Album Review: End Boss — “They Seek My Head”

End Boss - They Seek My Head

This is why metal can be so exciting. This is why, at their best (which admittedly can be rare) metal fans are a breed apart, never content to stick to the mainstream path, always finding the hidden corners and crevices where great music is being created. I don’t know if you normally think of New Zealand as a hotbed of metal activity, particularly for sludge and doom, but one listen to They Seek My Head, the debut from Wellington band End Boss has me thinking there’s something in the water and we should all be paying attention.

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Initial Descent: April 3 – 9, 2022

Terzij de Horde

I told you last week the memes would come hot and fresh and that, at least, did not disappoint. Anyone know what fresh hell will be the new topic no one can shut up about? Ahh, that’s right… no one cares. Anywho, we do have a fresh and hot list of metal new releases this week that kicks off with a black metal favorite in Terjiz de Horde, slappin’ new metal from End Boss, more black metal from Oceansnow, an avant and difficult yet satisfying outing from Abhorrent Expanse (album cover of the week?), and a whole jam packed list that follows. Tune out of the buzz of everything and tune in to all these, you won’t regret it. See you here throughout the week…

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