Sound Struggle – Rise

By this point in time, one cannot deny that there has been a gradual but very present push towards greater and greater levels of eclecticism in the more progressive spheres of metal, as artists try to incorporate more diverse influences in their sound — whether it’s to make their own…

Kardashev – Peripety

Music, like all art, seeks to evoke within us a certain emotion. What that is can differ drastically depending on the music: the lethargic, pleasant sway of Beach House creates a sense of satisfied joy, the downtune groove of Pantera brings with it a sense of angry energy, and the…

Deep Dive: The One Eyed Man Is King or The Intersection of Disability and Metal Music

Disability is a fact of life for many, many people. As an umbrella term for the social consequences of bodily impairments and limitations, it is far more complex than any single bite-sized definition may suggest, and often brings with it societal stigma and marginalization that otherwise able-bodied people do not…

Singled Out (10/24 – 10/30): New Music From After The Burial, Twelve Foot Ninja, Skindred, and More!

Singled Out is our weekly column to round-up the singles and new tracks from the past week dropped by bands we cover. Consider this our weekly mix to help keep you all on top of the latest releases from across the metallic and progressive spectrums. Read past entries here, and go on…