Tag: My Ruin

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Negative Creep #2!

When will anything from Tura Satana appear on Spotify? We can’t answer that one. The Los Angeles based band who released a pair of records in 1996’s “All Is Not Well” and 1997’s “Relief Through Release” are ironically just as well known posthumously as they were when they were active due to vocalist Tairrie B

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Turned Out

Rewinding the tape to 1992 and American Alternative Metallers Helmet, who incidentally we got into off of the back of their appearance on the soundtrack to Brandon Lee’s The Crow, it’s time to pay tribute to “Meantime“. Not just a hugely commercially successful album but also one that influenced a whole myriad of bands in

Throwback: “Made To Measure” by My Ruin!

Rewinding the tape back to 2003 and the project from husband and wife duo Mick Murphy and Tarrie B otherwise known as My Ruin for today’s throwback offering is an absolute pleasure. Label issues dogged the bands career and so they spent the majority of it DIY in order to control all aspects of the

Review: “Morality” by Exclave

Tearing up New England over the past four years have been Exclave, a band labeled a Thrash/Doom crossover act, hailing from Portland Maine who feature in their ranks members of numerous other projects including Quiet Warning, Cryptic and Apollyon. Their self titled debut dropped in 2016 and following a year of shows they dropped a

Review: “Old Stardust, Love, and Chaos” by Juliet Ruin

Edmonton, capital of Canada’s Alberta province, sits on the North Saskatchewan River and is home to Juliet Ruin. Comprising Kent Geislinger with Guitars and Vocals, Jesse Bauman with Drums, Jess Ruin with Lead Vocals, Wesley Rands with Guitars and Cody Reid with Bass and Backing Vocals, the band have dabbled with low tuned 7 string

Review: “Self Titled” EP by Abstracademy

Hailing from Buenos Aires Argentina and comprising Carol Amy on bass and vocals, AJ on guitar and vocals, The Birdman on guitar and Manu Salas on drums, Abstracademy are a band who play Progressive Post Metal and released their debut, self titled EP in November 2018. Getting this underway is intrumental “Paralelo” which has guitar

Review: “The Burden of Purpose” EP by Caged Existence

A female fronted four piece Metallic Hardcore band from Melbourne Australia, Caged Existence are a band who don’t follow any rules. Having put out a 5 track EP “The Body Prison” in May 2018, they spun back around in November with a pair of tunes under the name “The Body Prison: Cantos” before  letting us

Review: “Metamorphosis” EP by Chrysarmonia

Hailing from Lombardy near Milan Italy and formed by four musicians already in covers band 5 A CASO (or “5 Random”) for nearly a decade, Chrysarmonia comprise vocalist Vania Guarini, sticksman Fabio Chiappella, guitarist Davide Paggiarin and bassist Simone Pampuri playing Alternative Hard Rock. Their debut EP “Metamorphosis” is made up of songs by Vania Guarini and worked on

Playlist: Female Fronted Metal Bands in 2017

I for one am constantly amazed to find in 2017 there are some Metal fans out there, both male and female that won’t entertain listening to what I percieve to be a decent band purely because there is a female rather than a male vocalist. Yes, if the subjectmatter of the lyrics is not something