When Eric Whitney, better known as polarising trap metal rapper Ghostemane, turns his focus to a black metal project, it’s hard to know what to expect. Baader-Meinhoff is Whitney’s one-man black metal project, on which he performs all instruments and vocals (under the name ‘Sage Meinhoff’. So, when a trap metal musician whose influences seem … Continue reading 265: BAADER-MEINHOF

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Hailing from South Carolina, Wvrm have established themselves, via a string run of albums/EPs/splits, as a force to be reckoned with. With a mix of grindcore and death metal, it’s aggressive, confronting, fast, and I can’t get enough of it. Vocalist Ian Nix is relentless. His vicious delivery completes the sound here. Wvrm’s most recent … Continue reading 257: WVRM


While Whitechapel started out with a sound readily labelled as deathcore, is they’ve grown and matured over the last 15 years it’s become harder and harder to neatly classify their sound. With a broad set of influences via the each member, Whitechapel have steadily incorporated more elements from outside the deathcore sphere - such slower … Continue reading 256: WHITECHAPEL


Good music is good music. And sometimes something hits you that you just were not expecting. When news broke that NIN’s Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross were producing the new album from Halsey (who I’d unfairly dismissed as just another pop star), I didn’t give it much thought. People seemed enthusiastic, but why would I … Continue reading 253: HALSEY