Dvne – Etemen Ænka

I swear that, out of the myriad of things that I love about music, watching a band grow is still my favorite. There's something about the dual image that forms in your head of them, of how they used to be and ... Read More...

Sanguisugabogg – Tortured Whole

Columbus, Ohio's Sanguisugabogg are among one of the most hyped up-and-coming death metal bands of the moment. Their demo Pornographic Seizures, released in 2019, was acclaimed in underground death metal circles and moved units quickly, landing them on the Century Media roster for their debut album Tortured Whole. It would seem that The 'Bogg has found themselves an early formula for success as a rising act to watch in death metal.

Genghis Tron – Dream Weapon

Rip the bandage off now if you haven't already and are in denial after the first two singles; to call Dream Weapon a metal record would be a stretch by any metric, and there's nary a glimpse of grind in sight. Remember to breathe, it's okay. Once Dream Weapon gets going and you forget that you're supposed to be listening to a Genghis Tron record, it's quite a wonderfully bright journey that serves as a calm and content reflection on extinction.

Lizzard – Eroded

As I sat down to write up a review for Eroded, the latest from the trio Lizzard out of France, I came upon my favorite of all problems when writing about music: how do you even define the sound? Writing about ... Read More...