Monthly Archives: March 2016

Ihsahn – “Arktis.”

Let’s get a few things out of the way. I love everything Ihsahn has done. For me, he is a musical genius. He has progressed from each album, refining his approach while still being very much HIM. This was very … Continue reading

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Dream Theater – “The Astonishing” plot review

I posted a review of “The Astonishing” a while after the release and decided not to get into grading the story. My view of the music remains unchanged. I really love the music throughout the album. I also still love … Continue reading

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Misto – “Infinite Mirrors” EP

The band Misto is a one man band from Italy. The man behind Misto is Mirko. So Mirko is Misto. Got that? I wondered why he didn’t just call it Mirko too. But anyway, the debut EP is called “Infinite … Continue reading

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Knifeworld – “Bottled Out of Eden”

After trying to like Knifeworld’s last album, “The Unraveling,” I was concerned about having to review their new album “Bottled Out of Eden.” I listened to this album over and over, hoping for a different result. Nope. I am still … Continue reading

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Interview with Mike Hill of Tombs

First off, I love the “All Empires Fall” EP. What made you guys decide on doing an EP versus a full length. At the time we had just finished up our contractual responsibilities with Relapse, so in a sense, we … Continue reading

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Entheos – “The Infinite Nothing”

The cliché “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts” is apt. Featuring drummer Navene Koperweis (ex-Animals as Leaders, ex-Animosity), bassist Evan Brewer (ex-The Faceless, ex-Animosity), along with Cheney Crabb on vocals and recently-enlisted guitarist Malcolm Pugh (replacing … Continue reading

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