LIVE Review: Sunn O))) & Hildur Guðnadóttir (Convergence, London)

"Maximum volume yields maximum results" - an audio philosophy immortalized and forcefully carved in stone by drone metal group Sunn O))). Needless to say their show at the Barbican Centre in London reminded each and every attendee of this philosophy, flooding the venue with sonic concrete and drowning every man, woman and child in the … Continue reading LIVE Review: Sunn O))) & Hildur Guðnadóttir (Convergence, London)

Review: The Bug & Earth / Concrete Desert

In the latest collaboration between dub artist Kevin Martin, better known as The Bug, and Earth, the parent band of drone metal, the deepest darkest caverns of the urban jungle are explored through aggressive and intoxicating sub-levels of pounding and moaning bass. Concrete Desert marks the much anticipated return of the two collaborating artists after the release of Boa / Cold, released back … Continue reading Review: The Bug & Earth / Concrete Desert

BRICKED’s Top 20 Albums of 2016

2016 has served as an immense year for both music and the music industry. Below, we have compiled a list of BRICKED's top 20 albums of 2016, ordered as best as possible. 20. Psychonaut 4 - Neurasthenia Neurasthenia marks the third album by depressive black metal heavyweights Psychonaut 4. Neurasthenia takes a faster paced and more aggressive approach … Continue reading BRICKED’s Top 20 Albums of 2016

Review: Nine inch Nails / Not The Actual Events

Not The Actual Events, the latest EP from industrial rock legends Nine Inch Nails, seems to take a step back from the clean-cut electronic sound of their late releases in exchange for a more noisy, abrasive and heavy approach. This EP appears to blend the weighty aggressive sounds of The Downward Spiral with the dizzying production found in The … Continue reading Review: Nine inch Nails / Not The Actual Events