Oct 252017


On Friday the 13th of this month Montreal’s WarCall released their fourth record, Invaders, a concept album based on humanity fighting back an alien invasion, with lyrical themes that focus on topics such as the importance of resisting oppression. What we have for you today is the debut of a lyric video for a track named “Bully Bastard“.

WarCall guitarist and backing vocalist Mat Simard sent us this comment from Europe, where the band are in the midst of a tour in support of the album: “The song shows a different side to the style of the album, more groove oriented. We wanted to do a lyric video from this one because the text is interesting, talking about standing up for what you believe in. I see it as a very very heavy rock song.” And it definitely is that. Continue reading »

Sep 152013

I took  a rare break from metal for most of yesterday, but not a complete break. I did spend time last night checking out new music and found a handful of savage items that I thought were worth featuring in this post. So here we go:


Dichotomy are a band from Dublin, Ireland, who self-released their debut album Paradigm last month. I haven’t heard it, but I did catch a video they premiered through Terrorizer on Friday for one of the album’s songs. The song’s name is “Of Strife Of Discord”, and according to the band: “The song’s title is a reference to Eris, Greek goddess of chaos, strife and discord. The song is about the destruction of the self and allowing chance to rule one’s course; about becoming the embodiment of chaos.”

The song is a dichotomy, too. On the one hand, it’s a jet-fueled blast of melodic death metal with a lot of flying fretwork and some pleasingly serpentine guitar solos. On the other hand, it delivers a boatload of galvanizing grooves that should get heads banging hard. I had fun listening to it. Continue reading »