Album Review: MOONSPELL Extinct

Posted by | March 25, 2015

Confounding their critics, Moonspell's albums since Sin/Pecado give the impression that after each album cycle they form their own chrysalis, reemerging when the time is right with whatever it is that inspires them to continue. Now that Extinct has had time to settle beneath my skin, this may go down as one of the swiftest transitions from disappointment to elation on record.

| March 25, 2015

Quick Review: DEATH ENGINE Mud

Posted by | March 4, 2015

France’s Death Engine doesn’t sound like Neurosis per se, but there’s a definite artistic aesthetic informed, influenced and inspired by the Oakland post-metal legends. Death Engine is similar in that it definitely sways to the brutal end of the scale, but sounds almost otherworldly when compared to rudimentary metal or hardcore bands.

| March 4, 2015

DVD Review: ANTHRAX Chile On Hell

Posted by | September 24, 2014

September 12th marks the third anniversary of the most recent Anthrax album, Worship Music, so let’s hope this cherry on the cake – a new DVD documenting the band’s extended touring affectionately title Chile on Hell – represents the final victory lap before the quintet head back into the studio.

| September 24, 2014