Aeolian – Silent Witness

You don’t have to like melodic death metal but there’s definitely something that’s inherently irresistible to the style; big hooks, riffs that last for days and vocal/lyrical combos that always appeal to the most epic and inherently relate-able themes. At the same time, it can also be grating and grow old pretty…

Convulsing – Grievous

Death metal, on the whole, is a fairly hateful genre of music. So much so that I often wonder why I enjoy it as thoroughly as I do. Its sonic textures, lyrical themes, and visual aesthetic are frequently driven toward the excessively violent, emotionally morbid, and the downright macabre. None…

VIDEO PREMIERE: Let the “Swarming Lights Surround You” With Radiant Knife’s New Video

It’s no secret by now that I’m a sucker for emotional doom; when you take that slow, feedback laden drawl and marry it to clean vocals and plenty of atmosphere instead of abrasive weight, I’m all there for it. There’s just something about that combo that gets me every time. It’s no surprise then that I’m all over Radiant Knife’s latest release, Science Fiction. Released on August 8th, it’s chock full of riffs, great vocals and an overall approach to doom and stoner that gets right down to the core of why the genre work so well. Thus, I’m proud to premiere their video for “Swarming Lights Surround You” today, an excellent track showcasing the strengths of the album in general!