaches...

Full of Hell – “Trumpeting Ecstasy”

Great news, everyone! We are less than a week away from Full of Hell's third album, Trumpeting Ecstasy. Today, they have shared the album's third single and title track with an accompanying video. "Trumpeting Ecstasy" follows along...

Bloc Metal I

  Hey, hey! New column alert! 'Bloc Metal' will be Blocland's recurring column covering the happenings in extreme music and rounding up all of the releases we believe to be worth your time and admiration. We'll be...

Converge – “Under Duress”

Today, the Boston hardcore legends Converge have shared a new track titled "Under Duress". The track is stuttering behemoth that features a crawling, disjointed groove and a fair amount of clean vocals. Even though the band...

Godflesh – “Post Self”

Industrial metal behemoths Godflesh will be returning in two weeks with a new album titled Post Self. Today, we're getting our first exposure with the album's throbbing title track. The single features dense, mechanical guitar riffing and...

I’ve Heard It: Pallbearer’s Heartless

Heartless  Pallbearer Pallbearer seemed like they were destined for greatness right from the beginning. Even though they generated buzz with their demos, Sorrow and Extinction felt like it dropped out of the sky onto an unsuspecting scene. The album garnered...

Heavy Metal Is Confounding

So let's talk about metal. And maybe keep it really simple. As I personally think one of the biggest hindrances to people actually trying to get into metal is how knotty the music and the history...