4.0

Monomyth- Exo

Monomyth are a Netherlands-based prog collective (not a phrase I get to use every day) who create wordless, sonic soundscapes. Harnessing elements of 70s and 80s electro along with more traditional rock ...
4.5

Build & Release – Build & Release

Build and Release are a five-piece, Aussie post rock outfit comprised of drums, basses and guitars. Initially formed as a songwriting project,  this is their first (self produced) album. Similar to Samue...
3.5

Ignea – Alga

Beginning life as Parallax in 2011, Ignea released the Sputnik EP. Described as Ukrainian progressive metal, it combined both orchestral and more common rock elements to produce a grandiose, operatic sound....
4.6

Hyperion – Seraphical Euphony

Hyperion’s stunning debut album ‘Seraphical Euphony’ is the combination of melodic death metal and black metal that I didn’t know I wanted to hear until coming across this album. After the introduction entit...

PREVIEW: Top 5 Picks for Frankfest 2016

Frankfest began in 2011 as a small event at The Racehorse, Tiverton, Devon, featuring bands that festival founder, Frank Dennis, played in at the time; Cambion, Cry Havoc and Anal Bead. The idea continued for...
4.5

Khola Cosmica – Khola Cosmica

Stormy guitars and thunderous drums pull us straight into a grinding, grizzled EP from Japanese band Khola Cosmica who are as intense as they are elusive.  With virtually no online footprint, most of the knowle...
3.8

Stare At The Clouds – This Clear Divide

With “This Clear Divide” spending a whole 5 years in the making before it’s long-awaited release, after the initial play-through it’s clear that much of that time was spent crafting an album of high level preci...