Albums/EPs

ALBUM REVIEW: Pedro The Lion – Phoenix

It’s been 15 years since Seattle’s Pedro The Lion (the pseudonym of David Bazan) released a full-length record. ‘Phoenix’ is more like a reconstruction than a revival, characterised by what makes the album classic of sorts: a gentle, generous dive into the past, which translates into the future. It’s both nostalgic and progressive, providing the best of both worlds. Read More

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ALBUM REVIEW: Born Of Osiris – The Simulation

‘The Simulation’ marks Illinois technical deathcore crew Born Of Osiris’ fifth studio record. Recent efforts have seen them stray slightly away from their deathcore origins into a more metalcore-minded field, and so ‘The Simulation’ is an important milestone as to whether the band can re-capture the excitement of their early material. Read More

Albums/EPs

EP REVIEW: Jinjer – Micro

Ukrainian progressive metallers Jinjer are back with a brand new EP after their relatively successful third full-length record, 2016’s ‘King Of Everything’. Flitting from ethereal vocals to gut-wrenchingly horrific screams from Tatiana Shmailyuk, the sound on ‘Micro’ builds on the layers that Jinjer have amassed since their inception ten years prior. Read More