Caligula’s Horse – The Tide, The Thief, & River’s End

Great records are the standard these days, it’s hard to be disappointed a lot of the time when the average level of competency is so high, so it takes something else to push a record from ‘great’ to ‘an absolute must-have’. And sometimes it’s the records that come completely out of nowhere to blindside you that are the most memorable. Caligula’s Horse may not be the most well-known name in the more progressive circles, but if The Tide, The Thief & River’s End is anything to go by, then Australia has yet another name to add to the ever growing list of formidable players.

PHOTOS: Behemoth, Hour of Penance, and Eternal Rest — October 27th @ The HiFi in Brisbane, AUS

Behemoth’s explosive return to the stage following frontman Adam “Nergal” Darsky’s brush with Leukemia brought the band back to Australia with support from Italian death metallers Hour of Penance. Photographer William France was able to attend the Brisbane date at The HiFi — featuring local support from Eternal Rest —…

Nami Meet ‘Ariadna

  Much like Persefone, whom we didn’t discuss nearly enough earlier in the year, Nami hail from the little known country of Andorra, a microstate between Spain and France. There must be something in the water over that way, as the both bands take progressive metal and spin their own little tweaks into…

Hey, Listen To The Raven Autarchy!

Okay, let’s go ahead and get the obvious out of the way here: The Raven Autarchy sound a lot like Within The Ruins. This Spain-based technical deathcore group wear their influences on their sleeve, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The band just released their debut album Kaonashi and…