Glories – There Is No Stillness

The Birmingham, Alabama-based instrumental act Glories have been praised in the past for their uplifting music with smooth dynamics and overall great emotive qualities….


Dreariness – Fragments

Dreariness characterise themselves as playing depressive black metal, which is, regardless of their intention, an offence. This genre designation is generally reserved for bands…


Mechina – As Embers Turn To Dust

Science fiction-themed lyrics are nothing new within metal. There are plenty of great bands—such as Vektor, Ayreon, The Contortionist—that talk of space travel and…

Incubate Festival 2016

In these times of distrust and ongoing cutbacks in cultural spending, tides are getting rough for small indie festivals. Dunk! lost their government funds…


Sleep Token – One

Two months ago, we shared the first single of London-based act Sleep Token, and engaged in a long and fruitless search for their identity…