Every once in a while, I stumble across music that makes me smile. Year of No Light’s “Consolamentum” popped up in my Facebook feed when
Hey SIRI, play me something Australian… Hidden Intent out of Adelaide, South Australia bring the absolute thunder (from Down Under – sorry, Your Grouchy Friend
The Progressive Cave Ogier and Obsolete Dreadnought both love to talk about Metal. In fact, these two old hairy armed and eared buggers have been
So, obviously Darkthrone have a new album out, and as is usual with any of their releases since the time “Transilvanian Hunger” ended a trilogy
Pestilence, to simplify matters greatly, has had two eras. 1) The early Martin van Drunen-dominated era from ’84 to ’94, (with Patrick Mameli stepping up
The French melodic Black Metal band Seth are back with “La Morsure du Christ“ (The Bite of Christ). This new effort is both a return
The breadth and depth of the Metal scene in Perth, Western Australia is something Your Grouchy Friend has written about significantly over the last year.
In the world of Power Metal, what makes or breaks the success of a band is effective use of the mandatory cheese factor. If you’re
Thrash Metal has seemingly always led the way when the world seems to be going to hell and back. Anger, conviction, frustration and pure rebellion
REAPER – THE ATONALITY OF FLESH The Metal Wanderlust headquarters (c.) is a bizarre place. Connected by tunnels, towers and half-buried by the emptied tin
Back in 2013 when Ván Records unveiled the lead single from The Ruins of Beverast’s fourth album “Blood Vaults – The Blazing Gospel of Heinrich
I come here to you with a question. A simple one, but one that has much relevance to the subject matter at hand, that being
Having recently announced just the title of an upcoming album, it felt fitting to highlight this relatively newly released EP from experimental extraordinaire, Lingua Ignota.