King Woman’s post-metal exploration of doom is a ticket to hazy and strange musical landscapes. It makes no apologies and takes no prisoners in its quest for catharsis.
In this excellent EP, Trevor William Church builds traditional heavy metal that is catchy and fun and leaves us wanting more. Fortunately, there’s more to come.
Without one misplaced note, Trees of Eternity offers up an hour of melancholy deliberation, and a beautiful farewell to and from singer Aleah Stanbridge.
Andrew D’Cagna’s solo project, Iron Flame, commits his imagination to “Lightning Strikes the Crown” and its stories of mythical creatures and metal avatars. The result is a potent riot.
With complex structures, provocative themes, and adroit execution, DVNE provides excellent contemporary progressive metal, with elements of doom, stoner rock, and more.
Grand in scale and structure, “Far From Light” is Lunar Shadow giving us creative and elemental traditional heavy metal that moves beyond homage with twin guitar attacks and great songwriting.
In a tight half hour, Legionnaire showcases glorious harmonized guitars on top of a thrumming rhythm section that recalls some of the best of traditional heavy metal.
The next time you find yourself thinking about the vastness of space and other enigmas of the universe, or if you simply want an appropriate soundtrack for self-abnegation, Spaceslug has you covered.