Best Of: Metal Christmas

I think most people dread holiday music. A fair conclusion. Typically signalling hectic retail environments, financial stress and an overall abundance of responsibility in the years most treacherous season. For many people, Christmas is eclipsed by this. It’s easy to resent the holidays when there’s so many people counting on…

Úlfur – Arborescence

No genre has experienced a more distinct shift in its cultural purpose than classical music. What was once the sole form of musical expression in Western culture has been largely relegated to specific roles in society. Modern classical certainly hasn’t lost any of its esteem, but in terms of popular…

Get Hung Up On Prog Death-Metallers HUNG

Without question, death metal is awesome. As we’ve seen over the past several years with innovations to the genre, it becomes exponentially awesome when you combine it with progressive and classical flair. Enter HUNG, a new band that features ex-Trans-Siberian Orchestra violinist Lyris Hung. What we have here is avant-garde…