Black Crown Initiate – Selves We Cannot Forgive

Black Crown Initiate – Selves We Cannot Forgive

‘Selves We Cannot Forgive’ is a step in the prog direction more than in the tech-death direction for Black Crown Initiate. For some, this may be more of a step sideways, or even backwards. However, for me I see it as a big step forward. – By Wade Reitz

Red Hands Black Feet – We Must Fall Forever If We Survive

Red Hands Black Feet – We Must Fall Forever If We Survive

Making a conceptual post-rock album centered around space has been increasingly popular, almost to the point where it’s getting old. But before that’s happened, someone has to nail the space theme so perfectly so we can move on to another subject. In my opinion, that time has come. By Aaron Edwards

In The Van with Worriedaboutsatan

In The Van with Worriedaboutsatan

Next week long time E&D faves, worriedaboutsatan are heading out for a short tour of label This Is It Forever showcases. We asked them to give us a glimpse of what is on their tour van playlist.

Wreck and Reference – Indifferent Rivers Romance End

Wreck and Reference – Indifferent Rivers Romance End

The constant state of change is essential to each piece – a nearly perfect execution of philosophical ideas through musical composition. – By Luke Henley

Festival Preview: Red Sun Festival 2016

Festival Preview: Red Sun Festival 2016

They said it couldn’t happen again.

In this case ‘they’ were the promoters themselves – despite a successful first year bringing 3 days of gloriously gnarly rock and metal to Cardiff’s Womanby Street the Red Sun team said they simply couldn’t repeat the trick this year. Then, just as it seemed all was lost, they pulled a surprise 180 and announced Red Sun II, set to take place this very weekend. By Jamie Jones

Cody Noon – Bobowler

Cody Noon – Bobowler

It occurs to me that Bobowler is a bit like a cat. Languid, almost lazy. A bit creepy, sometimes. Slinky and elegant with minimum effort. Invite it in, give it the time and space it deserves, let it poke about in the corners and sit on your second favourite chair. Cherish it, and it will reward you. By Bruce Cowie

Aires – Fantasma EP

Aires – Fantasma EP

Surrealistic landscapes develop and envelop throughout. Shards of glass and splintered metal rub against each other and sing in combination with washes of synthetic light, leaving the album in it’s most natural sounding state, unpredictable. By Evan Sherman

Tomb Mold – The Bottomless Perdition

Tomb Mold – The Bottomless Perdition

If 90’s Finnish death metal is your thing, you’ll want to get an earful of ‘The Bottomless Perdition’ now! Then, you can claim your memento of this discovery by buying a copy of the tape and supporting the band. – By Al Necro

Swamp Witch – The Slithering Bog

Swamp Witch – The Slithering Bog

Before a note is heard, you know what to expect from the name of the band, the album title, and the great misty, murky grey cover image, a mysterious lurking figure trudging half-submerged through the grey marshes. Yep: swampy, witchy, stinking psychotropic sludge promised and delivered. – By Owen Coggins

Interview: Teri Gender Bender from Le Butcherettes

Interview: Teri Gender Bender from Le Butcherettes

Teri Gender Bender from Le Butcherettes kindly took time out to happily answer Andy Little’s questions on a diverse range of topics for Echoes and Dust.

Supremative – Servitude of the Impurity

Supremative – Servitude of the Impurity

Should you have a bestial black death metal addiction, Supremative’s ‘Servitude of the Impurity’ is a better offering than most of the sub-genre’s tributary practitioners. – By Al Necro

Blues Funeral – The Search

Blues Funeral – The Search

This album won’t blow you away and it sure as hell won’t change your world, but for a brief moment it will remind you why you love rock music so much. – By Martyn Coppack

Interview: Skinny Girl Diet

Interview: Skinny Girl Diet

Tim Foster caught up with rising stars Skinny Girl Diet and had a fascinating chat about feminism in today’s DIY punk scene.

Gone Is Gone – Gone Is Gone

Gone Is Gone – Gone Is Gone

Featuring members of Mastodon, At the Drive-In and Queens of the Stone Age, Gone Is Gone is an EP occasionally showing much promise, will there be more to come? – By Geoff Topley

Harvester – Harmonic Ruptures

Harvester – Harmonic Ruptures

If you like riffs, melody and great guitar solos you should really give Harvester’s ‘Harmonic Ruptures’ a spin. It’s my stoner metal album of the summer for sure! – By Sander van den Driesche

King Buffalo – Orion

King Buffalo – Orion

For a debut album this is highly impressive stuff, which leaves us wanting more. It’s a fulfilling listen with zero filler and works as a whole too. – By Martyn Coppack

Exclusive Track Premiere: </br>We Deserve This – Subliminal

Exclusive Track Premiere:
We Deserve This – Subliminal

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Exclusive Track Premiere:
Coastlands – Seafarer and the Squall


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