Sirens – Surge

It’s becoming more and more common for bands to use various facets of metal to explore other genres and their respective sounds, relying on their heavy side as a backdrop against which to present their ideas, instead of as the main feature of their sound. Bands skirting this fine line…

PHOTOS: Hope Drone, We Lost the Sea, Lizzard Wizzard, Fvck Mountain —July 31st, 2015 @ Crowbar, AUS

Hope Drone’s Cloak of Ash is without doubt one of the most enthralling albums I have heard this year. Its flawless production coupled with the band’s instrumental mastery allows the listener to be completely immersed in the bleak, desolate mental environment this record brings forth. Having anxiously looked forward to…