Nordahl’s Corner: Top albums of 2019

Hard to believe it’s already 2020, right? Seems like not that long ago, everyone was freaking out about Y2K and switching centuries. And yet here we are and I’m wondering how another 20 years has already blown by. Woah. So now is my chance to reflect a bit and celebrate my favorite music from the…

The Rogue Files: Interview with Lucifour M

Tell us about your band.   We are a band of 3 (sometimes 4) mates….coming from Italy, based sometimes there, sometimes in Berlin or London, where our labels Sonar Kollektiv and K7 Records are. We play pop music with a very open approach, from R&B to Metal, from Pop to Soul or Funk or anything…

The Rogue Files: Interview with Tarah Who?

  Tell us about your band. Tarah G. Carpenter: Vocals, Guitar Coralie Herve: Drums What are you working on currently (album, tour, music video, etc.)? CH : We have a west coast tour coming up, a new video for our single “Pantomath” and Tarah is working on a new EP too. TGC: Yes! Exactly! We…

The Rogue Files: Interview with Days to Come

Tell us about your band. A: Justin – My name is Justin Goodson and I’m the vocalist for Days To Come. Brandon Rix is our guitarist and Jalen Hall is our drummer. We’re a light pop prog rock band. We enjoy infusing pop vocal melodies with heavier music. What are you working on currently (album,…

The Rogue Files: Interview with Bleeding Raven

  Tell us about your project. BLEEDING RAVEN is an ‘aggrotech’/industrial pursuit. I call it ‘dungeon trash’ lol It grew out of another project called Gnostic Gorilla which is more Gothic/Dark wave/Industrial. The sound (Bleeding Raven) is abrasive, haunting, creepy and even in some ways bizarre. What are you working on currently (album, tour, music…

Album Review: Eluveitie – Ategnatos

Artist: Eluveitie Album: Ategnatos Record Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: April 5, 2019 Review by: Nick Licata Not since 2008’s, Slania, have I experienced an Eluveitie album as solid as, Ategnatos. Three years ago when they had a “drastic” lineup change, I thought it would be the end of the Eluveitie that I had…

Artist Interview: Snowy Shaw

Damnation Magazine: Thank you, Snowy for taking the time to sit and answer some questions for us. Snowy Shaw: Nemas prob, it’s my pleasure. DM: The new album, White is the New Black, is phenomenal. How does it feel to finally have a proper Snowy Shaw album out, and how has the response been so…

Album Review: Alien Weaponry – Tū

Review: Alien Weaponry – Tū By Todd Naevestad The thing I love about metal is that it is always surprising me. Something can come up in the genre that I never even thought about from a place I never expected. That’s how it was when I stumbled on Alien Weaponry, a thrash-metal band from New…

Nordahl’s List of Essential Metal From 2017

2017 has come and gone and now 2018 is blessing us with its freshness and downright bone-chilling coldness.  So when can I move to Florida or anywhere cheap and tropical?  Thank God we always have plenty of metal goodness to keep our blood flowing and get our bodies moving to generate some much needed warmth….

Song Review: Visions of Atlantis – Return to Lemuria

Album Preview: Visions of Atlantis – “Return to Lemuria” Record Label: Napalm Rercords Review By: Todd Naevestad Recently Visions of Atlantis released the music video (below) for “Return to Lemuria”, a single off of their upcoming album The Deep & The Dark. A symphonic metal band, this album will be Visions of Atlantis’ first album…

Album review: Unspeakable – Expulsion Of The Triumphant Beast

Self-released Available now at unspeakablerites.bandcamp.com Review By: Richard Jaspering This second release from St. Louis black/death metal band Unspeakable came to me in the mail on a cassette. The cassette looks slick, Lauren Gornik (metal artist extraordinaire) took the photograph of the Unspeakable members and it’s a stark one. The sound that rips through its…