Black Peaks – All That Divides

It’s a fair assessment that most bands would maim their bass player in a heartbeat if it would guarantee them the kind of album cycle that Black Peaks had for their debut, Statues. Following its release, the buzz that had been steadily building around the band snowballed into a roar,…

Skyharbor – Guiding Lights

For their first full studio release, Skyharbor’s two-disc Blinding White Noise created a sonic shockwave that reverberated around the world receiving plaudits at every turn. They made enough of an impact to have their second funded by their fans so they really must have felt the pressure when constructing it.…

Oceansize Call It Quits

Although not strictly speaking metal, more than one of us has a soft spot for Oceansize (Tim even reviewed last year’s Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up), so today’s annonucement of their split is saddening nonetheless. From their Facebook page: Dear Friends, We regret to inform you that Oceansize…