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Warcoe – A Place for Demons

Heavier than The Giant’s Dream, A Place for Demons shows Doom can be fun. Yes, A Place for Demons marches in the shadows of gloomy, towering riffs, but there’s...

Mars Red Sky: ‘Dawn of the Dusk’ Album Review

chingly, hauntingly beautiful and deeply emotional, Dawn of the Dusk is the best Mars Red Sky record since their debut. The attention to detail is impeccable, and...

Aawks and Aiwass: ‘The Eastern Scrolls’ Split Review

We present a republication of Monster Riff’s review of The Eastern Scrolls, the split album by Canadian band Aawks and Texan act Aiwass, released on Black Throne...

Church of Misery – Born Under A Mad Sign

We present a republication of Monster Riff's review of Born Under A Mad Sign, the latest album from Japanese doom / stoner / sludge metal act Church of Misery, released...

Isaak 'Hey' Artwork

Isaak ‘Hey’

No frills necessary, Hey is a straightforward album, never hiding what it is. What it is, though, is heavy, riff-fueled Stoner Rock. There are moments that remind me of...