Archive for November, 2012

Soundgarden_KA_Album_coverReview by Ryan Mavity
Thank goodness this album worked out. (more…)

Review by Greg Maki
Since the start of 2007, taking into account recorded output and live performances, has there been a metal band better than Machine Head? Make your case, but you’ll have a hard time changing my mind. (more…)

REVIEW: Anaal Nathrakh – ‘Vanitas’

Posted: November 6, 2012 by Jeffrey Maki in Reviews

anaal-vanitasBirmingham’s Anaal Nathrakh is an extreme metal tandem that I was introduced to in 2011, and I wrote that their fusion of grindcore and black metal on their album, Passion, “frightened me.” I went on to interview Dave Hunt (aka V.I.T.R.I.O.L.) (read here), who told me he lives his life with “an underlying level of blind rage.”That blind rage rears its ugly head once again on Vanitas. (more…)