A sheep in wolf's clothing....
It's always a treat when music snaps your attention and drags you into its swelling underbelly, as if some misunderstood beast saved you from some unspeakable horror that it itself was originally perceived to be. It brings no harm; instead, its lair is a thing of beauty, cultivated over time, and has been dying to... Continue Reading →
Socially-conscious lyrics are nothing new in death metal, let alone under the wider umbrella of heavy metal. They slice through the issues of the time with a rallying articulation fuelled by the anguished chants of those behind the words - the bands themselves and a legion of fans marching in unison fighting the same fight.... Continue Reading →
Hark, the colours are singing from the trees and from the streets, coming alive from the pages of a long-forgotten tome and cascading into each other in ways even the most lysergic of trips could only dream. In your ears the music seduces in every conceivable language and the dawn reaches out to banish the... Continue Reading →
Well well bloody well. It seems to have come to this: a revival of sorts of my most unholiest moniker; a portal deep into the labyrinthine dungeons of steel and iron and leather and denim. It is a gateway into a dimension so untouched by the likes of Primark and H&M the masses still quiver... Continue Reading →