Opeth – Pale Communion

When the announcement was made that Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt was not doing harsh vocals on 2011’s Heritage, fans were instantly torn. While some embraced the idea thanks to the phenomenal Damnation, which also featured no harsh vocals, most fans were skeptic. To the discontent of many, Heritage was far from Damnation 2.0, and…

Hey! Listen to Mirrelia!

A while ago, we told you about Mirrelia and a new track they had released in anticipation of a new EP. Well, that EP is now here and it definitely delivers on the promise of the first track. Blending a progressive approach to drums and overall structure with heavier segments that pack…

As Blood Runs Black Get Exsanguinated (Break Up)

As Blood Runs Black have always had lineup issues. A bunch of founding members quit, some came back, and they only made two albums in 11 years. Well, yesterday founding member and drummer Hector ‘Lech’ De Santiago announced the band’s breakup on his Instagram. The shadier part of this all is…