Mighty Oaks – Dreamers (2017) – Review

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The crew populating the vast office spaces at the RMR Tower sometimes says the damnedest things. Like this promise we made a long time ago after the Howl review released. The statement was that we would be back shortly with this review that – today – finally gets a taste of our writing prowess.

So, here we are back with Mighty Oaks‘s sophomore full-length album Dreamers. And a long wait it was indeed.

But, you see, there’s a reason for everything.

The time the second record comes around is a turning point for any … [...] Click to raid more!

Video: My Dying Bride on a Broken Shore!

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As this year starts to take on steam, we truly look forward to a tear-drenched and wretched twelve months, hopefully filled with loads of Doom and Doom Death Metal of the first order. And – good news – there’s some serious action on that specific horizon.

My Dying Bride are on the prowl again with their new album The Ghost Of Orion ready to release by early March 2020. And that’s a good thing, as we felt the misery long enough for now.

MDB just rushed ahead lately and released their newest video Your Broken Shore with Aaron Stainthorpe growling … [...] Click to raid more!

Morass of Molasses – The Ties that Bind (2019) – Review

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The Sticky Ones are on the prowl again. Those named after the 1919 Boston Flood disaster that drowned, injured, or otherwise killed scores of people in a tsunami of sticky, sugary goo.

Morass of Molasses already got on our radar with their debut These Paths We Tread. An album that surely excels with its sticky sludge and sappy, somewhat slow-motion delivery of all types of Stoner-esque delights.

In many ways, their newest record The Ties that Bind really latches on to where its predecessor left off. They still stick all that fuzzy goodness that Stoner … [...] Click to raid more!

Marianas Rest – Ruins (2019) – Review

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Ruins of Marianas Rest starts with a monologue that moves you out into space. One that Carach Angren could not have done better. And – truly – the tune and story also keeps you hostage to all sorts of horrors.

Only here, we have troubles of the mind that are at stake. Internalized terrors that somehow surface, when you least expect them. And not miscellaneous war crimes, or other horrifying dark urges.

But first and foremost, my question was: Where in Hel’s name do these solemnly marching metal sounds [...] Click to raid more!