Tag: Reflections

The Black Map #234: Eyes Of A Nihilist from Peterborough!

Nihilism. A family of views and philosophies that rejects generally accepted or fundamental aspects of human existence such as social institutions, religion and morality… Which has to be the shortest definition known to man of a very broad subject but essential for the understanding of the concept that Peterborough Progressive Thrall act Eyes Of A

NEWS: Litost return with “White Rabbit”!

1967 was the year that Jefferson Airplane wrote and performed “White Rabbit” and fifty five years later Wisconsin Alternative Metal act  Litost have released a cover version to break what has been a long silence as the band approaches a decade having begun as a solo project. It’s their first new material since 2020 album

Playthrough: “Gluttony” from Humanity’s Last Breath!

Ahead of their run with Reflections and Cabal in April Humanity’s Last Breath mastermind Buster Odeholm has dropped a guitar playthrough for “Glutton” from the bands most recent offering “Valde” via Neural DSP. He’s using the Fortin Nameless Suite and a Hapas Judge 628 Humanity’s Last Breath custom guitar tuned in E, B, E, A,

Documentary: Studio Build with Carcosa!

A few days after Vancouver Canada Deathcore collective Carcosa (ex-Galactic Pegasus, Angelmaker) dropped a full length album in “Anthology“, guitarist Andrew Baena takes us on a front to back tour of what it’s like to get a new place and build a home studio in a long gestating documentary that offers a real insight into

Review: “Lost” by Soothsayer

Hailing from Abilene Texas are Soothsayer, a Metalcore collective who started out in 2019 as the project of vocalist Justin Puente and his wife, drummer Kali Puente alongside guitarist Hunter Haralson. They were soon joined by bassist Tim Hinojosa and second guitarist Josh Westerman before recording EP “Lost” with Luke Garrigus at Blackroom studios, who

NEWS: Reflections see only black in the mirror…

How do you make something that is already Earth shatteringly heavy sound even heavier? The answer to that one is to get Buster Odeholm of Humanity’s Last Breath and Vildhjarta fame to mix and mastered your cut at Impact Studios. He’s done exactly that for new cut “Noir” from Reflections and it can’t be a coincidence that

NEWS: Humanity’s Last Breath postpone until April 2022!

Like everyone else, Humanity’s Last Breath have been forced to move their European headlining tour trek back, this time by 12 months to from April 2021 to April 2022. That means that Black Tongue will no longer be able to join them for the run however the good news is that Reflections will be replacing them

NEWS: Reflections lift the black veil on “Cicada”!

We didn’t think it was possible for Reflections to get much heavier or darker than their album “Willow” but clearly we were wrong judging by new single “Cicada” which sees a guest appearance from Calle Thomer (Vildhjarta, Humanitys Last Breath, Stoort Neer). There is one man who could make them heavier and they have turned

Listmania: Metal Noise Top #5 Albums of 2020!

Probably the toughest category of our listmania awards series each year has to be the albums. These pages have had a daily review during the year of the Great Plague of 2020 and there have even been some occasions when there have been more than one. So that’s 365 plus records to consider, which is

Review: “Ailment” by Kneel

Seven years is a long time between records but life has a strange habit of getting in the way sometime and that’s no different for multi-instrumentalist and producer Pedro Mau (ex-Kneeldown, Wells Valley). His debut solo record “Interstice” appeared back in 2013 with the vocal and lyrical contributions of his Wells Valley colleague and Concealment