By Charlie Sad Eyes Connecticut doom outfit Mourn The Light has done a lot in less than three years of existence: toured America, played a string of dates in Canada, and amassed a large social media following, all on the strength of an EP, a split CD with Oxblood Forge, and some singles… All while… Continue reading Album Review and Artwork Reveal: Mourn the Light’s Suffer, Then We’re Gone
IDK if this interview style will be the wave of the future or not, but I sent Continuum some interview questions and they filmed themselves answering — and it’s actually a great half hour of booze-filled, behind-the-scenes thoughts from these Connecticut metal stalwarts. (Great job, guys! Gold stars for everyone.) Check out this interview to… Continue reading AltCtrlToob Exclusive: CONTINUUM Interviews Themselves!
By Nikita Alekseyevich Khrenov There are few bands that are as loved as Carcass. Doesn’t matter who you are, if you listen to extreme metal then chances are you are super into at least one Carcass album — whether it’s the disgusting and savage Symphonies of Sickness or their seminal melodic masterpiece Heartwork, there’s a Carcass… Continue reading EP Review: Despicable by CARCASS (Oct. 30th, Nuclear Blast)
Vancouver melodic metal band Unleash the Archers has been fighting the good fight since 2007, and just released their fifth studio album in August 2020. When one of our Patreon subscribers suggested we interview their killer frontwoman Brittney Slayes, I wondered if “The Little Blog That Could” would even get a response from this Billboard-charting… Continue reading Interview: Brittney Slayes of UNLEASH THE ARCHERS on The Pandemic, Twitch, and More
Loud Night are a new band from Richmond, Virginia that feature former members of underground heroes Ramming Speed. Their mission this time is playing a d-beaten version of heavy metal, that would make Lemmy smile from beyond and make Cronos pay attention, because you can definitely hear both Motorhead and Venom in their sound. You’ll… Continue reading Album Review: Loud Night’s Mindnumbing Pleasure
Forgotten Days, Pallbearer’s fourth album, is heavy in more than one sense. Placing the actual music to one side momentarily, the lyrics deal with some serious and difficult themes and concepts. Joseph D. Rowland (bass, harmony vocals), who wrote many of the words, talks about the songs often being a kind of dialogue with his… Continue reading Album Review: Pallbearer’s Forgotten Days
Marialena Trikoglou was one of three singers in the Athens doom band Horrorgraphy, who released their debut album Seasons of Grief in 2019. After leaving that group, Trikoglou released her solo album Vanity this March.
These interview excerpts from September 2020 are reposted from The Ripple Effect with the author’s permission.