Pincer+ step up their game significantly on their new EP, and subsequently find themselves at the cutting edge of what current-day metalcore has to offer.
In this Review Round-Up, great heavy music from Racetraitor stands next to some that could use a bit of work from Future Static, as well as a pair of EPs with a lot of promise from Birdmask and Colourburn.
Through an industrial-trap lens and a place of deep-seated purpose, n0trixx’s new EP comes out as one of the most fascinating and complete recent listens in its field.
In this Review Round-Up, Tarja gets into the festive spirit on her Christmas album, as Post Profit and Call Me Amour both put effort into their gifts, and Wind Walkers deliver an absolute turkey.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s a selection of releases that falls further towards the middle of the pack, though HourHouse’s rap-metal is the clear standout against passé genre-mashing from Holy Wars, and uninteresting emo and pop-rock from Locket.
In this Review Round-Up, Year Of The Knife’s huge leap from tragedy is the main headline, but there’s still more to dig into in new releases from Sugar Horse, Sleep Outside and Black Water County.
In this Review Round-Up, Lake Malice’s debut EP proves why they’re among post-hardcore’s most exciting new class, alongside a slew of incendiary new punk from NOBRO, Problem Patterns and BEX.
In this Review Round-Up, Svalbard continue to embrace scale and power in heavy music to phenomenal effect, alongside a pair of similarly massive-reaching releases from Teen Jesus & The Jean Teasers and Air Drawn Dagger.
In this Review Round-Up, it’s difficult to get excited by new releases from Sleep Theory and Meatraffle, but Haunt The Woods’ expansive alt-prog more than makes up for it.
In this Review Round-Up, Annisokay and Samurai Pizza Cats respectively hit heavy and fall short in metalcore; Guilt Trip deliver a strong metallic hardcore debut; and Rocket Pengwin establishes some decent contemporary pop-punk.