Story Archives — Maxwell Heilman
Classical metal gets a twisted facelift
The most obscure reaches of both movements find camaraderie in sonic terror.
Thad Kopec spreads his wings
“The Shadow and the Caster” leaves the singer-songwriter’s former style far behind.
Ulver returns to tripped-out beats
“The Assassination of Julius Caesar” guides listeners through seismic fables with accessible structures.
Biola’s Symphony Orchestra takes listeners on a journey
Many cultures, styles and emotions exude through the performance of eight concerto pieces.
1476 sounds like no other
“Our Season Draws Near” sees the eclectic duo wrap their influences into a transcendent musical cocktail.
Demon Hunter outlives their competitors
The faith-based melodic metallers come with accessible blood-pumping goodness.
Memoriam resurrects misunderstood genre
The death metal supergroup’s debut reminds listeners the nature of the beast.