Its been a weary week in the Hammer office as we recover from Download festival and the Golden God awards - our livers are currently in a state of pate). But we’ve managed to find time to listen to the latest and greatest music of the past seven days, take a look!
Lamb Of God - 512
Lewis Somerscales (Art Editor): “So great to have these guys back, the new album can’t come soon enough.”
Godsticks - Much Sinister
Dom Lawson (Editor-At-Large): “Dark and muscular prog heaviness from one of the UK’s most idiosyncratic rock bands. Like King’s X sparring with Voivod in the shimmering shadow of some grim, Lovecraftian monolith.”
Miss May I - I.H.E.
Merlin Alderslade (Deputy Editor): “Having a grumpy day? Let the new Miss May I rager sort you out.”
Cattle Decapitation - Manufactured Extinct
Jonathan Selzer (Reviews/Subterranea Editor): “A colossal death metal blast welded to both the industrial age and the endtimes”
Acid King - Red River
Alexander Milas (Editor-In-Chief): “Tidally-paced, mesmeric doom from the San Franciscan fuzz merchants”
Heart Of A Coward - Hollow
Eleanor Goodman (Features Editor): “More heavy, melodic awesomeness from these future TechFest headliners. Welcome back!”
Refused - Dawkins Christ
Luke Morton (Online Editor): “The forefathers of post-hardcore are lining up their comeback album and judging by this single they’ve lost nothing in the years away from the lomelight. Roll on Reading festival!”