Cut Hands : Festival of the Dead

Cut Hands : Festival of the Dead

William Bennett’s latest is a bracing mixture of booming African-inspired beats and ominous electronic atmopshere.

At the Gates : At War With Reality

At the Gates : At War With Reality

A solid, streamlined and heavy addition to the Swedish death metal band’s legacy, after nearly two decades.

Thurston Moore : The Best Day

Thurston Moore : The Best Day

The former Sonic Youth frontman balances accessibility with classic rock mysticism and ends up with a strong solo work.

Christopher Owens : A New Testament

Christopher Owens : A New Testament

Former Girls frontman’s sophomore solo album does little to add much to his legacy.

Restorations : LP3

Restorations : LP3

The Philadelphia group is billed as “punk for grown ups,” but their rock ‘n’ roll is ageless.

Inter Arma : The Cavern

Inter Arma : The Cavern

The Richmond doom/black metal group goes epic on this one-track, 45-minute EP.

Run the Jewels : Run the Jewels 2

Run the Jewels : Run the Jewels 2

Killer Mike and El-P step up their game, enhancing their production and inviting more guests while having the time of their lives.

Pig Destroyer : Mass & Volume EP

Pig Destroyer : Mass & Volume EP

The D.C. grindcore outfit steps away from convention and delivers some crushing doom sounds.