After writing the review/interview for Orcrypt, VUK came to me with a proposition. He suggested that we try and write a trilogy of reviews and
So, we got another note from the PCO. Tucked into the belly of a Bear in fact. Inside that belly was a Wolf, that had
Grayceon is made up of Max Doyle (guitar), Jackie Perez Gratz (cello and voice), and Zack Farwell (drums). Their latest album, “MOTHERS WEAVERS VULTURES,” is
Ferocity: savage, unfettered ferocity. Like the lycanthropically afflicted beasts for whom they’re named, Melbourne, Australia’s Werewolves dealt in this commodity on their 2020 debut “The
Imperial Triumphant provided countless hours of solace for me throughout 2020. A year so fraught with challenge and change, it’s no wonder music outside the
When you consider the modern Folk Music movement, we can be quite sure of one thing: Wardruna are on the very top of that tree.
Marasmus are a five-piece Death Metal band from Kansas City, Missouri. Their first two LP’s, “Mountains of Dead,” (2012) and “Conjuring Enormity,” (2015) are brilliantly
Revulsion are an enigma. They may be pure Arctic Circle Death Metal from northernmost Finland, but instead of jumping full-on onto the Finnish Death Metal
2020, nothing gives me greater pleasure than to stand triumphantly over your wretched, disease-ridden, rotting corpse. But I suppose there is something I should thank
Black Metal is relatively new to me. Given my interest in all things heavy, it is a genre I have been exploring with great enthusiasm.
Orcrypt was a new name to me in 2020, but with an album called “Balrog & Roll,” the band did not remain a mystery for
In what was obviously a tumultuous and unprecedented year for many including Your Grouchy Friend, so many of our taken-for-granted lifestyles, institutions and general modes
Every now and then an album just comes out of nowhere and tattoos itself on your psyche. This is never particularly easy to explain, especially