An introduction to the Canadian sci-fi thrash metal band.
New character Vulvatron, first prominent female role for GWAR.
While metal goes through its midlife crisis, the Portland doom trio continue to age gracefully.
Little Rock quartet’s second is a triumph of doom metal ambition, as well as an album that transcends it.
Addressing the least common yet most amusing complaints about our recent feature.
Washington black metal duo offers a transitional release of ambient material that works fine, but still feels like a minor release.
A collaboration between Andrew Hock of Castevet and Charlie Looker of Zs/Extra Life, Psalm Zero draw from industrial metal sounds on their Profound Lore debut.
Swedish heavy metallers add some more gothic darkness and meaty riffs into their theatrical approach.
Canadian death metal outfit continues to show outside-the-box innovation on their first record in 12 years.
On their Southern Lord debut, Dallas’ Power Trip carve up a badass thrash metal sound.
San Francisco’s black metal iconoclasts find new beauty and sophistication on their second album.
UK post-punk titans reveal three decades of venom and power on their new double-disc singles comp.
Death from above… and below.
A celebration of metal.
Headbangs of the year.
Spine and sensory.
Raising hardcore’s peak another notch.
A sprawling trip into new, heavy dimensions.
Jump in the fire.