Aimless Dread

Pax Aeternum presents the debut album from Philadelphia hardcore/noise rock solo outfit, END YOU, titled Aimless Dread. It's not uncommon for punks approaching the golden years of their later thirties to undertake a solo project. They might want to indulge their sensitive singer-songwriter side, they might have gotten really into DJing house music, or they … Continue reading Aimless Dread

Mystic Goddess

Portland, Oregon based psychedelic stoner doom band Robots of the Ancient World release their Mystic Goddess full-length via Small Stone on May 21st, 2021. Described as a place where doom, psych, and stoner rock collide their 2019 debut Cosmic Riders has garnered over 300,000 plays and counting on digital streaming sites. They entered Seattle’s Soundhouse … Continue reading Mystic Goddess

Music For Resistance Fantasies

Brooklyn, New York-based ambient/experimental solo outfit Megalophobe has released Music For Resistance Fantasies, a cinematic soundscape and backing score created for a live dance performance which took place in 2019. Megalophobe is the solo venture of Benjamin Levitt, and is composed primarily of effects-laden ambient and experimental accordion passages joined with elements of vocals, guitars, … Continue reading Music For Resistance Fantasies

Chrome Waves/Gridfailure

Midwestern outfit Chrome Waves and New York City-area’s Gridfailure have released a fascinating split album. Chrome Waves provide the first three tracks on the release with nearly thirty minutes of their epic, post-rock meets shoegaze, in a dark place, wall of sound. There are two original tracks and a fascinating interpretation “The Eternal” by Joy … Continue reading Chrome Waves/Gridfailure

Love Like Machines

Memphis-based psychedelic blues rock veterans, The Heavy Eyes, release their long-awaited new full-length, Love Like Machines on March 27th via Kozmik Artifactz. Their fourth full-length, and first new offering since 2015's critically lauded He Dreams Of Lions, the group continues to deliver their fuzzed out, bluesy, hypnotic riffs, this time with the addition of long-time … Continue reading Love Like Machines


After nearly four years of writing, rehearsing, and solo project excursions, Psalm Zero, the New York-based art-metal outfit led by guitarist/singer/songwriter Charlie Looker, returns with their third LP, Sparta. Having garnered respect in the metal underground over the past seven years for their intense blend of disparate styles and genres, Psalm Zero delivers another statement … Continue reading Sparta

Human Impulse

Minneapolis-based punk/metal/noise trio HUMAN IMPULSE released their eponymous debut EP in late February 2020. HUMAN IMPULSE was formed in 2017 by musicians formerly of Ambassador Gun, Path Of Destruction, Tinnitus, and others. Their sound is structured around punk and metal foundations, infusing elements of noise, experimental, and more. Densely layering these sounds into quick, blazing … Continue reading Human Impulse

Darkness Silence Mirror Flame

Creator-Destructor Records brings to the public gaze San Francisco-based band Nite – with current and former members of Satan’s Wrath, Dawnbringer, High Spirits, and more – with the March release of the band’s debut album, Darkness Silence Mirror Flame. Nite was formed in 2018 by Van Labrakis (Satan’s Wrath, Mencea), Scott Hoffman (Dawnbringer, High Spirits), … Continue reading Darkness Silence Mirror Flame

The Glass Cliff

Maryland psychedelic doom metal outfit DIRT WOMAN release their The Glass Cliff debut full-length on 13th March 2020 via Grimoire Records. Recorded, mixed, and mastered in the autumn of 2019 by Noel Mueller at the Tiny Castle in Baltimore, The Glass Cliff’s five tracks bulge with gargantuan riffs, thundering rhythms, and lyrics speaking directly to … Continue reading The Glass Cliff