I think naming their EP New Original Dance was a pretty bold move by InFiction. There really isn’t too much of anything that is original on this track list. I have this theory that once you’ve heard one or two electronic dance/trance/trip/techno/whateverthefuckyouwanttocallit songs, then you have basically heard them all. … read more
This two-track EP from Schrei Aus Stein offers up some morsels of music as a precursor to the band’s upcoming third full-length, Cervin, coming soon from this one-man project, on Crucial Blast Records. With a limited release on cassette, grab this while it’s hot.
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In the current climate of black metal, where those who sound more like tribute bands than original artists are rampant, sounding fresh is a task few new bands rarely achieve. Winterlore have made an album that provides a bountiful pillaging of excitement.
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Immediately reminding me of one of my favorites, the astounding O’Brother, I fell in love with Nova right off the bat. It’s moody and atmospheric, driving and aggressive when it engages, and I’m pretty sure I’m slowly falling in love with Ian Cooperstein’s dynamic voice, soaring in and out between the guitars. … read more
This album is blues, through and through, with a thoughtful song selection and excellent execution. This is truly an anytime album, but personally, I just wanna sit and listen to it on the porch in the evening sun with a cold drink. … read more