Adapt, Survive: Allegaeon Founding Member Greg Burgess Talks “Apoptosis” and Band Evolutio…
Our extensive interview with Allegaeon's one remaining founding member: we cover past, present, and future of this ever-innovative progressive death metal outfit from Colorado in anticipation of their fifth full-length, releasing April 19th.
To the Stars: Myoora’s “Moon Grotto” Hones Prog’s Creative Edge
The Australian duo may be young and new to the scene, but this debut EP displays real virtuosity and creativity within prog's wild realms.
Shabti’s Unique Unison of Death/Black Metal on “Trembling and Shorn”
We unleash an early stream of the beastly genre-crossover album from Shabti, the underground all-star outfit featuring current/former members of Falls of Rauros, Obsidian Tongue, and Panopticon’s live lineup.
Postmortem Ode: Cloud Catcher’s Fuzzy and Psychedelic “The Whip” EP Turns Out to be Their …
Denver's stoner rock gem Cloud Catcher is no more. We look at their latest EP and chat with guitarist/vocalist Rory Rummings about the music, the breakup, and the future.
Progressively Technical: Contrarian’s Seam-Busting “Their Worm Never Dies”
The four-piece technical death metal outfit (featuring drummer George Kollias of Nile) unveiled its third full-length today -- here's our in-depth review of its myriad of moving parts.
The Art of Decoherence: Where Black Metal and Noise Intersect
Stream the first song of a suffocating two-track EP from anonymous black metal outfit Decoherence.
Through Sludge, Soil, and Seas: Novarupta’s “Mare Tranquillitatis”
Thick sludge and blossoming post-metal meet on Novarupta's debut full-length "Disillusioned Fire" -- check out our exclusive stream of a new single from the album featuring guest vocalist Mikael Stanne.
Progspot #1: Irreversible Mechanism, an Irreplicable Machine
IO Staff Writer Thomas Hinds unveils an exegetical new column where he dissects then reassembles the complexities and contortions of progressive metal; the Belarusan tech-death duo-turned-force fit the inaugural bill perfectly.
Supergroup Tech-Death: Continuum’s Wild and Virtuosic “Designed Obsolescence”
We get deeply analytical with "Designed Obsolescence," the sophomore release (out today) of tech-death masters Continuum featuring current/former members of Decrepit Birth, Arkaik, Rings of Saturn, Allegaeon, and more.
The Evil Fun of Sacred Monster’s “Re-Animator”
We unveil a throat-shredding and bluesy new track from the Chicago stoner doom outfit's upcoming debut full-length "Worship the Weird."