Profile: Jordan Milner of The Breathing Process

The Breathing Process

The fact that The Breathing Process set a benchmark back in 2008 for infusing symphonic black metal into deathcore coupled with the fact that their just released fourth full length, Labyrinthian, is their best yet is nothing short of impressive. In fact, there’s very little ‘core’ left to their sound other than a brutalicious breakdown here and there. It’s an album that steps on the gas just before the green light and doesn’t let off until the last second of its nearly an hour runtime and EPIC is definitely a worthy descriptor, particularly when the symphonic aspect of their sound trickles in around the edges. We recently had the chance to pose our Profile questions to guitarist Jordan Milner to get some insights so read on to see how it went down and be sure to snag a copy from the links contained within.

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Album Review: Sermon of Flames — “I Have Seen the Light, and It Was Repulsive”

I don’t know why I don’t pick up more promos from I, Voidhanger.  I have never been even remotely close to disappointed with anything in the past I’ve reviewed from them, and they are home to some of the most unstoppable titans in the metal scene right now, bands who are not at all afraid to push the boundaries of metal as far as they can possibly go.  With all that in mind, I took on I Have Seen the Light and It Was Repulsive, the debut full length from Sermon of Flames, purely on a whim, and I have to say, the tradition of not being disappointed holds.

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Album Review: Wormwitch — “Wolf Hex”

Growth and change are never a bad thing in a band, within reason, of course.  Some bands take the experiences of the road and of growing older and use it to forge a new path for themselves, and some use it to hunker down and double up on what makes them great.  Wormwitch, a band I have had my eyes on for some time, have opted for the latter on their newest release, Wolf Hex.  Their furious blend of black metal, old school thrash and death metal has always been a winning combination, and it is on this release that they seem to have found the winning proportion of everything.

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Receiving the Evcharist: Epiphanic Truth and Sketchbook Brewing Company’s Orange Door

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

Hail and well met, traveller!  This week we’re taking a dark, pessimistic look at humanity and then swerving right on over to a bright, sunny ale to even out the downers.  Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations.  Drink from the cup of heresy.  This week’s offerings: Epiphanic Truth’s Dark Triad: Bitter Psalms to a Sordid Species and Sketchbook Brewing Company’s Orange Door.

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Receiving the Evcharist: Civerous & Stygian Obsession and Buffalo Trace Bourbon

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations. Drink from the cup of heresy. This week’s offering: Civerous & Stygian Obsession’s Heralds of Affliction and Buffalo Trace Bourbon.   Continue reading