265: BAADER-MEINHOF

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

260: INTERNAL ROT

Internal Rot is premium grade, no fuckin’ about, pure grindcore. Their 2020 album, ‘Grieving Birth’, with 22 tracks, clocks in at just over 23 minutes. As is expected with the genre, the pace is blistering. This is a guitar-driven shotgun to the face. The riffs are fucking brilliant, switching it up throughout and remaining exciting … Continue reading 260: INTERNAL ROT

259: SYLVAINE

Kathrine Shepard, better known as Sylvaine, is a Norwegian singer/songwriter whose blending of the ethereal and extreme makes for some of the most beautiful music I’ve heard in years. Shepard’s vocals are delicate, and haunting. Beautiful clean melodies float gently above the delicate music, but suddenly everything shifts. Black metal strumming takes hold and that … Continue reading 259: SYLVAINE

257: WVRM

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