Albums/EPs

ALBUM REVIEW: Berried Alive – Bearies Alive

Berried Alive is the one-man brainchild of Charles Caswell, former guitarist of metalcore band, Reflections. Whilst the project’s aesthetic is characterised by darkly cartoonish imagery, on a musical level it’s deadly serious with a sound built upon chugging, djenty riffs, glitchy and often discordant synth lines and downbeat, nihilistic lyricism. Read More

Albums/EPs

ALBUM REVIEW: Chthonic – Battlefields Of Asura

Whilst newer bands such as Alien Weaponry and Tengger Cavalry have drawn attention to so-called ‘world metal’ in recent years, genre veterans Chthonic have been combining heavy music with the traditional folk instruments of their native Taiwan since 1995, and their latest release, ‘Battlefields Of Asura’, is their ninth studio effort thus far. Read More