Matt Hinch

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Cretin - Stranger

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>Artwork by Emerson Murray<p>If it's intensity you want, you've got all the intensity you can handle with <i>Stranger</i> from grinding …

Northumbria – Bring Down the Sky

There’s something special about <b>Northumbria</b> and their latest, <i>Bring Down the Sky</i>. The ambient metal drone duo of guitarist <b>Jim Field</b> and bassist <b>Dorian</b> …

Dune – Aurora Majesty

There’s some mighty good shit coming out of Scotland. At least in so far as this review is concerned. The shit (with horns up of course) of note is</i> …

Jucifer - District of Dystopia

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>You never really know what to expect from a Jucifer album. <i>L'Autrichienne</i>'s cleanliness was a departure from <i>If Thine Enemy …

Kolony – Sledge

Review by Steve Earles<p>Canada is like a metallic Cauldron (pun intentional!) at the moment, constantly spewing forth molten metal into the world.<p>And …

FULL METAL PARENTING #7: DRUGS AND BOOZE

This month’s <b>Full Metal Parenting</b> is all about drugs and alcohol, and I’ll tell you right at the start that the hardest substance I indulge in these …

Northumbria 'Bring Down the Sky' to hold release show - Dec 11 @ the Garrison in Toronto

A couple of weeks ago Toronto based drone duo <b>Northumbria</b> released their second full length titled <i>Bring Down the Sky</i>. To celebrate they’re bringing …

Labyrinthine - Ancient Obscurity

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>Artwork by Zdzisław Beksiński<p>I'll try and make this relatively short so you can just get right to downloading Labyrinthine's</i> …

Bulletbelt - Rise of the Banshee

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>Artwork by Scarecrowoven<p>I hope you've done your stretches because <i>Rise of the Banshee</i> from New Zealanders Bulletbelt will give …

Myopic / Torrid Husk - Crawling Mountain Apogee

By Matt Hinch. I've written about both Myopic and Torrid Husk before and now the two come together on a split entitled Crawling Mountain Apogee. Each …

Sloths - Twenty Years

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>Artwork by Alec from Sloths<p>How can you call your band Sloths and then get all hyperblasted aggro on me? I was expecting …

Blliigghhtted - Which of You Have Done This??

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>Swallowed by the darkness<p><i>Which Of You Have Done This</i>? is a half-hour of some of the most chilling ambient blackened noise you …

Barbelith - Mirror Unveiled

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>Art by Art by A.B. Moore<p>Regular readers of Metal Bandcamp should know by now that this writer has a bit of a love affair with …

John Garcia – John Garcia

<b>John Garcia</b>. John fuckin’ Garcia. There is no voice more synonymous with stoner rock or desert rock than that of John Garcia. Best known as the …

Death Penalty – Death Penalty

It didn’t take long for <b>Gaz Jennings</b> to pick up a new project following the unfortunate demise of <b>Cathedral</b>. Recruiting former <b>SerpentCult</b> vocalist</b> …

Phobocosm – Deprived

If your idea of death metal begins and ends with Cannibal Corpse then <b>Phobocosm</b> is probably not for you. But if you can allow yourself to wallow in …

Northumbria and Famine – Blood Orchid

<i>Blood Orchid</i> is a nearly 16-minute live collaboration between <b>Northumbria</b> and <b>Famine</b>. The ambient drone unfolds over an expanse of time that feels much …

THRASH INVASION TOUR: Onslaught, Artillery and Vx36 at the Mansion, Kingston, ON November 11, 2014

Photo above by Artillery<p>I don’t get out to shows very much anymore. Especially if I don’t have much experience with the bands on hand. But when I get …

Secret Cutter - Self Titled

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>Trying to put a label on Secret Cutter is an exercise in futility, and also a bit unnecessary. All I know is, I have a split in …

Wrought Iron - Rejoice and Transcend

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>I've come to rely on a certain level of quality from Grimoire Records releases. <i>Rejoice and Transcend</i>, the debut full-length …

Owl - Into the Absolute

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>It seems I'm late to the Owl party, having missed last years's <i>You Are the Moon, I Am the Night</i>. I'll get my ears on that in …

Ruins / Usnea

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>The always reliable Halo of Flies recently released this filthy little 7” split between Germany's Ruins and Portland's Usnea. …

Gatecreeper - Gatecreeper

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>Artwork by JGA.<p>Far from the bitter cold of Sweden lies Gatecreeper. This Arizona group must yearn for the land of cheap …

Harangue - By the Strength of the Mighty Atlas

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>Cover art by Jeff Cook / Ink Culture Studios<p>I'm not going to pretend I don't have a bias towards Toronto metallic hardcore crew …

Wolvhammer / Krieg - Split

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>The inevitable matchup between US Black Metal stalwarts Wolvhammer and Krieg has arrived. A couple months ago to be correct. …

Idre - Idre

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>I'm gonna get this out of the way early. I don't listen to much Neurosis. I haven't even heard <i>Through Silver in Blood</i> for …

Psychotic Gardening - Hymnosis

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>Winnipeg's Psychotic Gardening bring the heavy with their icy take on death/doom. They've been around in some form or another …

Protokult - No Beer in Heaven

Written by Matt Hinch.<p>While not necessarily folk metal, Hoth made me take another look at the genre. Not a long hard one but enough that I noticed …

Hollow - Mordrake

Written by Matt Hinch.<p><i>Mordrake</i> is the debut from Montreal symphonic black metal/melodic death metal fiends Hollow. Not to be confused with the seven …