L.A. noise-punk duo raises the bar for indie in 2018.
An angrier, much more intense version of Luis Vasquez's darkwave visions.
The bluesy, woozy rock outfit don't deviate from the norm much on their seventh full-length.
The slightest peek behind the veil of one of metal's most enigmatic.
A sort of homecoming for the Arizona alt-country stalwarts.
The two Swedish folk sisters are carrying folk forward.
A densely layered metal triumph that's also a lot of fun to listen to.
A challenging album that sounds deceptively inviting.
Aaron Maine's growing pains reveal an impressive maturity on the other side.
The UK post-punk trio's third album is their tightest and most hopeful to date.
The Swedish metal veterans soar higher on their epic, powerful fourth album.
Ringing in 2018 with a smile and a fist in the air.
A vinyl-only release intended to be heard without distractions.
A raucous and rowdy slab of old-school rock 'n' roll.
The Swedish brutes are back to some mean black metal menace.
Pharrell and Chad Hugo prove they still know how to be strange.
The Canadian black metal outfit's long awaited new EP maintains their weirdness while strengthening songwriting.
A grim and grimy set of hardcore narratives that sounds as fresh as it is tense.
A death metal redemption.
The second of two recent releases is strong, yet feels overshadowed.