Album review: Power Trip’s Nightmare Logic

Punky Texas thrashers Power Trip have returned with their brand of knuckle dusting hardcore savagery, and the timing couldn't be better. Unlike recent, polished (and also excellent) efforts by relative newcomers Vektor and scene veterans Kreator...

I’ve Heard It: Harakiri For the Sky – Arson

We begin with crisp, melancholic piano placed directly in the foreground. A twisting tremolo picked guitar line unspools somewhere out in the distance. Turn up the volume and start it over as needed. You want to...

Pallbearer – “I Saw the End”

The Arkansas doom goliaths, Pallbearer, are set to release Heartless at the end of the month. Heartless will be the group's third album and will be the follow-up to 2014's monolithic Foundations of Burden. Pallbearer specializes in a kind of massive,...

Insect Ark – “In the Nest”

The multi instrumentalist duo, Insect Ark, comprised of Dana Schechter and Ashley Spungin are set to release Marrow Hymns in February. If you take a look at the band's Facebook page, you'll see "whiskey" noted as the sole influence....

The World’s Thirstiest Website Interviews Art Of Burning Water

AOBW (l-r): Mike, Kunal, Grief Art Of Burning Water is bad ass. Their latest album, 2016's Between Life And Nowhere is a masterstroke of "PhD-beat inspired heartcore of the worst kind". The UK trio has been caving...

Impetuous Ritual – “Inordinate Disdain”

Australian death metal experimenters, Impetuous Ritual, have announced their new album, Blight Upon Martyred Sentience. The new album will be their third and the followup to 2014's Unholy Congregation of Hypocritical Ambivalence. One thing is for sure,...

Black Mecha – I.M. Mentalizing

Black Mecha is the drone project of Fortress Crookedjaw who serves as one half of the blackened noise outfit, WOLD. The sophomore album, I.M. Mentalizing, takes a relatively laid back approach compared to WOLD's output and Black...

I’ve Heard It: Full of Hell – Trumpeting Ecstasy

"Of course, there's a lot of misery. But it is the same misery that is all around us. The trees here are in misery..." That's a quote from Werner Herzog's 1982 film Burden of Dreams. Herzog's musings...

Prurient – “Naturecum”

Noise king Dominick Fernow is getting ready to release his new album under the Prurient moniker, Rainbow Mirrror. The album will be the followup to his 2015 masterpiece Frozen Niagara Falls and will be over three hours in length. Which...

I’ve Heard It: Yellow Eyes – Immersion Trench Reverie

US black metal roars once again as October the 20th sees Will and Sam Skarstad return under the banner of their most well known project, Yellow Eyes. This time it's with a new album, the strangely...