metal

REZN Burden review

REZN : Burden

The Chicago psych-metal group come into their own on their strongest album to date

Ulcerate interview

Ulcerate on crafting introspective, overwhelming death metal

Jamie Saint Merat discusses ‘Cutting the Throat of God’ and seeking out the transcendent

Sumac The Healer review

Sumac – The Healer

The metal trio reach ever closer to transcendence via blistering, sublime noise metal

HEALTH Ashamed with Lauren Mayberry

HEALTH share new version of “Ashamed” with Lauren Mayberry

The Chvrches vocalist guests on a new version of their ‘Rat Wars’ cut

Rezn interview

Rezn’s singular universe

The best music activates all of your senses. While you can’t literally smell the White…

Umbra Vitae Light of Death review

Umbra Vitae : Light of Death

The hardcore/metal supergroup play to their strengths on their more ambitious sophomore album

Sumac documentary

Sumac debut new documentary, Six Hours 42 Minutes with SUMAC

Watch a 15-minute short film ahead of the band’s upcoming tour dates

Thou Umbilical review

Thou – Umbilical

Thou’s first proper full-length in six years presents the band at their most direct and potent

Couch Slut You Could Do It Tonight review

Couch Slut : You Could Do It Tonight

A heavy and harsh album of dark storytelling

Thou interview

The existential arc of Thou

We spoke to Bryan Funck and Andy Gibbs about their new album ‘Umbilical,’ the political, the personal, and what makes their music essentially Thou

State Faults

State Faults announce new album Children of the Moon

Hear the Santa Rosa screamo group’s new song, “Palo Santo.”

Terminal Nation Echoes of the Devil's Den review

Terminal Nation : Echoes of the Devil’s Den

One of the year’s heaviest albums, with a great deal of sonic depth

Respire

Respire announce new album, Hiraeth

Hear “Distant Light of Belonging”

Pallbearer Mind Burns Alive review

Pallbearer : Mind Burns Alive

The Little Rock group’s fifth album is an emotional work of prog-metal grandeur

Knocked Loose You Won't Go Before You're Supposed To

Knocked Loose : You Won’t Go Before You’re Supposed To

The Louisville hardcore group expand their emotional range into something more unhinged and frightening

Full of Hell Coagulated Bliss review

Full of Hell : Coagulated Bliss

The grindcore vets’ latest adds an unexpected layer of pop to their frontal assault

Big Brave

Big|Brave announce North American tour

The group returns to the states this summer in support of ‘A Chaos of Flowers’