Belgium’s Amenra have existed for more than two decades and over that period have gradually grown in stature and renown. Between 2003 and 2017, they released six albums entitled Mass I – Mass VI and concurrently rose to prominence as one of the most highly respected “post-metal” bands on the planet. The band are also… Continue reading Album Review: Amenra’s De Doorn (Relapse)
Ghost Tapes #10 is the tenth record from Ireland’s God Is An Astronaut, who have, over the past two decades, built and cemented their reputation as masters of instrumental post-rock. This latest work is described in the press release as “certainly the most ferocious” of the band’s albums. It also marks a return to the… Continue reading Album Review: God Is An Astronaut’s Ghost Tapes #10
Somber and emotive, yet never losing its heavy edge, Wisconsin post-metal outfit Becoming the Lion is excited to release their fourth album Unearthly Creature this December. A much-anticipated follow-up to their 2018 album Ghosts of a Fallen Soldier, this new work showcases the group’s evolution from a one-man project to a collaborative, multi-faceted endeavor. Its six thoughtful tracks offer… Continue reading Track Premiere: “Silent Return” from BECOMING THE LION
Alternative Control premiered the single “Colonial” from Baton Rouge post-metal outfit Ambassador this summer. They’ve since released their sophomore album Care Vale; the band took some time to talk with us about their history and the making of the album. Enjoy!
Hailing from Richmond, Virginia, Holden is a new post-metal/doom band that’s working on their debut album Ursa Minor. Band members Palmer Sturman, Sam Berson, and Michael Arcane joined us for some Nerd Talk about their favorite movies, video games, and books. Spoiler alert, Palmer needs to check out Knight of the Round and a few… Continue reading Nerd Talk with HOLDEN