They deliver an almighty slice of space rock, primed to leave you aghast at the thought of ever having to come down and face the real world again.
It works if not just as a spectacle to witness the mutation of sound through collaboration of two powerful creative forces.
What Toundra has done is to bring their circle in full and they really stepped up the ante with Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari.
If you ever wondered what it would sound like for hardcore kids to play black metal then Mourir is perfect for you.
I dare say they’re even more formidable on this record because you can hear exactly what they’re beating you around the skull with.
Masters of a wide range of tried and tested techniques, working busily in the garage on their opaque but beguiling collages. We might ponder where they get the motivation but can’t help but be charmed by the results.
I am here to tell you that front to back, Firebride is an absolute triumph of accessible, extreme metal.
Random Desire is another fine set from a soul man who really doesn’t do bad records and still retains his own unique sound.
They’ve been around for 17 years and their music can take you throughout their incredible textures of Jazz like you’ve never heard it before.
Writing and managing concept albums, let alone a trilogy of concept albums, is not an easy feat for any band to take on. POSTVORTA have stayed true to their concept, even with the passage/ravages of time.
With Truce… he has unleashed another powder keg to push the boundaries even more.
It hasn’t made me a better person yet but if nothing else it’s impressed on me that I really need to read Doran’s book.
Autumn Tears return with their most epic album to date – lush, immersive and beautiful – but arguably too much of a good thing
Abandoning any links to the pastoral for some kind of speculative psychogeology, the sound is grey and cold and implacable. By which I mean that, yeah, somehow it does sound like glaciation.
a treatise on life, death, and that whole wobbly stretch of existence that straddles the two.
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