Pyrrhon – Growth Without End

Despite the fact that both experimentation and atonality have become more widely accepted within the confines of death metal thanks to the likes of Gorguts and Portal, few bands are truly pushing boundaries and obliterating eardrums quite like Pyrrhon. Hailing from Brooklyn, this four-piece definitely lit a fire under the…

PHOTOS: Anaal Nathrakh—May 22nd, 2015 @ Championship Sports Bar & Grill, Trenton, NJ

On May 22nd, 2015, Birmingham’s 2-piece-with-a-live-lineup Anaal Nathrakh perform at Championship Bar in Trenton, New Jersey on their very first US tour leading up to the day they performed at Maryland Death Fest. It’s always odd-yet-enjoyable when a well known band tours and plays small venues, like when Periphery played…

Bring the Noise – Godflesh/Prurient Tour Announced

Last year, Godflesh demonstrated exactly how a comeback record should sound with the exceptional A World Lit Only By Fire (review here). While touring in support of their preceding comeback EP Decline & Fall, the band embarked on a short trek with prolific noise artist Prurient and powerviolence powerhouse Nails, which was unfortunately not as extensive as many fans…

Squeegee Clean Your Third Eye And Join Ecstatic Vision On An “Astral Plane”

While A Life Once Lost may no longer be a thing (I’m nearly over their breakup, nearly), guitarist Doug Sabolick is keeping the jams flowing with his new musical endeavor Ecstatic Vision. The thick, belching riffs and sandpaper rough vocals are no longer his forté however, as evidenced on “Astral…