Album Review – Light Will Consume Us All by Chrch (Neurot Recordings)

Californian doom/sludge band Chrch have released a new album called Light Will Consume Us All. The album was released on the 11th of May via Neurot Recordings and epitomises all that is great and good in the doom genre.

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Vista release new single Witch Hunt

Only a few days ago, American alternative band Vista announced a huge headlining tour across the US. They have quickly followed that up with a new single called Witch Hunt, their first new music since July 2017 when the EP, Long Live, was released.

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Single Slam – Northern Chaos Gods by Immortal (Northern Chaos Gods)

Norwegian black metallers, Immortal, have released the first single from their upcoming and hotly anticipated new album, Northern Chaos Gods. The single is also the title track from the album that will be released on the 9th of July via Nuclear Blast.

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Book Review – The Maker’s Hand: An Alex Rainer Mystery by J.T. Turner

The Maker’s Hand is a dark, mystery/crime novel surrounding the world of magic, illusion and murder. Based in London it forms the second part of a series of books following a detective called Alex Rainer brought to us by Birmingham based J.T. Turner.

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Single Slam – Distortion by BABYMETAL

That band that divides metal all over the world, BABYMETAL, have released a new single called Distortion. Distortion apparently marks a new era for the band as they look to explore a new theme or concept in advance of a huge worldwide tour.

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Album Review – Ámr by Ihsahn (Candlelight Records)

The living legend that is Ihsahn has released his latest solo album, Ámr via Candlelight Records. It came out on the 4th of May and is another fine example of intelligent composition and exciting creativity mixed intriguingly with crushing metal force.

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Album Review – Reverence by Parkway Drive (Epitaph Records)

Australian metallers Parkway Drive have released their 6th studio album in Reverence. Reverence came out on the 4th of May via Epitaph Records. It was preceded by three singles that were all mind blowingly good making Reverence one of my most eagerly anticipated albums this year.

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Horror Movie Review – The Blackwell Ghost (2017)

The Blackwell Ghost is a clever little horror movie released in 2017. The Blackwell Ghost is a documentary that finally captures actual footage of a real haunting. Two differing statements. Which one is true? I honestly don’t know.

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Album Review – Eonian by Dimmu Borgir (Nuclear Blast)

Dimmu Borgir have released their new album, marking the 25th anniversary of the band. That album is called Eonian and it is released via Nuclear Blast. After an 8 year gap, could the symphonic black metallers return with a bang?

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