Saturday, November 17, 2018

Cradle Of Filth

Cradle Of Filth Godspeed On The Devil’s Thunder Many thought English black-metal heroes Cradle Of Filth had hit their peak with 2000’s Midian, but Dani Filth and his revolving...

Valient Thorr

Valient Thorr Immortalizer Valient Thorr seem to be angling for a position at the head of a marching mob; their combination of punk-rock speed, crushing riffs, screaming solos and...

Koufax

Koufax Strugglers Although Koufax reside in Lawrence, Kansas, the pure-pop sensibilities of that town’s most famous sons-i.e., Ryan and Rob Pope of the Get Up Kids, who were in...

Dungen

Dungen 4 They might not sing in English, they might release albums without bothering to tour on them (like last year’s Tio Bitar), and they might even call their...

Headphones

Headphones Headphones Although Headphones sound absolutely nothing like the Postal Service, the comparison is now inevitable whenever a veteran indie icon abandons guitars for synthesizers. However, whether you’ve...

Interpol

Interpol Our Love To Admire In spite of its lengthy percolation period and the major label ascent that accompanies it, Interpol’s Our Love To Admire eschews every association one...

‘Strange Peace’ captures Metz’s fury with glorious results

Metz Strange Peace ROCKS LIKE: Pissed Jeans, Idles, Whores. WHAT'S DIFFERENT: Underground rock icon Steve Albini was enlisted to capture the Canadian trio’s fury with glorious results. Frontman/guitarist Alex Edkins...

Ride’s ‘Weather Diaries’ approach the “dream pop” sound they helped cultivate with maturity

Ride Weather Diaries FILE UNDER: A working shoegaze reunion ROCKS LIKE: Title Fight, Nothing, Beach House WHAT’S DIFFERENT: For their first new album in over two decades, this U.K. quartet don’t...

Mastodon show flexibility in new ‘Emperor of Sand’

Mastodon Emperor Of Sand FILE UNDER: Trailblazing Prog-metal ROCKS LIKE: Atheist, the Mars Volta, ZZ Top WHAT'S DIFFERENT: There is only one band who can go from extreme metal to classic...

Code Orange’s ‘Forever’ is unexpected at every turn

Code Orange Forever ROCKS LIKE: Converge, Knocked Loose, Deftones WHAT'S DIFFERENT: Imagine being invited to bear witness to a satanic ceremony. That’s what Forever sounds like, in the best way...

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