Glassjaw‘s first proper full-length since 2002’s critically-heralded Worship and Tribute proves to be some of the band’s most aggressive and most adventurous material to date.
Although they’ve been sporadically active since the release of Worship and Tribute, New York’s Glassjaw have nonetheless made a lasting impact on the post-hardcore scene, continually inspiring legions of young bands to this day. As such, any output from the band, no matter how small, is generally met with great enthusiasm. This is of course the case with the band’s long-awaited third full-length album, Material Control. Since the release of the Our Color Green and Coloring Book EPs in 2011, and especially since the release of the “New White Extremity” single in 2015 and subsequent performances of new songs at recent tours, anticipation for this record has been growing for quite some time. Now that it is finally here, it is safe to say that it delivers what longtime fans want and more. Continue Reading
The holidays are upon us, which means two things: brain aneurysms from being subjected to ludicrous amounts of Christmas music and cold, miserable weather. Because we like to be festive here at Svbterranean, and because we are super cliched, we have decided to dedicate this month to our favorite black metal recordings (we have to stay true to the “v” in our name, you know?).
Presenting Blog Aus Nord (yeah, I know, we’re hilarious); a month-long black metal highlight series in which we show our love to our personal favorite KVLT records. The setup is just like that of our mathcore series in March and our metalcore series in September, except this time there’s more tremolo-picking and Satan stuff. Just like our similar “retrospective” series, we hope you rediscover old greats or find something new you have never heard before.
We hope you enjoy this series and we encourage you to share your thoughts on these albums and how we’re not black metal enough.
Acclaimed Canadian duo MARES OF THRACE unveiled to the world that they are recording a new ep. Vocalist/Guitarist Trez recently announced on social media the outfit’s plans to record new material. This will be their first work after a 3-year hiatus in which Trez returned to academia and subsequently settled into a new career in Video Game design. Continue Reading