Coming from Ukraine, Kauan started off their career as a doom/folk hybrid. Today they have certainly evolved, reaching a whole other level of musicality with their latest full-length Pirut. Merging together the ambiance of doom metal, the melodic side of post metal, along with some folky passages and classical influences,
We’re living in quite the age for communication with this ol’ internet thing you’re currently using. It’s facilitated projects like Culted to exist in many regards, where members reside in different countries, even different continents with an ocean between them. All of the band’s members have never even been in
2013 has been a rather ridiculous year for Irish records, with a slew of releases coming out over the last 12 months that all deserve some place on this list but alas, it’s restricted to the number six. Honourable mentions must go out to debuts, full-length albums that lived up
Both Monuments Collapse from San Francisco and Bréag Naofa, hailing from Seattle, are doing a supreme job of flying the flag of dark epic hardcore and atmospheric post metal on the West Coast, and their pairing for a split LP is an appropriate one if anything.
Year of No Light’s voyage to the throne of post metal’s monarch has taken many twists and turns through the years – namely a significant line-up shuffle after Nord that saw them sans-vocals, but now with two drummers and a solely instrumental sound. The test for this new formula was
Lumbar is the brainchild of one Aaron Edge, who despite being recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis has marched on with this new project regardless; one of misanthropic doom. He’s joined by Mike Sheidt from Yob and Vhöl and Tad Doyle (Tad, Brothers of the Sonic Cloth). It’s pretty clear at