Rock / Heavy Metal

Hey Metal Punks: Drop Everything and Listen to This New Iskra Song

Photo courtesy of Iskra A few months ago, long-running and much-loved Canadian anarchist black metal/crust collective Iskra announced the imminent release of Ruins, the follow-up to 2009's brilliant Bureval LP. While the global release will be split between contributing labels in Western and Eastern Europe, the British Isles, Canada, Russia, Scandinavia, and South America, it's just been announced that the US physical release […]


Rock / Heavy Metal

Marriages Breathes New Life Into Post-Rock On Their New Album, 'Salome'

Photos by Nick Fancher Marriages emerged in Los Angeles in 2011 as a collaboration between members of instrumental post-rock group Red Sparowes and dreamy folk-pop band The Nocturnes. A 2012 EP, Kitsune, expanded on Red Sparowes sprawling flavors, with vocalist/guitarist Emma Ruth Rundle’s ethereal, often effects-soaked vocals gently flowing through intense peaks and valleys.  Rather than continue […]