Album Releases

Rwake – Xenoglossalgia: The Last Stage of Awareness Review

This is the earliest recording from experimental doom/sludge monsters Rwake. This was recorded by the Arkansas outfit in the late 90s when the band were very young, this is a point in time and demonstrates where they came from to go on to produce such monstrous records like “Voices of Omens”

Album Reviews

Toehider – To Hide Her Review

Though the band have been around for a little while now, this is the first I had heard of them and honestly the album just stunned the crap out of me. It’s impossible to pin these guys down to a certain style or sound..

Album Reviews

Devin Townsend Project – Deconstruction

The third in a four-part series may well be his most successful release yet. The album touches on every aspect that Townsend has used in the past, drawing its sound from a mix of STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DTP, OCEAN MACHINE and his more cohesive and melodic solo stuff…

Album Reviews

Ben Levin Group – Pulse Of A Nation

The latest oddity to come across my desk is a largely instrumental album from the BEN LEVIN GROUP, who were formed of all places at the Berkley School Of Music, which as a lot of you would know gave us the almighty Dream Theater. So as you can imagine, instrumentation is the main course here and I’ll tell you now that these guys are very highly skilled on a technical level…