Album Review: Ministry Clears A Very Low Bar With AmeriKKKant

As anyone who's read his autobiography can attest, Ministry's Al Jourgensen is undeniably an asshole. However, he is also responsible for some of the most innovative heavy music of the late 80's and early 90's. With an incredible three album run of The Land of Rape and Honey (1988), The Mind is a Terrible Thing … Continue reading Album Review: Ministry Clears A Very Low Bar With AmeriKKKant

Album Review: The Black Dahlia Murder—Nightbringers

  Over the fifteen year career of The Black Dahlia Murder, their fans have come to expect a certain style. While there's always room for a band to explore their sound and evolve, straying too far off the path (say, in the vein of Suicide Silence's 2017 self-titled departure) is generally met with disdain. New … Continue reading Album Review: The Black Dahlia Murder—Nightbringers

Album Review: Arch Enemy—Will to Power

A personal anecdote that perfectly conveys how I feel about this album: When I was a younger man, playing in a ragtag metal band with my friends and trying to make a name for ourselves, we had pretty shit equipment. It wasn't really our fault, we bought the best stuff we could afford—it's just that … Continue reading Album Review: Arch Enemy—Will to Power