Arcane – Known/Learned

Double albums are probably the most difficult to achieve. They are highly hit-or-miss in nature, and can be extremely successful or a major flop. There’s only a handful of double albums that generated tons of praise among their initial release due to not only their music, but also due to…

Hey! Listen To James Norbert Ivanyi!

Virtuoso guitarists are a tricky bunch: their music often tends towards staleness and a singular focus on technicality that leaves the heart wanting. However, if you strike gold, you need look no further than their albums for groove, inventiveness and excellent music. I’m here to tell you that I’ve struck…

Altar Of Plagues Announce Run Of European Tour Dates

Unfortunately, experimental black metal visionaries Altar of Plagues are sticking to their story of being woefully disbanded. However, that’s not stopping them from following through with their promise of “not reuniting” throughout 2015 for some proper farewell gigs for whoever will accept them, seemingly out of spite of the very…