Reviews

Ithaca – They Fear Us

They Fear Us is glammed up and sure of itself, flaunting its bittersweet revelations and patriarchal eviscerations with precision and style. It's everything you could ask for from a follow-up to an already stellar debut.

Imperial Triumphant – Spirit of Ecstasy

Spirit of Ecstasy feels as though it has a broader sense of purpose and (forgive me) triumphant spirit that Alphaville never quite reached, in hindsight. Listeners know what they're signing up for at this point in the band's discography, and Spirit of Ecstasy should leave absolutely nobody dissatisfied. You're getting what you want, and that's the ultimate Imperial Triumphant record; glorious, depraved, and weird as hell, and they're better at it than ever.

Astronoid – Radiant Bloom

Established in 2012, Massachusetts-based at Astronoid built a cult following within a pocket of the prog metal community for their so-called "dream thrash" blending of genres by the time their 2016 full length... Read More...

Moon Tooth – Phototroph

By now, Moon Tooth have garnered themselves quite a following in the progressive metal spaces. This is no accident; the scene is hungry for the kind of upbeat and unrestrained music that Moon Tooth is creating. Good news then: Phototroph is by far the band’s most energetic and “poppy” release, and I mean that in the best way possible.