Piercing the Veil #2: Imperial Triumphant Channels the Glamour and Mystery of New York Cit…
The New York-based avant-garde metal trio aims to tell the story of their home city, taking aesthetic inspiration from its near-mythical past. This edition of Piercing the Veil explores the band's musical and conceptual ties to the Big Apple.
Piercing the Veil #1: Froglord Saves the Frogs, Melts Our Faces With Roiling Fuzz
Combining impossibly groovy stoner metal with a fantastical amphibian concept grounded in eco-conservatism, the UK's Froglord is an ideal starting point for this column, which dives deep into thematic bands that are more than just a gimmick.
“Phase Out”: Cara Neir Ventures Into Digital Despair and Levels Up (Album Review)
The Dallas experimental group goes 8-bit on their latest album, blending chiptune, black metal, and more into an exhilarating and surprisingly deep concept album.
Awicha and Galpedar’s Reality-Shredding Black Metal Enters a “World Within Spirit” (Split …
Globally disparate black metal acts Awicha and Galpedar join forces for a blistering, jam-packed black metal split. Check out our review of the split.