Gatecreeper’s Two-Pronged Surprise EP Reveals “An Unexpected Reality”
Eschewing typical hype cycles, the vaunted Arizona death metallers dropped an EP in the middle of last week that branches out from their usual fare and pushes the boundaries of their sound. Read our full review.
Higher Power Metal: Discussing “III: Pentecost” with Wytch Hazel’s Collin Hendra
We talked with Wytch Hazel guitarist/vocalist Collin Hendra about their acclaimed 2020 release "III: Pentecost," the evolution of the band's sound, and more.
Screaming Bloody Oranges, Episode #9: Discussing Album Art + A Metallica Deep-Dive
Andrew Rothmund, Langdon Hickman, Joe Aprill, and Ted Nubel talk about how album art shapes our experience with music, and then discuss Metallica in-depth.
This List Goes to Eleven: Invisible Oranges’ Top Ten Records of 2020
2020's end-of-year listmania yielded a set of records (including a tie for tenth place) that we deem indisputable champions. Well, unless you want to dispute these on Twitter, anyway.
Schemer Heer: Black Metal, Film Music, or Dungeon Synth? You Decide. (Early Track Stream)
The Gnaw Their Tongues and Vetus Sepulcrum mastermind finds a confusing and unique middle ground between his two most stylistically disparate projects. Listen to a track off of the new Schemer Heer album.
Pipe Dreamer’s Heartfelt Post-Metal Holds “No Solace for the Soulless” (Early Stream + Tra…
Evocative post-metal meets crushing doom with moving results. Stream the entirety of Pipe Dreamer's debut album and check out a track-by-track rundown of it as well.
Frozen Soul’s Chainsaw-Sculpted “Crypt of Ice” (Album Review)
Frozen Soul starts 2021 death metal off strong with a record that delivers on their early potential, taking clear notes from the genre's lineage but putting their own frosty spin on it. Read our full review.
Forlorn Visions: Wolf King Perceives the “Wandering Soul” (Music Video Premiere)
Check out the music video for the Bay Area blackened heavy metal/hardcore band's latest single, showcasing the continuous evolution of their dynamic sound and the steely darkness behind it.
Austin Lucas vs. Converge’s Nate Newton: An Artist to Artist Interview
Sure, we could interview artists… or we could have them interview each other. The multi-talented metal, hardcore, and country artist Austin Lucas talks to Converge bassist Nate Newton about their history, dealing with gatekeeping, and pursuing life's passions.