Sylosis – Monolith

Reviewed: December 2012 Released: 2012, Nuclear Blast RecordsRating: 3.5/5 Reviewer: Peter Atkinson Somewhere between the rethrash revivalists and the tech-metal adventurists lies England’s Sylosis. Their mix of old-school aggression and new-school dexterity largely captures the best of both worlds, without straying too far into either. Thus they are, for the…

Read More

Killing Joke – MMXII

Reviewed: December 2012 Released: 2012, Spinefarm USRating: 4.5/5 Reviewer: Peter Atkinson In spite of frontman Jaz Coleman\’s eccentricities, or, perhaps, because of them, long-running English heavyweights Killing Joke remain as biting, relevant and apocalyptic as ever. MMXII (2012 in Roman numerals) pulsates with anti-government/corporate rage and end of the world…

Read More