Weedeater – Goliathan

Figuring out how to deal with certain levels of expectations is one of the harder parts of reviewing something. For example, an album that is hyped as a ‘game-changer’ and a ‘classic-to-be’, but ultimately is nothing out of the ordinary, is going to be judged a lot more harshly than…

Hey! Listen To Vivid Illusion!

As has happened often in the past, the Internet has rescued me. In a time where I was craving something emotional, a musical journey that would explore my own heart, there came to me from out of the ether Vivid Illusion. Promising an intelligent survey of post-rock, progressive and hardcore, my…

George Kollias of Nile Streams Debut Solo Album Invictus

Anyone who has spun a Nile record since 2005’s Annihilation of the Wicked is familiar with the percussion android that is George Kollias. Known primarily for his precision and blistering speed, Kollias elevated an already solid tech death band to a higher plain of brutality. Now, with four Nile records to his name, Kollias has decided…