Reviews Label: Hydra Head

Label: Hydra Head

63 reviews found

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Eugene Robinson - Fight album cover

Eugene Robinson

Fight, 2008

6.0 / 10

Okay, so the more that I thought about this, the more ridiculous this concept feels to me, books on tape or CD or whatever. I am able to read so ...

Kayo Dot - Blue Lambency Downward album cover

Kayo Dot

Blue Lambency Downward, 2008

7.8 / 10

Kayo Dot is still creating music that's "eerie as fuck," but that comes as no surprise. The band seems to follow no set of guidelines when it comes to writing ...

The VSS - Nervous Circuits (Reissue) album cover


Nervous Circuits (Reissue), 2008

8.7 / 10

Seriously, The VSS are getting the reissue treatment from Hydra Head. Not only is this a completely unexpected revelation, but it is one that will probably go mostly unnoticed by ...

Ocrilim - ANNWN album cover


ANNWN, 2008

3.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Metal is constantly making relatives with classical and orchestra. Sometimes though, you have to remember why they are separate. Mick Barr is a very gifted individual; Wikipedia calls him “an ...

Stove Bredsky - The Black Ribbon Award album cover

Stove Bredsky

The Black Ribbon Award, 2008

7.1 / 10

No, that is indeed the correct name for this latest album by one, Stephen Brodsky (Cave In, Pet Genius, Kid Kilowatt, Converge, etc). And while his sanity level might be ...

Clouds - We are Above You album cover


We are Above You, 2008

8.0 / 10

After debuting with last year’s Legendary Demo, Boston-based rockers Clouds return with their sophomore full-length. Fronted by former Cave In guitar maestro Adam McGrath, the band has delivered another fine ...

Helms Alee - Night Terror album cover

Helms Alee

Night Terror, 2008

8.0 / 10

Following up a surprising teaser EP with a limited release earlier this year, Helms Alee drop their debut full-length on a mostly unsuspecting public; Night Terror is a great point ...

Zozobra - Bird of Prey album cover


Bird of Prey, 2008

7.5 / 10

Originally planned as a whole other project of Caleb Scofield under the moniker Heatseeker, Bird of Prey is instead the second full-length release from the Cave In/Old Man Gloom member’s ...

Mamiffer - Hirror Ennifer album cover


Hirror Ennifer, 2008

7.7 / 10

Hirror Ennifer is the debut album from Mamiffer the new project from Faith Coloccia and a revolving cast of co-conspirators including Aaron Turner (Isis, Old Man Gloom, Grey Machine, etc), ...

Helms Alee - Lionize/Truly album cover

Helms Alee

Lionize/Truly, 2008

8.0 / 10

Hot on the heels of their full-length, Night Terror, Helms Alee provide this two song slab of a record to those who might be infected with the weirdly catchy and ...

Torche - Healer/Across the Shields album cover


Healer/Across the Shields, 2009

7.0 / 10

Following up their much acclaimed full-length, Meanderthal, Torche gives the Healer/Across the Shields twelve-inch EP and DVD to tide fans over until their next record. The record contains two tracks ...

GREYMACHINE - Vultures Descend album cover


Vultures Descend, 2009

8.0 / 10

What do you get when you toss members of Jesu, Isis, Godflesh, House of Low Culture, The Lotus Eaters, Mamiffer nevermind ask the same question but change it to Aaron ...

Cave In - Planets of Old album cover

Cave In

Planets of Old, 2009

8.0 / 10

Cave In is back! Yes! The band makes its comeback known with the four-track twelve inch EP, Planets of Old, much to the excitement of long time fans and those ...

GREYMACHINE - Disconnected album cover


Disconnected, 2009

8.5 / 10

Certainly, GREYMACHINE is a group whose mere existence is enough to generate interest and the inevitable hype considering its composition of some rather prominent members of the “extreme” music community. ...

Keelhaul - Keelhaul's Triumphant Return to Obscurity album cover


Keelhaul's Triumphant Return to Obscurity, 2009

8.0 / 10

It’s been five years since Cleveland-based Keelhaul last graced us with Subject to Change Without Notice. In that time a lot has transpired, and not just in the world of ...

Pyramids with Nadja - Pyramids with Nadja album cover

Pyramids with Nadja

Pyramids with Nadja, 2009

8.5 / 10

How does a group of people who make a decent first album top that album (or theoretically top that album anyway)? Pyramids must have similar thoughts regarding sophomore records considering ...

Jodis - Secret House album cover


Secret House, 2009

8.0 / 10

Jodis is finally making its way onto stereos after a bit of a wait since the group announced its existence. Jodis is a three piece outfit consisting of James Plotkin ...

Everlovely Lightningheart - Sein Weal Tallion Rue album cover

Everlovely Lightningheart

Sein Weal Tallion Rue, 2009

8.5 / 10

Everlovely Lightningheart was a band (even though championed by Hydra Head for some time) that exists in virtual obscurity. And considering what this collective offers people, aside from a bunch ...

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